Daniel Cassadas is a Southern California native, in fact, he’s a tribal member of the Juañeno Band of Mission Indians. Though a transplant, today, he couldn’t be more proud to call Austin, Texas, his home. Daniel started cutting hair at the age of 14, but what began as a 20 year hobby, has transformed into a thriving professional career. Daniel has an appreciation for the barbering craft and the vulnerability between client and barber, including the relationships it creates. He values the ancient history and traditions of the barbershop, and the future it holds. Outside of the barbershop, you can find Daniel enjoying his family, and friends; while relishing the outdoors, music, film, art, and sports. He is most proud of his faith and relationship with God and Jesus Christ. Daniel’s favorite service to perform is a classic straight razor shave with hot and cold towels. So, if you feel like treating yourself, or someone else, book an appointment with Daniel, you’ll be happy you did!



Jeremy (Jay) Ayers started cutting at the tender young age of 16 and knew right away which direction he would be putting his efforts in towards a career. Born In Austin TX and raised in Abilene, TX where he attended and graduated from NeeCee’s Barber College. Returning to his original roots in Austin, we feel fortunate to call Jay one of our own here at South Austin Barber Shop. Jay is extremely comfortable behind the chair and particularly likes to perform any kind of fade style haircut. Jay loves being a barber because it gives him the opportunity to help men look and feel their best day in and day out. He enjoys the diversity and challenge that comes with the many faces and hairstyles he encounters daily. Away from the shop Jay likes a good workout and a game of basketball. Follow him @jays.cuts



For Tim Beard, being a professional barber is not just a job. Being a barber is his lifestyle, his passion, and simply who he is. With over 9 years of barbering experience, it is really the only line of work he has ever been in, and would want it no other way. Specializing in all men’s hair styles, hair textures, as well as precise detailed straight razor work, Tim is the man who will get the desired result you are looking for.



Ramon Tavarez Jr. (Kiko) is a product of Success School LLC Barber College in downtown Chicago. There are some barbers who are what we call a "natural" - Kiko is a prime example. With four years of professional barbering experience, he could easily be mistaken for someone with many many more. No career compares to being a barber in Kiko's mind. He respects the profession and loves every aspect of it. One of the driving forces that makes him consistently go the extra mile, is the look of a satisfied customer. His confidence level is sky high - for a good reason. If you can describe your desired cut or have a picture - Kiko can and will make it happen!



Robert Dorantes is a native Texan and graduate of Modern Barber College in Houston. It will be clear right from the start you are in good hands as Robert's intuition makes him quick to understand your intended look. Robert specializes in the businessman's cut and is right out front when it comes to all the latest styles and trends. Please note that Robert hasn't ever gotten around to gaining experience with textured hair such as African Americans have.  In addition to being a highly skilled Master Barber, Robert has a passion for music and is the leader of a three-time Grammy nominated band. Family comes first with Robert and that is where most of his time is spent when the clippers aren't running or the trumpet isn't playing. Robert's easy demeanor and awesome abilities will soon make you one of his many regulars.

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From Belton Texas through Texas A&M University and Beevelle Barber School, Dru has made it a a point to live life to its fullest. As a young man, he was off to an impressive start as he achieved the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. Dru enjoys a wide variety of interests that center around music, acting, business, entrepreneurship and of course being a professional barber. Dru has a diversified skill set which includes, but is not limited to: straight razor work, design, fades, color and shear cuts. Along with an awesome haircut, Dru can introduce you to his very own successful line of hair products. Check out his haircuts and hair products at and @FaymousFades

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