De'Jon Hardges

De'Jon Hardges is a professional barber with a passion for the youth. Raised in New Orleans East, De'Jon is the owner of 3D Effect Youth Development, a certified coach, and a mentor. Known as the "General", he is no stranger to the barbering world. He began his journey at the young age of 12.

Chris Womack

Chris is no stranger to barbering, with over nine years of shop experience and an eye for style. Give him a pair of clippers or a razor and watch him go to work. When he quit his job at the railroad his plan was to be his own boss...they now call him the Bossman. You are sure to receive a precision cut to meet your needs every time you sit in his chair. 

James Bibbins

... better known as Sweets if you’re in the mood for a good laugh, his chair is where you’d get I️t. Sweets has been in the barbering game since 2002 where he’d offer free hair cuts to his high school friends... always known for his loyalty and humors ways! His customers come from all around the city.. as he like to say, “no matter where the chair, my people are there.” Come and experience a one of a kind cut /experience and once you meet him, you’ll never forget him.



Jason "Strick" Strickland

It’s not everyday that your barber is also a mental health specialist and that’s what separates ‘Strick’ from your everyday barber. This New Orleans native and St. Augustine alum began his barbering journey on the campus of Morehouse. Strick returned home in 2005 to pursue his two passions and make Case Closed his home upon completing the Louisiana State Apprentice Program. As founding member of Pyramid Resources wellness institute, when Strick isn’t lining someone up, he’s implementing program development tools for P.R.W.I’s social entrepreneurship.

Daryl Womack, Jr.


Daryl Womack, Jr., is a leading professional barber/stylist and instructor. At 14 years of age, Daryl began his barbering career by cutting friends, family and neighbors’ hair in his community. After attending Sidney Collier Technical College,Womack received his Barbering License from the Louisiana State Board of Barbers and in 2007, he received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business from LSU. Attending LSU allowed Womack to develop his barbering techniques while building relationships with various professionals and athletes.

It was the onset of his entrepreneurial spirit that inspired Daryl to open Case Closed Barber Shop in New Orleans East, which was one of the most popular post Katrina barber shops. During that period,Womack was able to acquire his instructor’s license and began instructing at Park Place Barber College where he based his class on professionalism and interpersonal skills.

Womack has also received proclamations by the City of New Orleans for his service and dedication to the barbering industry. Womack shares his wealth of knowledge with the next generation of barbers and hopes to continue sharing his experiences, lessons and talents via his mentoring program, Fresh For Success.