Nigerian-born entrepreneur, Peter Johnson was one of the 28 creators to design a sneaker for Nike’s NYC by You project.
The mind behind the streetwear and lifestyle brand Project 96 (P96), Peter Johnson, who was also one of 28 creators to design a sneaker inspired by their story for Nike’s NYC by You project.
“I was offered the opportunity to create my own version of the new Nike Air Max 200s”Peter Johnson
The 22-year-old is a Lagos-born entrepreneur based in Queens, NY. Through his work with P96 and FulfillYourProject, Johnson is consistently drawing inspiration from his culture and his passion to uplift humanity. His design, entitled Balanced Diet, is inspired by how he approaches his dual identity of being Nigerian and American.
Much of my life since moving to America has been an attempt at finding an equilibrium between my Nigerian heritage and my newly acquired NYC culture, This sneaker is a physical representation of a balanced diet of both of my worlds tied together by the laces of these sneakers.”Peter Johnson