I PROMISE School Drives Design

New LeBron Shoe Has APS Inspiration
Posted on 01/09/2020
Image of LeBron's New Shoe(Craig Webb for Ohio.com/Akron Beacon Journal)

The other LeBron size 15 shoe is about to drop.

The next shoe to be released by the NBA megastar, the LEBRON 17s, will pay homage to his hometown and a school he founded in Akron to help kids not only graduate from high school but get a college degree.

The LEBRON 17 I Promise is inspired by the I Promise School that his foundation, in partnership with Akron Public Schools, opened in 2018 to assist at-risk kids and their families.

Nike says the shoe’s colorful design symbolizes LeBron James’ optimism and hope for the academic success of children in the community where he grew up.

The LeBron James Family Foundation’s crown is on the tongue. And phrases like “I promise I will dream big” are on the laces. Read more here >>.

Image of LeBron's New Shoe
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