Zion Williamson, who grew up in Florence, South Carolina, was first selected in the 2019 NBA draft. By joining a family of more than 50 athletes in multiple sports, the incoming professional is the newest member on the list. Hardwood by Jordan Brand.
"I feel incredibly fortunate to be part of the Jordan Brand family," says Williamson. "Since I was a child, I dreamed of reaching the league and having the kind of impact on the game that Michael Jordan had and still has. Today." He was one of those special athletes I admired, and I really can't express how happy and excited I'm on this trip. "
The addition of Williamson completes a summer full of new talent that joins Jordan Brand, including Jayson Tatum, Rui Hachimura, WNBA players Asia Durr and Kia Nurse and NFL rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins.
"We are very happy to welcome Zion to the Jordan brand," says Craig Williams, president of the Jordan brand. "It's amazing to see him play the game with pbadion and unbridled joy and we hope to build our relationship with him for many years."