Memphis Grizzlies star point guard Ja Morant is in the giving mood, and an HBCU basketball program is going to be a recipient.
Mississippi Valley State will be one of four schools to be gifted the Nike Ja 1 signature sneakers this season. The former Murray State player is expected to present shoes to Memphis and Radford in addition to Mississippi Valley State and his alma mater.
Mississippi Valley State is one of four college programs that will be gifted the signature sneakers of the Memphis Grizzlies superstar, along with Murray State, Memphis and Radford.
Morant has a special connection to the Delta Devils program, as his sister, Niya Morant, plays on the women’s basketball team.
Memphis, Murray State and Radford received the ember glow colorway. Mississippi Valley State got a special delivery with an unreleased colorway that’s not expected to debut until near Halloween.