The collection features the life legacy of former Bruin, who had four-lettered sports at UCLA.

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March 15, 2024

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UCLA has debuted the officially licensed UCLA X Jackie Robinson collection at the UCLA Store. This collection pays homage to Robinson’s unparalleled legacy intertwined with UCLA’s athleticism.

The Roots of Fight (ROF) university collaboration program, Campus Legends and the Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA) student-run enterprises of UCLA Trademarks and Licensing and the UCLA Store, led the UCLA X Jackie Robinson collection.

“Becoming UCLA’s first-ever four-sport athlete meant a lot to Jackie, and he was forever proud to have played such a special role in the storied history of the Bruin tradition,” says the Jackie Robinson Family in a joint statement. “We are thrilled to see his light continue to shine through this collection with our great friends and partners, Roots of Fight.” 

Breaking ground, the exclusive UCLA X Jackie Robinson collection is not limited to his renowned Major League Baseball (MLB) legacy; the collection is inclusive of all four sports Robinson excelled in during his time at UCLA, highlighting his historic achievement as the first Bruin to earn varsity letters in baseball, basketball, track and field and football. Further, this comprehensive line pays tribute to Robinson’s contribution to American sports history, as the former Bruin went on to the MLB and became the first African American to play in the league.

“We have had the honor and privilege of working with the Jackie Robinson Family for almost a decade,” says Jesse Katz, president, co-founder, ROF. “We are excited to play a small part in helping tell Jackie’s incredible history and stories and to extend Jackie’s Roots of Fight collection to our new collaboration with UCLA. Jackie will forever be a Bruin, and with our Campus Legends program, we are proud to bring some of these amazing stories to the UCLA campus, the student body, alumni and fans of Jackie far and wide.”

Celebrating Robinson’s decorated lifetime achievements, the UCLA X Jackie Robinson collection includes premium hoodies, T-shirts, hats, shorts and sweatpants.

“Representing UCLA excellence and heritage with the remarkable legacy of Jackie Robinson, it is an

honor to introduce this iconic, one-of-a-kind collection to Bruins,” says Peter Poon, director, UCLA Store.

The UCLA X Jackie Robinson collection is available in-store and online at the UCLA Store, and via Rootsoffight.com for a limited time.

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