Mr. Allen was born and raised in East st. Louis Illinois. He's the oldest of 2 siblings. Before graduating from Lincoln Sr. High School, he started pursuing his barbering career by cutting his classmate's hair as well as the neighborhood kids.
He has always been passionate about working in a barbershop, that he would go to the local barbershops and gain relationships with the local barbers.
Right out of high school he planned to attend barber college but had to enter the military to obtain funding to go to barber college in Galesburg Barber college. Where he not only completed the barbering course but also obtain his barber teacher license.
Once he finished Barber college, He has had the opportunity to open five barbershops. And had the opportunity to work for Peoria Barber College, where he has had 18 students graduate and obtain their barber license under his teacher instruction.
Mr. Allen has been and is very passionate and driven with barber students obtaining their barber license and becoming very successful barbershop owners and doing complete professional barbering service.