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Jansport Recruit Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

3.71
based on 36 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Recruit - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


88% of the reviewers give the Jansport Recruit a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (68%)
Good (20%)
Average (0%)
Poor (10%)
Bad (0%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Jansport Recruit

  • Most users said that his bag holds a ton of stuff and the side pockets are sturdy.
  • Most reviewers said that it was perfect. Not too big, not too small.
  • Many users said that the straps are very comfortable around their shoulders.
  • One feature mentioned by many users is that it has a tablet section which is actually a good spot for sunglasses or other smaller items that they don't want getting scratched.
  • Many users said that the front organizational pocket is great for pens and other supplies.
  • Many reviewers said that the mesh water bottle pocket is great.
  • Reviewers said that there's another pouch on the other side as well. The second pouch has a zippered pocket, perfect for headphones and other small items.
  • Many users said that it has very strong overall construction. The material feels durable and waterproof, almost like a rain jacket.
  • Most reviewers said that the Price value of the item is affordable for its good quality.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that the stitching is already falling apart less than a month in.
  • One user complained that his expectation about the quality was higher.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Jansport Recruit models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.5 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength11 in (28 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height19 in (48 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Sport
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking



Rankings


vs Jansport Bags

The Jansport Recruit ranks #22 compared with the other Jansport bags.

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21Jansport Reilly
3.83
Jansport Reilly
22Jansport Recruit
3.71
Jansport Recruit
23Jansport Driver
3.71
Jansport Driver
24Jansport Houston
3.70
Jansport Houston

vs All Bags

The Jansport Recruit ranks #2004 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2002Osprey Airporter
3.71
Osprey Airporter
2003Jansport Recruit
3.71
Jansport Recruit
2004Aqua Quest Sport
3.71
Aqua Quest Sport
2005Lowepro Tahoe
3.71
Lowepro Tahoe
2006Skip Hop Chelsea
3.71
Skip Hop Chelsea

Bag ID 31801. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019