The Air Jordan 5 Retro ̵6;UNC’ is a highly-anticipated release from the iconic sneaker brand Jordan. The shoe pays homage to Michael Jordan’s alma mater, the University of North Carolina, featuring a navy and white colorway with Tar Heel accents. Sneakerheads and resellers alike have been eagerly awaiting the release of this retro iteration of the classic silhouette. With its nostalgia-inducing design and premium construction, the Air Jordan 5 Retro ‘UNC’ is expected to be a hot commodity among collectors and resellers. Get ready for this release, as it could be a profitable investment!

Air Jordan 5

Before we take a closer look at the main event of this article, we’re going to take a look at a similar sneaker and see how it performs on the resell market:

Jordan 5 Retro Bel-Air

  • Retail Price: $185
  • Average Resell Price: $589
  • Colorway: Cool Grey, Club Pink, Court Purple, Game Royal
  • Release Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
  • Style Code: 621958-090
Official image of the Jordan 5 Retro Bel-Air via GOAT.
Official image of the Jordan 5 Retro Bel-Air via GOAT.

The Bel Air edition of the Air Jordan 5 Retro honors the legendary Will Smith series ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ from the 1990s. Will Smith featured several of the top shoes of the time throughout the series, and in the pilot, he can be seen donning the Air Jordan 5 in the “Metallic” and “Fire Red” hues.

The Air Jordan 5 Retro “Bel Air,” which debuted in October 2013, features a Cool Grey leather upper with a multicolored inner, a vivid Club Pink Jumpman on the tongue, black laces, and a pink and green 23 logo at the ankle. It was inspired by the show’s title card color scheme.

This pair of Jordan sneakers retailed for $185 and has an incredibly high resell price of almost $600, which just shows how hyped, and popular the Bel-Air colorway is in this sneaker.

Air Jordan 5 Retro ‘UNC’

  • Retail Price: $225
  • Sneaker Flippers’ Estimated Resell Price: $550
  • Colorway: University Blue, Black, and White
  • Release Date: Sunday, March 5, 2023
  • Style Code: DV1310-401
Official image of the Air Jordan 5 Retro 'UNC' via GOAT.
Official image of the Air Jordan 5 Retro ‘UNC’ via GOAT.

The Air Jordan 5 “UNC” is scheduled to appear in the spring of 2023, just in time for March Madness, continuing Jordan Brand’s tradition of college-themed releases.

Dressed in MJ’s alma mater, the University of North Carolina colors: University Blue, Black, and White. The University Blue nubuck upper of this version of the Air Jordan 5 is accented with Silver 3M reflective tongues and college patches on the heels.

The design is finished with “Heart” and “Soul” text hidden below the tongues, a Black midsole with Grey speckling, and an ice-transparent outsole. The sneakers will be offered in full family sizing and packed in a distinctive box.

The UNC colorway is one of the most iconic of all the Jordan colorways, and it’s a big reason why we think the Jordan sneaker resale on this pair will be through the roof.

With a pretty high retail of $225, we anticipate these Jordan sneakers to resell for an average price of $550 after it releases.

If you are unable to pick a pair of the Jordan 4 Retro SE ‘Craft’ up on release day, we definitely recommend checking them out at GOAT or Flight Club for 100% authenticity and great prices!


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We anticipate this sneaker to resell for an average of $550 after release day, which means this release is definitely hyped!

Want to learn how to cop a pair for yourself? Check out our Hypemaster Playbook for the latest and greatest reselling information!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the history and inspiration behind the design of the Air Jordan 5?

The Air Jordan 5 was designed by Tinker Hatfield and released in 1990. The design was inspired by the World War II Mustang fighter plane and features a reflective 3M tongue, a shark tooth design on the midsole, and plastic mesh on the side panels.

What are some of the notable colorways and collaborations released for the Air Jordan 5?

Some notable colorways of the Air Jordan 5 include the “Grape,” “Fire Red,” “Black Metallic,” “Laney,” “Bel-Air,” and “Laser” editions. Collaborations of Air Jordan 5 include the Supreme x Air Jordan 5 and the Off-White x Air Jordan 5.

What materials are commonly used in the construction of the Air Jordan V?

The Air Jordan V is typically constructed using a combination of leather, suede, and synthetic materials.

How has the silhouette of the Air Jordan V evolved over time?

Over time, the silhouette of the Air Jordan V has remained relatively unchanged, but new materials and technologies have been incorporated, such as 3M reflective material and Flywire technology.

What are some popular ways to style the Air Jordan V?

Air Jordan V is a classic and versatile sneaker and can be worn with a variety of clothing styles such as casual and formal, jeans and trousers. it can be paired with various types of footwear and it’s also a perfect match for many streetwear items, like t-shirts, hoodies, and bomber jackets.

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Jimmy McPherson

Jimmy McPherson

Jimmy is the former founder of Midwest Soles, a sneaker and streetwear reselling company. He's a current business student with a continued passion for sneakers and sneaker reselling.


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