Converse Jake Johnson CONS Jack Purcell Pro Shoes. Born from badminton, made for skate – and designed for CONS team rider Jake Johnson. Originally designed and worn by badminton world champ Jack Purcell, these sneakers have been an icon for low-key expression since 1935. Now they're available in ultra-durable rubber-backed suede with added cushioning for impact absorption. An embossed thistle detail on the tongue commemorates Jake's time on the coast. Suede mid top sneaker. Embossed thistle graphic. Durable, rubber-infused "smile" branding on toe cap. Molded PU sockliner for cushioning. Traction rubber sole for board feel. Imported.