Marcus Jordan Shares Story Behind Trophyroom Air Jordan 5! | #LIFEATCOMPLEX

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  • Published: 15 May 2019
  • On this episode Tony calls up Marcus Jordan to learn about the inspiration behind the Air Jordan 5 Trophyroom sneaker! Growing up in the legendary household of Michael Jordan, Marcus reveals the behind the scenes details of the famous "Trophy Room". The pack comes in two colorways, one for the general public and the other for friends and family!

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Comments • 148

  • NJ_ grails
    NJ_ grails  2 months back

    People like him who have passion in the shoes they create must feel like shit when the only reason people buy them is to profit off them

    • Robye Mckenzie
      Robye Mckenzie  3 months back

      IF ANY OF YALL ARE INTO SNEAKERS I JUST UPLOADED A VIDEO ON HOW TO RESELL SNEAKERS FOR PROFIT https://youtu.be/KoHCm7SKCFc

      • Logan Swain
        Logan Swain  4 months back

        If anyone is looking for a size 11, let me know. Have a DS pair.

        • Keith Whitney
          Keith Whitney  4 months back

          Will the new store remain in the Orlando area?

          • Mr G
            Mr G  4 months back

            Raging Bulls x Unc 🔥

            • joseph Lai
              joseph Lai  4 months back

              Damn ............. I want the Friend & Family pair so bad

              • Donte Lewis
                Donte Lewis  4 months back

                Must be nice!

                • Crizan Benevides
                  Crizan Benevides  4 months back

                  Legendas em português por favor

                  • Addison Nibber
                    Addison Nibber  4 months back

                    Jordan 5s r lowkey slept on

                    • Roni
                      Roni  4 months back

                      I love these shoes, and I love the concept of The Trophy Room - but the way Trophy Room handled the online release was worse than most in my opinion. Yes - Trophy Room is a Shopify site so it's very obvious that bots will eat some pairs, but I didn't see anybody but people w/ bots touch a pair and that's INSANE for a single product that loaded with nearly 4000 total stock. There was literally ZERO bot protection. Loading a product on a link w/ an incorrect name doesn't do anything to stop bots, the people operating them can easily change their target link.

                      Not only that, after cancelling some duplicate orders, when they processed restocks they only restocked single pairs at a time, which means that those only went to bots as well. You'd have to load several stock at a time in several sizes for a person to even have a chance to checkout manually. Now I am hearing that they allocated the majority of cancelled pairs to in-store stock. That's just terrible. So not only do the bots win because regardless they'd have a single pair standing, but now the people without a bot who aren't in the Orlando area have literally 0 chance to touch the shoe without paying resale.

                      Social Status and Patta's release for the Patta Jordan 7's was much more structured and both sites actually had bot protections. I know several people who copped those manually, including myself and there were less stock - Social Status literally had less than 500 pairs. Did the shoe have as much demand? No, but it was still a hyped shoe w/ less stock and resale value, yet people w/ bots didn't touch nearly as many pairs.

                      Trophy Room needs to hire somebody to design some sort of bot protection for their site. Plenty of Shopify sites have them and I am sure they have the funds to be able to do so. Shoot, if you happen to see this Marcus (Or anybody affiliated w/ Trophy Room) talk to the guys over at Toy Tokyo, whoever manages their launch site that is Shopify based. They do a phenomenal job at stopping bots and catching any bot orders.

                      • pappagetti 2009
                        pappagetti 2009  4 months back

                        I've never heard Marcus speak before. He sounds like his father. It's crazy really.

                        • Cameron Jones
                          Cameron Jones  4 months back

                          So the best ones are not for sale to the general public? Red/black that sucks 🤬

                          • Cameron Jones
                            Cameron Jones  4 months back

                            I like the red/black better

                            • SewerMan69
                              SewerMan69  4 months back

                              He sounds just like Mike!!

                              • Hayv123
                                Hayv123  4 months back

                                Boutta pull up to hop in line🙏🏽

                                • Christopher Dobson
                                  Christopher Dobson  4 months back

                                  I have both pairs reserved

                                  • Jor2anFr3ak
                                    Jor2anFr3ak  4 months back

                                    Major heat!!

                                    • jordanretro
                                      jordanretro  4 months back

                                      I ordered mine for 410 😅

                                      • MURPHY’S LAW
                                        MURPHY’S LAW  4 months back

                                        Damn.....this kinda never happens to Africa-Americans! Trophy 🏆 room what’s good!

                                        • MURPHY’S LAW
                                          MURPHY’S LAW  4 months back

                                          Those are insane!

                                          • jackalman718
                                            jackalman718  4 months back

                                            how about they make a new sneaker that doesn't suck and stop reselling the same shoes over and over again. MARCUS!! HAHA

                                            • Shaun King
                                              Shaun King  2 months back

                                              jackalman718 It's not Marcus Jordan's fault your life sucks.

