Air Jordan 1 Low OG “Howard University”

Howard U is getting a shoe.

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The Air Jordan 1 Low OG is gearing up for a special release with the upcoming "Howard University" colorway. This edition marks the exact model of the exclusive "PE" pair gifted to the school in 2023. This pair creates a unique connection between the sneaker and Howard University. Overall, this collaboration signifies a significant milestone as it's the first time a Nike x HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) collaboration will be made available to the public. 

The "Howard University" Air Jordan 1 Low OG is momentous. It bridges the worlds of iconic sneaker culture and the rich heritage of HBCUs. Anticipated to become a coveted addition to sneaker collections, this release features a classic low-top silhouette and the distinctive "Howard University" color scheme. Next, the unique connection to the university and the historic collaboration with an HBCU add a meaningful dimension to the Air Jordan 1 Low OG. This pair is not just a stylish sneaker but also a symbol of cultural significance.

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“Howard University” Air Jordan 1 Low OG

The sneakers feature a light gum rubber sole and a clean white midsole. Next, cream leather constructs the base of the sneakers, with cracked red overlays that create an interesting aesthetic. Also, a cracked blue Nike Swoosh is on the sides. The tongues and heels both feature Nike and Jordan branding, and the insoles feature Howard University’s Bison branding. 

Sneaker Bar Detroit reports that the Air Jordan 1 Low OG “Howard University” will be released in the holiday season of 2024. Also, the retail price will be announced closer to when they are released. Further, make sure to let us know what you think about these kicks in the comments below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for the most recent updates and news from the sneaker community. We’ll make sure to offer you the newest products from the most notable brands.

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Ben Atkinson is a sneaker content writer at HotNewHipHop, with expertise in web content writing, digital marketing and search engine optimization (SEO). Ben’s love for sneakers began when he was 13. He founded Midwest Soles, his sneaker reselling business. He bought and sold hundreds of popular sneakers and learned everything there is to know about the sneaker market. He eventually combined his passion for sneakers with his passion for writing and started covering sneaker releases and valuable sneaker reselling information. Ben has previously written for Sneaker Flippers, managing the site’s email newsletter to over 15,000 engaged readers with a focus on enhancing the click/open rate to increase the sale conversion rate overall. On top of this, Ben would also create written content for the site with a view to increasing web traffic and online sales through SEO optimization. His favorite sneakers are the Air Jordan 1 ‘Bred’ and the Nike x Parra Air Max 1.