We had the good fortune of connecting with Keshona Nicole and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Keshona, how do you think about risk?
I Look At Risks As A Huge Leap Of Faith! You Have To Believe To Achieve! I Totally Believe and Trust In God/Myself. I Took A Huge Risk Going To Cosmetology School, Fresh Out Of High School, But I Knew This Was The Path I Should Follow Being That I Started Doing Hair At The Age Of 14. I Had So Many Obstacles From Working Two Jobs, Pregnant, To Not Having The Best Car, To Even Having A Really Bad Car Accident But I STILL Went To School Everyday No Matter What..With The Support Of Family/Friends! Years Later, Working Fulltime At A Call Center and Still Pursuing Being A Hairstylist..It Began To Be Extremely Difficult To Pick Up and Drop Off My Child At Daycare With The Hours I Had To Work and I Literally Had No Other Choice But To Call It Quits, Which Was The BIGGEST and Scariest Decision I Have Ever Had To Make As A Young, Single Parent..But Here I Am Today 6 Years Self Employed As A Hairstylist In December 2022. I Am So Proud To Be “Keshona Nicole” and So Happy That Taking Risks Got Me Here..This Was Destined and Will Only Get Better!

What should our readers know about your business?
I Am So Proud &Truly Grateful To Be Here In This Moment In My Career..I Have Worked So Hard To Perfect My Craft, Maintain Professionalism, Build/Gain Clientele All While Being A Mother &Upholding Our Lives Outside Of The Salon..It Has Been A Wonderful Experience Learning How To Balance Life In General. It Is Not Always Easy But Worth While! I’ve Learned Overtime That In Order To Be The Best At What You Do You Must Remain Focus &Give It Your All..Set Intentions On What You Aim To Work On &It Will Flourish!

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
My Bestfriend &I Love To Go For Food &Drinks…Gloria’s Is A Must-Have Authentic Mexican Cuisine &The Best Drinks!! We Also Love To Go To “Kiss Dallas” Great Vibes, Great Music, Great Food&Drinks &Everyone Looks So Good Dressed Up For Brunch Or Night Life!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I Want To Get A Special Shout Out To Precious Crosby (@Iamprecious_hair) For Sticking By My Side In Cosmetology School..You Are A True Friend &You Deserve All That God Has In Store For You..You Truly Are A Blessing &I Will Forever Love You Dearly!

I Also Would Like To Shout Out Toi Edwards (@Fabulous_hairby_Toi) For Allowing Me To Grow At Salon Ego..It Has Been The Greatest Experience..Love You&I Thank You!

Thank You So Much To All Of My Clients For Believing In Me!

Website: Keshonanicole.acuityscheduling.com

Instagram: @keshona_nicole

Facebook: Keshona Nicole

Youtube: Keshona Nicole

Image Credits
Professional Photos- Brandon Smith (Ultimate Image Photography LLC) @ultimateimagecollection

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