Ten facts about Jordan Brand


yahir avalos, contributor

  1. Jordan Brand was founded by former NBA All-Star, Micheal Jordan in 1985.
  2. Jordan Brand first released the Air Jordan 1 “Chicago” model in 1985.
  3. Jordan signed a five-year endorsement deal with Nike worth $2.5 million
  4. The NBA banned the original Air Jordan for not meeting the league’s stringent policy on uniforms and colors.
  5. Designer Tinker Hatfield designed the sneakers for the company.
  6. The team is currently worth $1.3 billion, pushing Jordan’s net worth to $1.9 billion.
  7. Air Jordan 11 “concords” is one of the most-loved sneakers ever. Sole Collector magazine voted the XI the top shoe of all time.
  8. There are 34 different types of silhouettes
  9. Tate Kuerbis, Wilson Smith III, Jason Mayden, Josh Heard, Suzette Henri helped design the Jordan 19.
  10. Jordan Brand has done many collaborations with big companies



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