Release Date: November 17th, 2018
This brand new colorway of the Jordan 1 is inspired by Michael Jordan’s ‘fit during his Rookie of the Year acceptance speech which can be seen in the video and image below.
Michael Jordan accepted the NBA’s Rookie of the Year honors back in April 30, 1985. As a rookie Jordan averaged 28.2 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists. Nowadays those are MVP-like numbers!
Inspired by Michael Jordan’s wardrobe during his Rookie of the Year acceptance speech, this Air Jordan 1 features a color combination of off-white, Gold Harvest, and Black all throughout the upper which is constructed out of leather and suede. The best parts of the shoe are the insides of the wing flaps, one which reads ““This award is nice, but I just feel it is very important for each individual to go out and contribute to his team.”-MJ. And the other has “1984-85, R.O.Y., 2313 points, and 28.2 ppg. A white tongue, red Nike Air branding, black laces, white midsole, and black rubber outsole complete the look.
Update (10/1/2018): The Air Jordan 1 Rookie of the Year will release in unisex sizes, meaning they’ll be available for both men and women
Update (9/27/2018): Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Rookie Of The Year now expected to release on November 17th for $160
Update (7/4/2018): The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Rookie Of The Year is inspired by what Michael Jordan wore during his Rookie of the Year acceptance speech.
Update (6/4/2018): Look for the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Golden Harvest Sail Black to release October, 2018.
Official Images (11/12/2018)
Stadium Goods (11/5/2018)
First Look via sneakerjamz (7/25/2018)
Rendering of what the shoe may end up looking like (7/4/2018)