DeJuan’s passion for cutting hair began at the age of 14 taking a pair of his mother’s clippers and performing practice cuts on brothers, cousins, classmates and a host of neighborhood kids. DeJuan is a product of the KC metro area and graduated from Ruskin High School. He received his barber training from EaLa Mars Beauty/Barber College. Read More
Aaron is the youngest of four children. Growing up my father was a straightforward disciplinarian, which at the time I thought he was too harsh. However, as I got
older I could see the wisdom in his words andand I can’t thank him enough for the way he raised us.
My dad was also the family barber, my broth-er and I immediately realized that a barber was not our dad’s calling. Years, later I began cutting my own hair. After some trials and errors, I gained confidence and started cut-ting my friends hair and naturally progressed to becoming their barber.
My first barber chair, the toilet in my mom and dad’s house.After I graduated high school I went straight to barber college graduating at the top of my class, passed the state board and received my license. At this point, I had no clue as to what barber shop I was going to work. I worked at Playboy’s Barber Shop in Kansas City, Kansas for a few months. A good friend, Rashima Kingsby introduced me to DeJuan Picasso Bonds, from day one we hit it off. In the barber world to date, we have become one of the most productive duos in the greater Kansas City area.
“...we have become one of the most productive duos in the greater Kansas City area..”
Morgan Ariana, twenty-five year old female barber who has mastered her craft in men’s haircuts over the last five years. She trained at Paul Mitchell The School of cosmetology.
Prior to coming to Purple Label, Morgan worked as an assistant manager at Sport Clips. Her confidence gives her the ability to give every client the very best haircut. As a barber, she’s in a position of trust, transforming how she makes to her clients’ look and feel. Her goal is to be the best multi-cultural stylist as she gains new skills and understanding of men’s haircuts.
“...be the best multi-cultural stylist”
Avery developed a passion to cut and style hair at a very young age. After graduating from high school she began pursuing her cosmetology license. After some time, she realized that she had a greater passion for barbering.
With five years of hair cutting experience, she’s committed to working to perfect her skills. She’s experienced with many hair types and styles and loves serving a diverse clientele. “I feel that I have found my purpose in life by helping people look and feel better.”
Avery was recently blessed with the opportunity to be part of the Purple Label family and feels honored to work in such a creative, friendly and supportive environment. When she’s not behind the chair, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music and traveling.
“...I have found my purpose in life by helping people look and feel better."
A husband, animal lover and nature lover, Trevor has been a barber off and on for 11 years. Specializing in styles from the 20s--60s, Trevor brings a modern twist to classic cuts.
When not working, Trevor likes to spend his time with family, reading, or in the great outdoors. Seeing new places while hiking or off-roading is a passion. Someday he and his wife will have visited all US National Parks. He is a collector of books, plants, crystals and stones.
“...a modern twist to
tony PARKER, JR
Born and raised in Kansas City Tony began cutting his own hair when he was 16 years old. Friends seeing his haircut, insisted he cut theirs as well. That’s when he knew he wanted to be a barber.
Tony relocated to Lincoln, Nebraska and ultimately received his barbers’ license from the College of Hair & Design in 2013. Working at various barber shops in Lincoln, Tony began honing his skills and perfecting his craft. He returned to Kansas City in 2018 joining the Purple Label team as a master barber. Tony prides himself on being versatile and detail-oriented specializing in men’s hair cuts and beard trims.
“...versatile and detail-oriented specializing in men’s haircuts
and beard trims.”