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Travis Scott and Cactus Jack partner with Mitchell & Ness to launch 1st collegiate-inspired apparel featuring UK

Jack Goes Back to College graphic
The limited-edition “Jack Goes Back to College” capsule, with retailer Mitchell & Ness, will be available online and at the UK Bookstore April 4.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 4, 2024) Cactus Jack, the official brand of multi-platinum, diamond-certified recording artist and style icon Travis Scott, has teamed up with digital sports platform Fanatics, leading sports retailer Lids and Mitchell & Ness to announce a first-of-its-kind, collegiate-inspired apparel collection.

The “Jack Goes Back to College” collection features a product range across 28 collegiate universities — including the University of Kentucky — bringing together collegiate pride and streetwear style, offering a unique selection of headwear and apparel for students across the nation.

Starting April 4, the limited-edition apparel collection will be available for purchase via, select Lids locations and campus bookstores operated by Barnes & Noble College at the participating universities, as well as

UK Bookstore Launch Event

Those wishing to purchase University of Kentucky Cactus Jack apparel at the UK Bookstore on Thursday, April 4 can begin lining up at 7 a.m. at the Gatton Student Center — specifically at the entrance nearest to the visitor parking lot and in proximity to the UK Federal Credit Union. Enjoy music and free beverages (while supplies last).

Once inside, patrons will be able to choose from a diverse assortment including: 

  • Headwear: Mitchell & Ness snapback hats reimagined with a Cactus Jack twist and university branding.
  • Clothing: T-shirts, crewnecks, hoodies, shorts, sweatpants and backpacks, providing a complete head-to-toe look.

The “Jack Goes Back to College” collection offers a range of accessible price points, catering to students and fans alike. Retail prices start at $68 and go up to $160.

In addition to University of Kentucky, the Jack Goes Back to College collection is available for:

  • Boston University
  • Clemson University
  • Florida State University
  • Grambling State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Michigan State University
  • Mississippi State University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Penn State University
  • Southern University
  • Tulane University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Houston
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas
  • University of Wisconsin

For more information, visit Cactus Jack on Instagram (@cactusjack), and the Lids social media channels — Instagram (@lids), Facebook (@lids), X (@lids).