The Air Jordan 14 is officially included Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2019 Collection designed by Ethan Ellis who was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a condition where the left side of his heart is underdeveloped.
Ethan is passionate about basketball and has dreams of playing professionally one day. His design is a tribute to both the game he loves and the people and places that were a part of his health journey. The reptilian accents are a nod to his favorite team, the TCU Horned Frogs, The number 6 represents his heart surgeries, while the laces feature the hospitals where he received care. On the tongue, you’ll find the name of his pal and fellow patient, “Lil’ Rey.”
Look out for the “Doernbecher” Air Jordan 14 to release on December 7th in men’s and grade school sizing at select retailers and Nike.com for $200 USD.
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