New York City Hair Stylist Zena Kitt

Zena was born in Columbia, South Carolina. Her mother, Evelyn, left home at age 18 with her three children in search of a better life, instilling in Zena the importance of respect, fairness, and choosing a profession one is passionate about.

Zena gained interest in hair at the early age of 16 when she started drawing hair styles. Later, she started cutting hair in her mother's kitchen for her family and friends. At the age of 18, she enrolled in beauty school where she learned to cut and color hair.

Zena inspires her clients through her work and words, helping them build confidence.