The person spoke on condition of anonymity because details of the airing have not been formally announced.
The College of the Ozarks wants you to know it does not like Nike's ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick.
Nike's new ad campaign includes a close-up photo of Kaepernick with the sentence, "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything".
The private Christian school located south of Branson, Missouri stated on Wednesday that it would be dropping its affiliation with Nike following their controversial decision to work with the former San Francisco 49ers QB.
"Dream Crazy", the two-minute commercial, pulls together clips of young and more accomplished athletes overcoming obstacles on and off the court. "I stand for anybody that believes in a positive attitude", LeBron James said Tuesday night at a Nike fashion show and awards ceremony in NY.
People walk past a Nike store in New York City, New York, U.S., September 4, 2018.
Nike's share price tumbled three per cent over the decision to use Kaepernick to celebrate the 30 anniversary of its "Just Do It" ad campaign, with US President Donald Trump slamming the move and fans even going as far to burn their Nike shoes in protest.
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Stills, who talks often with Kaepernick, said he senses increasing support for the protesters as their cause is better understood. Someone as big as Nike is making a stand.
While Nike has received a lot of criticism, others have come out in support.
Without offering any evidence, Trump said in a twitter post that the sportswear company was "getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts".
College of the Ozarks, which competes in the NAIA, said it plans to remove all uniforms purchased from Nike or ones that contain the company's "swoosh" logo.
The US president, a frequent critic of protesting National Football League players, also said he now finds the sport "hard to watch".
The college revised its sports contracts last October to stipulate all participating coaches and players "show respect for the American flag and national anthem". "I take the position that if people are going to destroy or burn their Nike gear rather than do that why not put it in the hands of kids who need it", Sittenfeld said.