It seems that Anthony Anderson’s unique “Howard College” Air Jordan 4 that was gifted to him for graduating final weekend was only a teaser of what’s to come back between the Jordan Model and the HBCU. 

In accordance with Boardroom, Jordan Model will grow to be the subsequent sponsor of Howard College. The HBCU is at present sponsored by Underneath Armour’s Curry Model, a deal that’s set to run out someday this summer season.

Per Boardroom, the brand new sponsorship deal won’t have an effect on the continuing partnership between the Curry Model and the college’s golf program. This will mark the primary time since 1997 that an HBCU has grow to be a Jordan Model-sponsored college when the model first began signing collegiate endorsement offers 25 years in the past.

Howard College might be becoming a member of a stacked roster of colleges repping Jordan Model together with UNC, UCLA, Michigan, Georgetown, Marquette, San Diego State, Houston, Oklahoma, and Florida.

On the time of writing, the reported endorsement deal has not but been confirmed by Jordan Model and Howard College.

UPDATE (08/11): The rumored partnership between Howard College and Jordan Model was confirmed at this time. 

The 20-year endorsement deal will search to raise Howard’s athletic division, with the college’s first Jordan uniforms set to be unveiled later this month on Aug. 27.

Whereas athletics would be the main focus of the deal, Jordan Model additionally hopes to create new recruiting alternatives on the tutorial facet. 

“Howard College and Jordan Model share a legacy of excellence and deep dedication to the Black Neighborhood. As a HBCU graduate, I perceive the academic affect an establishment like Howard College has,” stated Jordan Model president Craig Williams. 

“Partnering with Jordan Model is one other sign of our ambitions as a college to grow to be an excellent brighter beacon for Black Excellence,” says Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, Howard College president. “We’re thrilled to work on that imaginative and prescient of greatness collectively.”

Readers can discover extra particulars on Michael Jordan and the Jordan Model’s 10-year $100M dedication to the Black neighborhood right here.

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