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Colin Kaepernick named the face of Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ campaign

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Posted at 4:33 PM, Sep 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 18:35:06-04

(KSTU) — Colin Kaepernick has been named the new face for Nike’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign.

The football quarterback, who is currently a free agent, is known for taking a controversial knee in 2016 during the U.S. National Anthem before NFL games in protest to what he believed were injustices against African Americans.

The announcement of the campaign came with a photo and a quote, which said, “believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.”