Cutting Specialist/Fashion Stylist
Keekee is a New Jersey native turned Texan circa 2019. He jumped off his hairdressing career in 2014 through a haircut apprenticeship at Arrojo Studio in NYC where he continued to work for 5 years in the salon as well as part of their Education and Artistic teams. Keekee was classically trained in precision haircutting, followed by a deep dive into the specialty of Razorcutting. Between these two practices he finds himself continuously blending the structure and discipline of classic scissor cutting with the visual and intuitive approach to the razor. Finely dancing the line between the two to create versatile and low maintenance haircuts that embrace and accentuate his clients personal aesthetics, while also addressing the hairs wants and needs from a functional standpoint.
While in NYC Keekee also had the opportunity to be a member on the team of Editorial Stylist Jimmy Paul. In this role he gained experience working on Runway Shows and Editorial Sets for brands such as Moschino, MiuMiu, Gypsy Sport, Vera Wang, Ferragamo, Zadig & Voltaire, & Christian Cowan while also taking part in global Fashion Weeks including New York and Milan. He has also worked on Editorial Sets for publications such as Italian Vogue and Re-Edition, and continued to feed his fashion styling desires in ATX through on set collaborations with local model agency Jones Model Management and supporting other local Fashion Designers via their runway shows.
In Keekee’s free time he currently enjoys keeping active with hobbies like trail running, mountain biking, gravel biking, and bouldering. He loves spending time in the kitchen especially alongside his partner Megara and furbaby family of four. Keekee is an old school hip hop head at heart with other passion filled interests in the fine arts, fashion, and back to food of course!