Meet the authors
Marco Price-Bey is the founder and CEO of Fresh Start Barbering Academy. Fresh Start is a community-based program that mentors and teaches young men and women life skills and the fundamental principles of barbering to aid in self-improvement and social transformation. Marco also has a community program “Cutting Up in the Community,” where Price-Bey cuts hair for the less fortunate members of the community who are underserved at Bennett Career Institute.
Marco Price-Bey received his Apprenticeship Barbering license in 1993. Four years later, he received his Master Barber’s license. He decided to become a Barbering Instructor and in 2009, he received his Barber Instructor’s license from U.D.C. Price-Bey began teaching students the barbering trade and personal development skills. At U.D.C., Price-Bey became an Adjunct Professor of Barbering.
Marco Price-Bey has opened his own barbershop and continues to work as a contracted Barbering Instructor for programs like New Beginnings (a youth detention center) in Laurel, Maryland, and Woodland members of the community who are underserved a Barber Instructor at Bennett Career Institute, where he was able to teach over fifty as a result of a physical condition or various life circumstances.