Hoop Dream Studios: At the Intersection of Design, Sport, and Craftsmanship

Hoop Dream Studios founder Jarrett Ellis

We’re proud to announce the remarkable recipient of our latest BCIF microloan, ready to soar to new heights. Founder of Hoop Dream Studios, Jarrett Ellis, has been crafting iconic, one-of-a-kind basketball hoops since his days at Loyola Marymount University. Now, his studio joins forces with culture-makers and international brands, bringing activations to life across the nation. With a fusion of design, athleticism, and artistry, Ellis is charting an inspiring path forward. Buckle up as we eagerly anticipate the incredible journey ahead.

Custom mini basketball hoops by Hoop Dream Studios

“Hoop Dream Studios collectors include household names like Young Thug, Mike Epps, and Paris Hilton. As the brand grows, Ellis hopes to maintain a community-oriented focus at his work’s core, keeping the brand accessible to anybody interested in the sport, and bringing people together through basketball.”

Custom Michael Jordan artwork on a Hoop Dream Studios basketball backboard

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