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Jansport Houston Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 218 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Houston - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

81% of the reviewers give the Jansport Houston a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (69%)
Good (12%)
Average (3%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (9%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Jansport Houston:

Reviewers like these things about the Jansport Houston

  • Many reviewers commend the Jansport Houston backpack for it offers a considerable amount of functionality topped off with an attractive heritage aesthetic.
  • Reviewers praised the internal padded laptop compartment and tablet compartment of the pack.
  • Testers pointed out that the pack is a handsomely crafted bag designed for their everyday needs.
  • Some users thought that the bag's premium faux leather bottom and trim details are a nice touch.
  • Reviewers noted that its main compartment is quite spacious and features a padded sleeve.
  • Other reviewers thought that the bag to be quite light, considering the premium cotton canvas fabric that’s used for the bag.
  • Reviewers pointed out the presence of various pockets for easy access and to separate various items.
  • They noticed that its zipper loops are a handy feature.
  • Several testers also indicated that it is pretty comfortable to wear; it’s fully padded and fully adjustable.
  • Other users found that it is versatile.
  • Testers pointed out that it is simple, campus aesthetic, but packs a punch in feature practicality.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the capacity of the bag is limited.
  • A tester said that the bag is a little heavy for longer ski tours.


Crowdsourced specs across all Jansport Houston models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:



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The Jansport Houston ranks #24 compared with the other Jansport bags.

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The Jansport Houston ranks #2033 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Rush Faster

If you like your bag to have that simple, college look but want it slightly pimped out in features and organisation – this is a bag for you.

Posted 8 October 2014 by Ed - Read full review

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Last updated on May 12, 2019