Kustom Kutz & Stylz

Russell Davis, barber at Kustom Kutz & Stylz, cuts his customer's hair, using myriad tools located on his counter behind him.

While his friends dreamed of becoming professional athletes, Alan Evans imagined life as a barber.

Today, Evans is the proud owner Kustom Kutz & Stylz and Kustom Barber College, both located on North Lafayette Street.

“I started cutting hair at an early age, and grew up in a large family in the country," Evans said. "There were seven of us. We grew up in poverty and my mom couldn't take us to get hair cuts so that fell on us.”

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