                                          • Nubian Emporer
                                            Nubian Emporer  4 months back

                                            Make some with UCF colors.

                                            • Nubian Emporer
                                              Nubian Emporer  4 months back

                                              Air to the Throne eh?

                                              • sylenceexposed
                                                sylenceexposed  4 months back

                                                Would love to see “Michael Jordan” visit and buy shoes at complex.. see what the man himself actually likes.

                                                • sylenceexposed
                                                  sylenceexposed  1 months back

                                                  No one said he is some who has to as I’m sure he gets enough but that doesn’t mean he never spends money on shoes. Especially very rare shoes he can’t just call up and as for them for free

                                                • m I o . o I m
                                                  m I o . o I m  1 months back

                                                  Jordan buying shoes? He just calls up the designer.

                                              • Reel Deal
                                                Reel Deal  4 months back

                                                I need a job with Complex Magazine ASAP

                                                • Brendan Cronin
                                                  Brendan Cronin  4 months back

                                                  Sounds just like Jordan

                                                  • Ivan Richard Mamuyac
                                                    Ivan Richard Mamuyac  4 months back

                                                    That's a dope tottenham jersey

                                                    • issx trxp
                                                      issx trxp  4 months back

                                                      Anyone know how much the red 5s will cost ?

                                                      • slimm pikkin
                                                        slimm pikkin  4 months back

                                                        Remove the 5 .... 🔥🔥🔥

                                                        • blu E
                                                          blu E  4 months back

                                                          Icey might be my first pair of 5’s if I hit on SNKRS

                                                          • Alex Devault
                                                            Alex Devault  4 months back

                                                            2:42 close your eyes and you can hear Michael Jordan talking

                                                            • Tezzytez
                                                              Tezzytez  4 months back

                                                              Them red raging bull one so hard like hard af!!!! Them blue joints wack drop the red ones

                                                              • Cody Hansen
                                                                Cody Hansen  4 months back

                                                                The blue best be realesing cause the red ones just trash honestly looks like something ya can make on custom nike

                                                                • Yusuf Wadud
                                                                  Yusuf Wadud  4 months back

                                                                  Wow he sounds kinda like jordan

                                                                  • theannoyinfr173
                                                                    theannoyinfr173  4 months back

                                                                    Only 7 Thousands 🤦‍♂️

                                                                    • Innovator International
                                                                      Innovator International  4 months back

                                                                      I'm just excited to see Marcus tbh. Marcus need a podcast

                                                                      • Moe Radke
                                                                        Moe Radke  4 months back

                                                                        Both Butter! Ice Blues look super unique. Marcus voice sounds just like pops.

                                                                        • Alexie P
                                                                          Alexie P  4 months back

                                                                          Marcus is one humble dude. MJ and his mother did a fantastic job raising him.

                                                                          • Alexie P
                                                                            Alexie P  2 months back

                                                                            bailey04ful you mad bro ?

                                                                          • bailey04ful
                                                                            bailey04ful  2 months back

                                                                            Alexie P oh shut up

                                                                        • Ricky Bobby
                                                                          Ricky Bobby  4 months back

                                                                          Fcfs everyone and there moms gonna be fighting for those that day

                                                                          • James Marshall
                                                                            James Marshall  4 months back

                                                                            So they only got em in Orlando?

                                                                            • HIVE777
                                                                              HIVE777  4 months back

                                                                              Jordan’s are for narrow feet. Not everyone can wear them by any means. Jordan’s are over rated and over priced

                                                                              • semien renee
                                                                                semien renee  4 months back

                                                                                Love them .. took 2 weeks to get here .. will be ordering again…From Buys9` Com

                                                                                • OTC Live
                                                                                  OTC Live  4 months back

                                                                                  You guys always coming with the heat 🔥🔥🔥

                                                                                  • Rohan Clarke
                                                                                    Rohan Clarke  4 months back

                                                                                    It so fuck with all the fucking money ya'll got ya'll still make it hard for the youths in the hood who really love sneakers but can't offered it. Seems like their charity as well is only for the rich & wealth. Then with the limited shit when they already give it to friends and family. Then hood children don't have a chance when they drop an sure asf can not afford it b4 or after the drop date.

                                                                                    • Finale Bodhi
                                                                                      Finale Bodhi  4 months back

                                                                                      Dude is selling a shoe to close a store? #Fuckouttahere

                                                                                      • Marvin Benjamin
                                                                                        Marvin Benjamin  4 months back

                                                                                        I still got the red one from 09

                                                                                        • kb 2003
                                                                                          kb 2003  4 months back

                                                                                          Both of y'all trash on the court

                                                                                        • starks Smith
                                                                                          starks Smith  4 months back

                                                                                          Trophy symbol look like kyrie symbol