Philip Hampson Knight


Info About Phil Knight

Philip Knight is the owner and founder of Nike. Philip started out selling shoes out of his car and now he is a huge company owner that has stores all over the world.Along with track coach Bill Bowerman, he and Phil were two guys who were unhappy with the design of running shoes. So they decided to make their own brand.Nike is now a rising company and their buisness is booming. Phil Knight's net worth is $22.4 billion. Nike is now selling a varity of products including shoes, clothes, accessories, and ect... The nike company almost has stores in all the contrys in the world. Nike also in 2012 enployed 44,000 people all over the world.

Life Acheivements

-He was chairman of Nike

-He was previously employed as an assistant professor at Portland State University

-He recieved his undergraduate degree from Oregon University and MBA from Standford University

-He is a huge booster to Oregon University contributing millions of dollars

-He ran track at the University of Oregon

Famous Quotesn From Phil Knight

- " We want Nike to be the worlds best sports and fitness company. once you say that you have focus."

- "Up untill I was 14 years old, I was sure that I was going to be a big league baseball player. But that dream came to a rude awakening when I got cut from my high school baseball team."


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