Jinn hails from beautiful Ventura County, California and spent most of his early life playing sports. He accrued many awards for his athleticism including a national title for beach volleyball. Growing up, Jinn always had art in the home since his father was an artist himself, primarily a sculptor and potter. It wasn’t, however, until his father passed away suddenly in 2006 when Jinn decided to try and slowly tap into his own artistic abilities. In 2008, a friend of his introduced him to the multifaceted world of hair design. Soon after, Jinn enrolled in the Vidal Sassoon Academy, in Santa Monica, California. By graduation, he was awarded the "Premiere Student Award" for his class. In 2011 he was also rewarded "Los Angeles Hair Stylist of the Year from RAW Artists".
Jinn has worked between LA and NY. In the last couple years Jinn work has been published in Cosmopolitan, Elle Italia, L'Officel Greece, Vanity Fair and many more published magazines. The hair industry has already offered Jinn many memorable experiences, for instance, working on ABC's 'The Taste' with Anthony Bourdain, MAC Event with Val Garland, working alongside Betsy Johnson, and Kanye West's 'Yeezus' Tour to name a few.
Jinn says that his style is ever-changing, "Some days my work can be soft and natural, and other days it’s very hard and edgy", he explains. He pull inspiration from his own personal life experiences, saying he values family and friends above all else.
2015 brought about new changes for Jinn, After many interesting and eventful years as a session stylist, he aspired to pursue a new skill set, and obtain mastery of his craft, incorporating old and new knowledge to become the best he can be. His new career lead him to NYC's prestigious Bumble+Bumble salon, an experience that has brought about a new level of appreciation of hair and a whole new parallel of dexterity and skill in the craft. After his time at Bumble+Bumble you can find Jinn back on set. Striving to learn from the best in the industry. Jinn is working as a highly experienced hair assistant to top New York agencies as well as shooting exciting personal projects at this point in his career. Top agencies assisted include Art&Commerce, Julian Watson Agency, L'Atelier NYC, and The Wall Group. At the core of Jinn you can find a driven ambitious man, with new exciting things on the rise.