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21 Backpacks All High School Archetypes Will Love

Full disclosure: some of these are just archetypes I wish existed.

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1. The "popular kid who has secret depths" backpack.

For every STATE backpack you buy, the company donates a backpack full of school supplies to a student in need! How's that for secret depths?

Get it at Jet in multiple colors for $84.29.

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3. The "quiet kid who secretly runs a meme account with 100k followers" backpack.

5. The "goth who secretly loves millennial pink" backpack.


7. The "tech nerd who's secretly working on an app that will disrupt the textbook industry" backpack.


11. The "band geek who knows secretly everything there is to know about Atlanta hip-hop" backpack.

Even if you can't convince the director of the marching band to perform your arrangement of "Bad and Boujee," you can still have a cool backpack.

Get it at Nordstrom for $52.50.

12. The "shy dreamer who's secretly planning to ditch college and travel the world" backpack.

When your head is in high school but your heart is exploring fjords.

Get it in multiple colors at Jet for $29.89.

13. The "high-strung valedictorian who secretly dreams of being a professional Instagrammer" backpack.

Sometimes you're great at physics but you also love perfectly framed shots of acai bowls.

Get it at Nordstrom in multiple colors for $80.


16. The "theater kid who has seen Hamilton five times and is a secret introvert" backpack.

17. The "badass-in-a-band but who only likes bands you've never heard of but secretly sings Ariana Grande in the shower" backpack.

Perfect for those all-ages concerts that require see-through bags!

Get it at Walmart in multiple colors starting at $7.53.

18. The "student body president who plans to be a senator by age 31 but secretly wants to make a few bad decisions before then" backpack.


19. The "football star with a heart of gold and a secret passion for Henry David Thoreau" backpack.

A backpack that could take you from the football field to remote pond-side cabin without missing a beat!

Get it at Patagonia in multiple colors for $89.

20. The "football star with a secret passion for football (but the British kind)" backpack.