Dr. D’Wayne Edwards is the most prominent Black designer in the footwear industry and he’s ready to step into manufacturing. A shoe veteran of 3 decades, his career spans from L.A. Gear, Nike as footwear design director from 2001 to 2011 and laid his hands on the immortal Jordan brand. He is credited with paving the way for young Black design talent entering the sneaker industry and serves as a voice of diversity wherever he goes. Dr. Edwards is the founder of PENSOLE Design Academy – an academy dedicated to understanding sneaker and fostering product development. PENSOLE is located in Portland, OR only a half day’s drive from Edwards’ beginnings in Inglewood, CA…. Read More