Unreleased Air Jordan 7 “Ken Griffey Jr.”
As a former member of the Jordan Brand NRG team, Frank Cooker sits on a treasure trove of never-before-seen mockups and legacy tributes residing in the Jumpman archives. Every once in a while, Cooker will take to Instagram to preview an exclusive pair that never made it to market, most recently giving us a first look at the never-before-seen Air Jordan 7 created in honor of the participation of Ken Griffey Jr at the 1992 Foot Locker. Slam Fest – a dunk contest for professional athletes once retired from the hardwood, including the likes of Deion Sanders and Barry Bonds.
Inspired by The Kid’s range of iconic “Swingman” silhouettes with The Swoosh – specifically the Nike Air Griffey Max 1 “Fresh Water” – the aforementioned AJ 7 reflects the color scheme synonymous with Griffey with the titular turquoise playing a part. dominant accent on the smooth silhouette. nubuck overlays while a jet black base sits below. White contrasts appear on the laces and the Jumpman collar insignia, while crimson hues rarely provide pops along the embroidered forefoot Swoosh and tongue. Holding a single branding denoting the Hall of Famer’s aesthetic, the red stripe of his Swingman logo circles the Jumpman insoles in conclusion.
While these will remain locked away in the theoretical vault, enjoy a never-before-seen look at the Air Jordan 7 “Ken Griffey Jr.” below.
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