Joey Rodrigues is a graduate of Paul Mitchell the school Costa Mesa. His career began as an assistant to Jerry Chang with Carlton Salon where he gained valuable education and salon experience. Later he was fortunate to receive an opportunity to work at Paul Mitchell the school Costa Mesa as a Service Desk Coordinator. Soon after he found his passion in education when he became a Mentor. After a short amount of time he became a Learning Leader and began to focus his passion on the Core Program as the Core Specialist. Since then Joey has worked tirelessly to become a member of the Advanced Academy Core Team. This has given him the opportunity to share, lead, and coach other Learning Leaders around the US at other Paul Mitchell schools. While working at the school Joey has been able to assist many people in the beauty industry such as Diana Schmidtke, Lucie Doughty, and Heather Kaanoi. For the past six years Joey has volunteered his time to Orange County School of the Arts as the Lead Hairstylist for their annual Gala event. Most recently he was selected as a NEXTGEN artist for the non-profit organization Beauty Changes Lives working with Hattori Hanzo Shears under the direction of Diana Schmidtke.