We had the good fortune of connecting with Ruben Javier and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Ruben, what are you inspired by?
My inspirations about life come from Jesus, I remember reading the Bible a few times until I was able to grasp its content on a different level. The way each step He took was so fulfilled with faith and wisdom. I realized as humans we all need guidance from faith no matter where we go in our daily life. It has definitely helped me achieve so many things and more than what I could have asked for. 

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
As a barber, art has been a main part of my work. I used to draw a lot since I was a kid so when I was able to create designs and portraits on people’s heads I grew more passion for the career of cutting hair. The proudest moments in my career was working at hair shows and be able to educate others on platforms in multiple cities. Nothing that is worth it in life comes easy it just takes dedication and perseverance.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
What is there not to love about Denver, I would of course take them to the mountains first because there is no other mountain scenery like the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Red Rocks is always breathtaking as well as Mt. Evans or Pikes Peak. Downtown is always welcoming and diverse so everyone can get the best of both worlds even getting on a scooter or bike and stroll around. Also driving through the neighborhoods admiring the unique architecture of the houses is always relaxing because till this day I can not get over how clean the city of Denver is compared to other cities in the country.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to give a special shotout to Jesus, I remember reading the bible and how He really impacted my life in the best way possible. I think apart from religion His story can really inspire many in multiple ways. I was able to use the examples of wisdom and faith to keep on going in all my life and career choices.

Website: www.fadedfreshbarbershop.com
Instagram: ruben_dabarber
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