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Air Jordan 3 Doernbecher “Hugo” Releases December 2023

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In October 2023, Nike unveiled the Doernbecher Freestyle XIX collection. This collection, featuring six unique shoes, was designed by child patients from OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. These highly-anticipated charity sneakers are set to make their debut just in time for the holiday season.

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Hugo “Juice” Covarrubias Molina, the designer behind the Air Jordan 3 in this collection, drew inspiration from the Seattle Seahawks’ team colors—navy blue and slime green. The latter color descends down the ankle as a nod to the young boy’s nickname. Additionally, Juice’s love for flashy jewelry is reflected in the hang-tag, which is impressively plated with 24-carat gold. The outsole of the shoe features a powerful message: “It’s okay to be different,” serving as a source of inspiration for Hugo as he copes with his Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome condition.

This release marks the second time the Air Jordan 3 has been featured in the annual Doernbecher Freestyle sneaker collection. Its first appearance was in 2010, featuring a red and silver design, and it was re-released in 2013.

Air Jordan 3 Doernbecher 2023 Release Date

The Air Jordan 3 Doernbecher “Hugo” is scheduled for release on December 2nd. These unique sneakers will be available at select Jordan Brand retailers both in-store and online, including Nike.com. The retail price is set at $210 USD.

In summary, the Doernbecher Freestyle XIX collection showcases the creative designs of child patients, like Hugo “Juice” Covarrubias Molina, bringing together style and charity. The Air Jordan 3 in this collection is a testament to the power of individuality and self-expression, with a release date that coincides with the holiday season, spreading joy to sneaker enthusiasts and contributing to a noble cause.

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Air Jordan 3 Doernbecher “Hugo”
Color: Multi-Color/Multi-Color-Multi-Color
Style Code: FZ3030-919
Release Date: December 2, 2023
Price: $210

UPDATE 11/18: Grab a look at the official photos below.

FZ3030-919

Doernbecher Hugo FZ3030-919

Doernbecher XIX FZ3030-919

Jordan 3 Doernbecher

Doernbecher FZ3030-919

Photos: swoosh_head23

Mario Briguglio
Mario Briguglio
Founder and Editor in Chief. My passion for sneakers started at age 6 and now I've turned my passion into a profession. Favorite Kicks - Air Jordan 3 "Black Cement"

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