Roots Personalities: Jason Kirsch

WOO FRICKEN HOOOO we have another Roots Personality to show off! This time I had the absolute pleasure of featuring Jason, AND getting to read his answers first! Mwahaha, suckas! But I'll share them with you since they are quite uplifting and a joy to read.

Jason is one of the most pleasant, kind and positive people I know. He is always fun to work with, and when it's really slow in the salon he busts out his fancy yoyos and shows off his mad skills. Seriously fun to watch! I have some video of him doing it, and once I solve this computer issue I would love to share it with you.

Enjoy reading his answers and leave him some love in the comments! He deserves it!

(on a side note, the second Roots Personality will be posted Sunday night rather than tomorrow night as planned... staff party is tomorrow night and you don't want my, um, shall I say 'after party personality' and typing skills posting something as important as that. So Sunday it is folks!)


Q. What is your favorite thing about working at Roots?

I love working with the clients and seeing them leave stoked and excited for their new hair style! YAY!

Q. When did you decide you wanted to become a hair stylist and what made you decide to become one?

I decided to get in to this job the very second I was offered an apprenticeship from Mike and Ida. I said to myself, 'I am going to do this, and do it RIGHT!' From that moment on, look out hair because here I come!

Q. Do you want to specialize in one particular area of hair design in the future? Example: Platform artist, working on movie sets, owning your own salon etc? Or are you content with having your own clients and working for Roots?

I will never specialize in one specific area of hair design. I definitely have goals to be even better and keep progressing and educating my clients. I love my clients to be knowledgeable in their own hair type and confident with the style they are rocking. However, runway hair might be an option for a future goal. Who doesn't like chilling out with models all day!?

Q. Now on the the more personal and random stuff... What do you consider to be your greatest strengths and

My strength: Ability to listen and tend to my clients needs.
My weakness: Standing still and doing perms for the oldies.

Q. What's your number one goal in life?

My number one goal in life is to raise my baby to be love in absolutely every sense of the word.

Q. What do you think the world needs to learn?

The world needs to learn to love and appreciate each other and our planet to the fullest. No starvation. No homelessness. We all live here together.

Q. What is your dream concert lineup starting from opening band to headliner?

Oh man... so many possibilities! I would put my favorites all together on one stage! Frank Sinatra, Jay Z and Pantera

Q. If you could have anything delivered to your doorstep each morning, what would it be and why?

One delivery every day, and that would be a new yoyo because I'd never have to change strings again, and the color would always be FRESH!

Q. If you could write one message on a ten dollar bill that people would see as the money circulated, what would it be and why?

'SPEND IT NOW!' because that's what you do with it. Make it to spend it. I dislike misers. Save for the future? What if you died tonight?!

Q. If someone were looking for you in a bookstore, which section would they be most likely to find you?

Psychology. I love reading about how smart we think we are.

Q. What is something you used to love, but have outgrown?

I used to love aggressive inline xtreme roller blading, but now it hurts for a long long time after I fall.

Q. What is something you used to love and refuse to outgrow?

I have always loved video games, still do and always will!

Q. Is there anything that you enjoy that would probably surprise most of the people that know you?
I like being alone for hours at a time.

Q. What is your biggest fear, and how did you come to fear it?

Crashing in a car because people are often stupid when they are driving.

Q. If you could only keep one of your five senses, which would you decide to keep and why?

Vision. I love watching life.

Q. What are the five things that make you happiest in life?

Top 5:
My family (Mother, Brother and Girlfriend)
Dancing and music (hand in hand)

Q. Other than being a hair stylist, what is another career you would pursue if we had not have kidnapped you to our dark side?

I have been instructing ballroom dancing for 11 years. No hair, no dancing? Then I would love to fly aircrafts of all kinds.

Q. What type of hair styling excites you the most? For example, crazy rockstar hair styles, conservative hair styles, trendy styles?

I love putting the entire package together. Awesome color, awesome cut. Beyond that I would say updos for parties.

Q. What are your biggest pet peeves?
My pet peeves are:
-Rude people on cell phones
-People driving with cell phones
-Cell phone providers
-Kids with cellphones
-Brain tumors caused by cell phones

Q. And finally, what would you like to say to the readers? What would you like them to know about you?

Embrace the decisions you make about your hair style and ROCK IT like a Rockstar!

'Do what you do and stay true'

I make mistakes every day making opportunity for improvement with each mistake. I always stay positive and avoid drama, and so should you! I also LOVE yoyos!!!

3 Response to "Roots Personalities: Jason Kirsch"

  1. Meghan Parsons Says:
    December 4, 2010 at 5:57 AM

    Love the Roots Personalities idea. I thought I was the only one out there who loved Sinatra and Pantera!

  2. Sadie the Receptionist says:
    December 4, 2010 at 12:00 PM

    It's great for me too, I have been able to learn things about them I did not yet know as well.

    I should sneak some Pantera on to the work MP3 players ;) mwahaha

  3. p4n70m1m3 says:
    December 4, 2010 at 12:30 PM

    Love the answers!!!
    But, I have to say this is my favorite:
    :Psychology. I love reading about how smart we think we are."

    It's so true!!!

    You have an amazing personality, Jay, and it shows in everything you do and rubs off on clients in the salon! Not only do we leave with a rockin' new "do", but lifted spirits as well! :D

    Much <3 to you all! You're fantabulous! ;-P