The King’s Barber

Welcome to The King’s Barber! This page is going to be a subsection of The King’s Journal. I want to introduce you to a newly discovered passion I have developed in the last year. I have became a self-taught barber. I have a goal to go to barbering school to get my license in the near future, but as of now, I plan to develop my skills and build my clientele until my work and credibility speak for itself.

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Thrifted Threads: Beige Suit Jacket

In this blog post I highlight the art of thrifting with some of my favorite pieces I picked up some time ago. In this photoshoot, I had the opportunity to collaborate with a good friend, Jada, [IG: @sim_plephotography], as we are both developing on our crafts, I think we did well with the quality and content. What do you think? Read up! Like, and Share! Thank you – Sir Highsmith

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3 Dress Shoes Every King Should Own

Until Nike, Adidas, and Puma make dress shoes, those kicks won’t slide for every occasion and it’s better to incorporate dress shoes in your wardrobe now rather than to scramble rushing to the store last minute to figure out what you need later on down the road. It’s about time King. It’s about time you […]

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The College Logic Series: What’s So Special? (Part 3)

Mentorship Mentorship is a vital key to personal and professional success. I never knew the effect of a quality mentor and mentee relationship until I came to college. Mentoring is a long-term relationship where the focus is on supporting the growth and development of the mentee. A mentor is a source of wisdom, teaching, and […]

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The College Logic Series: What’s So Special? (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of What’s so Special Part 2 in The College Logic Series. If you haven’t read the Intro or Part 1 click the highlighted.  I hope the information provided will help you journey to pursue or finish college. This is 2/3 of this portion of The college Logic Series. Enjoy! College is […]

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The College Logic Series: What’s so special? (Part 1)

It BLOWS my mind that I invested +$20,000 in an unknown business venture.  *Shaking my head*. A real leap of faith. But I thought to myself, almost EVERY 17-YEAR-OLD IN THE WORLD DOES IT, so it should be fine, right? Before enrolling into NIU, I really didn’t know the value or purpose of going to […]

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The College Logic Series: Intro

Why college? Why should I become a student of an institution that could cause future debt? Why should I enroll in classes revolving around a major that does not even guarantee future success? What’s the difference between a PWI vs HBCU education? What can college provide that I can’t obtain myself? What can college teach […]

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