Juan Carlos Montes, Hair Architects, Tucson, AZ

Juan Carlos’ compassion and commitment to service comes through not just in his words, but in the words of his clients. When he’s not behind the chair, Juan Carlos donates his barbering and hairstyling skills to the underserved, including homeless individuals and veterans. As one veteran said, “He gives you back your confidence. He’s a friend and almost like a counselor.” Juan Carlos pursued his journey after his mother lost her hair to cancer. He traveled from a small town to Tucson, where he says, “Beauty changed not just my path; it changed my life. Watch his video here.