You met celebrity stylist Derek J in Chris Rock’s documentary Good Hair or during the second season of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta, but he’s most memorable for the fierce manes he crafts for your favorite celebrities. Take a look at his journey as a celebrity stylist…
HARD WORK PAYS OFF: Derek J moved to Atlanta to advance his career and he met hairstylist Deedy Wales. Eventually, he became her assistant. “She introduced me to a whole different world than the one just behind the chair,” shares the stylist. “I was 19-years-old and flying to do a music video with Snoop Dogg.” After that, he began to participate in competitive hairstyling and began styling celebrities
SUCCESSFUL STYLIST: Derek J now owns The J Spot Salon in Atlanta as well as styles celebrities including Nicole Ari Parker, Tweet, Angie Stone, NeNe Leakes and many more.
Derek J and the fabulous Nicole Ari Parker.
Derek J with the gorgeous LeToya Luckett.