DJ moved from San Diego, California to New York City in 2008 to pursue a career in editorial and fashion. After working extensively in New York and assisting hair icon, Serge Normant, he is currently a stylist at his salon Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon and a prolific editorial and celebrity hair stylist. His close working relationship with Serge Normant has been invaluable in forming his stylistic perspective and in broadening his technical abilities. After more than five years of this apprenticeship, DJ has worked closely with many of the top editorial publications and celebrity clients.
DJ’s celebrity clientele includes Mick Jagger, Katie Holmes, Julianne Moore, Blake Lively, SJP, Lily Collins, Leighton Meester, Sophia Vergara, Sophia Bush, Sutton Foster, Nicole Richie and Amal Clooney to name a few.
His winsome, inventive and compelling point of view have opened significant doors for his work in the editorial world. DJ has worked with notable photographers such as Patrick Demarchlier, Mark Seliger, Russell James, Kenneth Willardt, Mariano Vivanco, Mary Ellen Matthews, and Guy Aroch.
His work has also appeared in American Vogue, W Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Glamour, Marie Claire, Allure, Town&Country, Interview, Cosmopolitan and Rolling Stone Magazines.
DJ Quintero is based in New York City.