PUMA Signs Five-Star Basketball Prospect Mikey Williams

PUMA Signs Five-Star Basketball Prospect Mikey Williams

PUMA has officially announced a multi-year endorsement deal with five-star basketball prospect Mikey Williams, making him one of the youngest basketball athletes to sign with a global footwear company.

The five-star recruit playing for Vertical Academy out of Charlotte, North Carolina has emerged as one of the most dominant players in prep basketball and at 17 years old is the youngest athlete to sign with PUMA Hoops.

“I am excited to join the PUMA family this early in my basketball journey,” said Mikey Williams. “PUMA really understands how to mix hoops and culture, two things I am passionate about.”


To support this announcement, Mikey is featured in PUMA’s “Not Yet Rated” marketing creative, which embraces the notion that while Mikey is a top talent, his ceiling still hasn’t been determined. He will also be seen in future campaigns, product launches, and will create social content to help inspire the next generation of youth athletes.

Mikey, who will wear various PUMA styles including Court Rider, joins PUMA Hoops growing roster of young talented athletes including LaMelo Ball, Breanna Stewart, Deandre Ayton, Katie Lou Samuelson, and RJ Barrett.

Grab a look at the announcement imagery below, and stay tuned for more updates on the young-gun’s future with PUMA.


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