George is a Colorado native living in Denver with his wife and two kids. A graduate from North High School, he began barbering as a hobby 10 years ago. George graduated from Emily Griffith Technical School’s Barbering Program. He is passionate about men’s grooming specializing in straight razor shaves. He is devoted to his craft and making people feel and look great! Se habla Español.
Dee was born and raised in Denver. Four years ago she realized she wanted more for her and her family. She made the big, but very rewarding decision to start cosmetology school at Regency Beauty Institute. While in school she attended a men’s hair cutting seminar given by a local barbershop. Their presentation made her realize that men’s hair cutting/barbering is what she truly wants to do for a living. When she’s not working, Dee is passionate about continuing her education and keeping up on the latest techniques and styles.
Jovan is a Colorado native and grew up in Commerce City/Henderson. After graduating from Prarie View High School he embarked on his journey of becoming a barber and enrolled in barbering school. He feels blessed to be part of the Box State team and looks forward to expanding his skills and serving the community he grew up in.
Joel Valadez, better known as Joel Defiant, has had the pleasure of being a barber in his community for over 5 years. Joel has a high passion for barbering as he had serveral well known barbers mentor him through his humble beginnings. He graduated from Brighton High School and later continuted his barber education at Emily Griffith Technical College in Denver. As a part of the team at Box State Barbers, Joel is confident in his abilities to cut, fade, texture and handle every single client with the care they deserve. His mission is to continue sharpening his knowledge of the trade and always providing exceptional barbering services to his clients.
Sam, aka SamTheBarber, has a passion for cutting hair and making people feel great. His personal motto is “Changing lives one haircut at a time”. In his spare time, he loves learning new techniques and polishing his skills. He is also an avid sports fan and supports all of the local teams!
Vanessa is a Colorado native who graduated from Brighton High School in 2003. She got her cosmetology license in 2005, but has been barbering from 2007 til now. She enjoys being apart of a shop where clients become more like family. Being part of the barbering industry has made Vanessa find her passion and develop her skills in an artistic way. She pictures every head as a canvas waiting to be a masterpiece.
Jose was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, and goes by “Soldier” in the shop. He attended Brighton High School and graduated in 2016. He furthered his education at Emily Griffith Technical College to become a licensed barber and graduated in 2019. He feels proud to be part of the Box State family and looks to provide consistent and creative haircuts for each individual who sits in his booth!
David Halstead II
David Halstead II is a Colorado native. He grew up in the Thornton area, graduating from Prarie View High School in 2018. David attended Emily Griffith’s barbering program right after high school and was a licesened barber in 2019. He’s excited and extremely grateful to get his career started in Box State!