Pro-bound Kobe Paras already planning for future with own online clothing shop
ABS-CBN Sports on Mar 20, 2018 01:30 PM
Kobe appears to be gearing up for his future outside of basketball, using his fame to promote his passion in a dream business venture. (File Photo from FIBA)
A few weeks have gone by since U.S.-based Filipino basketball star Kobe Paras has announced his surprising decision to go pro.
His plan led to him forgoing college at California State University-Northridge, which gives the 6'6" forward some time to craft his game and focus on his other projects.
One such project is his own personal clothing store.
Kobe appears to be gearing up for his future outside of being an athlete, using his fame to promote his passion in a dream business venture.
The 20-year-old, which can be regularly seen flexing his fashion sense on social media with his "Koko Wave" persona.
In a Tweet Tuesday afternoon, Kobe offered a sneak peek at his clothing line and his brand's logo, as well as the link to the store.
All the garments and accesories are adorned with Kobe's signature "wave" insignia, which is basically a stylized emoji. His logo is made up of his initials, K.P., in a bold, old english typeface. Some even have a Philippine flag on it, higlighting Kobe's pride in his heritage.
Kobe has unveiled some apparel in the shop's own Twitter account.
Checkered Wave 🌊 pic.twitter.com/9lgW6vixLz— KoKo Wave (@_WaveParas) March 20, 2018
While the shop is still inactive, it says on its home page that the site will be coming soon.
Things are coming in slow yet steady for Kobe, and we can't be alone in being excited about the kid's future as he's showing that he's not afraid of branching out to fulfill his other interests.