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Published on May 5th, 2019 | by Jerry Doby


Kato Mitchell of ” Work The Custom” Talks Customizing Footwear and Gear for Elite Athletes

Ohio State football standout Kato Mitchell has turned his love for art and creativity into one of the most exciting customization¬†brands in the shoe game. Founder of Work The Custom,¬†a company dedicated to making sure clients are in the freshest kicks, whether that’s having a pair cleaned, a complete restoration, or creating a custom pair, Mitchell prides himself in utilizing the best tools for the job to provide the highest level quality of work to make sure his clients’ kicks and gear always standout.

Actually, if an item can be customized, odds are Work The Custom can handle it!


This year in June, Kato will be the featured cleat artist at Philidelphia Eagles’ receiver Braxton Miller’s “Charg1ing” football camp in Ohio. B Mill as they call him is another Ohio State football great and recruited Kato to showcase his work for this year’s camp attendees. Get tickets and camp info at!

The Hype Magazine got Mitchell to weigh in on a few things

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