What do you consider your home town and why? West Covina. I’ve lived there most of my life.
When did you realize you wanted to be a barber? Since I was about 12/13 years old. It started when I would help my mom style her hair and it was always something I desired.
What did you do before barbering? I was a display decorator at lamps plus.
What were your biggest struggles becoming a barber, and/or biggest sacrifices? Having to juggle being a mom, a full-time student, and with little income.
What have been the best memories of your journey in becoming a barber? Some of my best memories come from being with my clients and learning different haircuts.
What do you enjoy the most about barbering? Creating a haircut and seeing the result. I also enjoy conversations with my clients.
What is your passion/ hobby outside of barbering? Working out, cooking, spending time with my daughters, going to the beach, and keeping a clean home.
How many years experience do you have cutting hair? 11 years as of 2021
What do you love most about the barber industry? Hair shows and learning about all the different tools and products.
What was the first haircut you were comfortable with? High 0 fade
What are the 3 haircuts you enjoy doing the most? Scissor cut – Skin Fade – Hair texturing
What do you think are the three most popular haircuts today? 0 Fade – Skin fade- High fades
What is your favorite boy’s haircut/kid’s haircut? A classic scissor Haircut
What is your favorite hair product (pomade, gel, wax, clay, Matt, etc…) and hair product brand and why? Gel. I enjoy the wet look. I also like blow-drying the hair with a hairspray finish. My favorite brand is Bandido USA. It holds thick hair the best.
What do you see yourself doing in 10 years? Still doing what I’m doing now.
What is something you would like your clients to know? That I’m open to constructive criticism. My intention is to get it right the first time.
If you could give one message to the world what would it be? “Enjoy every day as if it was your last. Live to the fullest”