Rufus McKoy

Professional Profile

A highly talented barber and instructor eager to bring efficiency and knowledge to barbering students as I assist them by using a unique combination of educational experiences coupled with many years of teaching barbering and cosmetology techniques, strategies and theories.

  1. Acquired Barber License, Barber Instructor License
  2. A Licensed Barber and Stylist for over 20 years.
  3. Previous owner of three shops for 10 years.
  4. Dedicated to wholehearted and vigorous teaching as a means of creating and nurturing a lifelong love of knowledge and professional barbering.
  5. Education, Honors, and Certifications
  6. Barbering Certification: Richmond Barber School, Norfolk, VA. 1980
  7. Barbering Instructor License: Raleigh, NC. 1996
  8. Best Barber Award
  9. Hair Master Award
  10. Registered Continuing Education Provider for the North Carolina State Board for Cosmetology.
  11. Lead Instructor

Key Qualifications

  • Great knowledge of all hair types and styles and of barbering and cosmetology methods and practices.
  • Exceptional skills providing customers with professional barbering services.
  • Ability to motivate, inspire, comfort and build self-esteem.
  • Plan and instruct subject area using wide variety of teaching aids and motivational and implementation strategies to engage students in active learning.
  • Experienced and sensitive to the needs of all students to include non-traditional and minority students.
  • Implement technological approaches to subject material. Research educational resources on the Internet.


Designed and conducted various workshops for training participants in effective barbering and styling.