Sofia the Barber Stylist is a Chicagoan that has planted her roots in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. Being an advanced artist in school she picked up her first clipper at age 15. Sofia started in a neighborhood old time barber shop and has been perfecting her craft ever since. She is a detail orientated individual that also has a passion in educating other professionals that share the same interest. Sofia has traveled the U.S as an Educator for American Crew and now Sponsored by the IDFPR to offer continuing education "CE" hours at her barber shop, The Striped Pole.