Victor Fontanez, better known as Vic mixes up on TikTok, recalls how much he enjoyed spending time at his neighborhood barber shop in Fayetteville, North Carolina in the 2000s. The camaraderie between a barber and his clients was like family. There was something about the environment that made it feel like home.
“I’ve always been inspired by the barbers who cut my hair and the impact they had on the community,” Blends, 23, told MySA in a recent interview. “My hairdresser told me that if I learned to cut hair, I would make money for the rest of my life. I was young and with the restlessness in me at that time, I thought to myself : ‘Dude, I need to see what I can do.’