Takisha Sturdivant-Drew discovered her passion for coifing hair while attending Queens Vocational High School in her native metropolis, New York. She became a licensed cosmetologist after high school and began her career as a hairstylist working on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. While continuing her education at Borough of Manhattan Community College, Takisha also continued cultivating her craft by developing her unique signature style.

Takisha’s progressive and loyal clientele ultimately led her into an entrepreneurship in Brooklyn, New York. Her standard for excellence, her impeccable, innovative style and staunch professionalism has taken her into the mediums of print, film, theatre, and television. Committed to delivering quality service, Takisha has earned a reputation in the industry of beauty and the arts that is second to none. From New York to Los Angeles to Canada to Paris, she has garnered impressive credentials and a clientele that reads like the Who’s Who List of Hollywood.

Takisha has been profiled in Ebony, Us Weekly, Juicy, and People magazines, and has worked with such seasoned and renowned photographers as Annie Liebowitz and Marc Baptiste. She has styled such luminaries as actresses Kerry Washington, Iman, Lucy Liu, Amber Riley, Naturi Naughton, Sanaa Lathan, Naomi Harris, Brandy, Gina Torres, Victoria Secret model Doutzen Kroes and actor Nick Cannon -- to name a few.

Takisha’s film, television, and theatre credits include the Oscar nominated film Ray; director great, Spike Lee’s film She Hate Me; Confirmation; Friends of The People; Codes of Conduct; Elementary; Are We There Yet; We The Peeples; Suits; Gravity; Sara Jones’ one–woman Broadway smash, Bridge and Tunnel; Chris Rock’s film I Think I Love My Wife, as well as George Tillman, Jr.’s feature film of the great rapper Christopher Wallace, Notorious and Nickelodeon’s smash hit The Naked Brothers Band.

Her work has been featured in the print and television commercial ads for clients Pantene, L’Oreal, and Aveda as well as in Vanity Fair, Elle, W, Instyle, Glamour, Marie Claire, Seventeen, CosmoGIRL!, Redbook, Essence, Nylon, Hollywood Life, Black Enterprise, and Ebony magazines. And, her list of credits just continues to grow!