Stephanie is an educator, an artist and a mother. She’s been working in the beauty industry for twelve years and received her Cosmetology License in 2008. She is passionate about fostering growth through education and inspiring young women. As she developed her craft, she worked with and studied under Purefessional™ Johnnie Morgan, owner of Salon Azure. In 2014, she decided to pursue her career in education when she joined the Douglas J Aveda Institute in Knoxville, Tennessee. During her time as an educator at the Institute, she learned professional authority, empathy and leadership. She now works again at her heritage salon, Salon Azure, where she continues to evolve creatively, both personally and professionally.