Baseball superstar, Ken Griffey Jr was praised on and off the field for his noble characteristics. At one point he was featured in a number of ads reading, “Griffey For President”. The Nike Air Griffey Max 1 Vote For Griffey plays right into this sentiment.
Ken Griffey Jr eventually became a politician, serving as an American Public Diplomacy Envoy. In light of the current Presidential Race, Nike seized the opportunity to drop this presidential iteration. On another note, 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Nike Air Griffey Max 1.
Navy Blue suede covers the majority of the sneaker. Deep Red accents are found at the heel, pull tab, tongue, and laces. The number 16 is placed on the sneaker, signifying his fictional campaign. The Nike Air Griffey Max 1 Vote For Griffey even has patriotic stars making their way down the heel tab. The most appealing aspect of this sneaker is the gum bottom. His signature is found at the heel giving the appearance of a presidential seal. Are these worthy of your vote?