Florida A&M University announced a six-year partnership with
The Rattlers’ bright green and orange uniforms will get a King James-centric makeover with a special branding on the shoulders, but the biggest star of the renewed alliance is the PE shoe. LeBron James himself made his debut in the green and orange snake-print LeBron 18 PE seen above during the Los Angeles Lakers’ game against the Phoenix Suns on March 2. “Nike has a long history of supporting Florida A&M, and I am committed to making the HBCUs better. James.
In addition to outfitting FAMU teams, Nike will also support the university’s student-athlete development programs, provide student-athletes with internships and “coordinate networking opportunities,” according to a press release from Nike News. . “Florida A&M has a rich tradition of excellence on the court and the field, which includes not only athletic success, but equally important in education, preparation for future careers and community engagement,” said Sonja Henning , vice president of league partnerships for North America at Nike. “Through our continued relationship with Florida A&M Athletics, we will have the opportunity to partner with some of the country’s top student-athletes and the next generation of leaders.”
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