Stylist Feature: Kenya “Kenny-Coo” Jenkins

Stylist Feature Kenya Kenny-Coo Jenkins

Introduce yourself and which salon if any you work at…

I’m Kennycoo…I been doing hair over 30 or so years and I love what I do. My business A+ Cornrows by Kennycoo Mobile Hairstylist is now located at Princess Cuts 2302-A Nash St. NW in Wilson, NC. I’m in the first Studio, been there since May 2013 & I love it. I will travel for a fee. Visit my website for more details.

Stylist Photo - Kenya Kenny-Coo Jenkins

Stylist Photo – Kenya Kenny-Coo Jenkins

How long have you worked as a licensed cosmetologist (or equivalent in your country) and where did you study?

I’ve been licensed over 14 years. I went to Edgecombe Community College in Rocky Mount, NC and finish 1998.

What is your specialty, relaxed, natural hair, locs or anything special?

I do all textures. I have more clients that are natural than relaxed. I only do cornrows, flat twist, sew-ins, pony-tails, pin-up individuals, dreads and various natural styles (own and added hair).

I try to create styles to help in hair growth, transitioning or just to change your style. A lot of my styles are different and unique. I also have various cover styles if you have thinning and other problems with your hair or hairline.

What in your opinion is the most rewarding thing about working as a hair stylist?

Best reward seeing your clients response to their new look with their style…Priceless!! One client asked me if someone gave me a million dollars would I quit…I said NO!! I love what I do, making people happy.

When you meet that customer that has not had a great experience with a previous stylist, how do you make them comfortable while in your chair?

Asking questions to see what their expecting and making them feel welcomed and relaxed. I don’t want anyone getting out of chair unhappy.

If you could change one thing about the cosmetology industry what would that be?

Money been the focus of the business..I know it’s important but a lot of customers are just dollars to people. Instead of them getting hair care services they need.

Where do you see yourself a few years from now, what are your goals as a stylist?

Traveling doing hair, DVD tutorials for resale and teaching. Getting some of my work printed in magazines to get my business name circulating in other states. This field is endless.

How do you stay motivated and on top of your game?

Reading up on new trends, surfing for new hairstyles, my Facebook friends styles. We all inspire one another. I love YouTube and I order other stylist’s DVDs learning new techniques incorporating with my cornrows styles.

Here is a chance to sell you ‘the stylist’ and your business, tell us why we should utilize your services?

I love what I do. With so many styles to choose from you won’t be unhappy. Open your mind to try something new. I don’t put a lot of tension on the hair, most clients say they keep feel when I’m working. You will be satisfied.

Where can we find you and how can we contact you for an appointment?

$20 deposit to hold a slot 9am.2pm.6pm are my hours Monday through Thursday. 9am and 2pm Friday and Saturday. Some Sundays 2pm and 6pm visit website for details, 252-315-3083, located at Princess Cuts 2302-A Nash St. NW in Wilson, NC,

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Amy Green

That looks hot like ya scalp can’t breathe

Angela Richardson


Chareka Lovealltrustnone Smith

Take a picture of the front plz

Dartanya L. Croff

Sooooo pretty omgoodness.

Leslie Hutchinson

wow so intricate

TaShonda LadyShon Bolden

Pretty but it looks too tight

Akilah Robinson

Very creative but they gonna have bumps all along that hairline. Not a hater but I can kinda see them forming and I do hair. But beautiful though

Gmomma Carla Godfrey


Makina McCann

It is pretty but it looks like it hurts. Too tight to me.

Tisabel Zulu

nyc bt tyt

Chris Berning Hernandez


Lakeisha LightN'Sweet Mckee

That is really pretty!!! I would rock all of those looks.

Tomeka McCall Ings

Damn I like those!

Joyce Canady

That’s. Really looks. Neatly

Claudia Lewis

This is really beautiful. All of the styles.

Shaquitta Mcdade

Ugh thats a mess

Chelsey A. Faulk

they look waaaaaaaay too tight

Camelia Bird

Looks to tight! But pretty! It’s not healthy for your edges!

Jamillah Davis


Endenezjia Graham

Not a style I would wear, but someone else might love it?

Shirley Fey

Ugly! !!

Wendy Samuel

really nyce

Trice Scott

Very neat and creative!!

Paris Evans

No no no no. Don’t encourage us to look like this


Hi..the answer to your question…You want everyone out trying to look like Beyoncé or somebody? These are great protective styles..No! they Are Not Tight. These style are great for people with problems…their hair isn’t touched.. The Cornrow Lay on Top. I’m here to Show A Different Style.. 2 Help Grow Hair Back. People pay the African and Love their work with No Problem.. Small Minds..You can’t Stop God’s People. Please share & Like Me on Facebook.

Angela Frazier


Rachel Howard


Kisha Brown

Talented but geesh looks exremely tight

Raydiah Anderson

That’s cute

Karen Polite

That is some beautiful talent!

Karen Campbell

Red flag……:-(

Lisa Mccoy

I need something like that!

Le Le


Rashawn Wilson Harris

Very nice and simple im a braider ohhh school anf new createtivity .boomm I do these styles too.

Daiquiri A. Holland

It looks nice but I’d personally never wear any of them.

Tranita Taylor

These are the ugliest hairstyles. For the sake of showing creativity cool but otherwise.. Wow

Betty Anetoh


Carol Noblin

Love them all.

Margaret Ellis


Shirley Martins

A lot of work and time wasted for these fishing nets??? No way

Margaret Taft

that is so neat

Larine Hart

Wow, that’s some serious artwork!

Kabi Lynette

proud to be kenyan!! too much potential goin down here

Jermany Jack

All are ugly

Nomusa Norm Luthuli

I applaud the skill! Wish I could see the front

Janise D Parker

Some people put some rude comments . .. . Its all about how far shes coming sk comment that dont put other peoples work down!

Janise D Parker

Youve done a awesome job !! Im in hair school an I hope to get there soon

Taneesha Culture Clash Thomas

i like the one with the flat twists but the others just make me want to scratch my scalp

Mary Awino

Nay thy aint cool

Karen Summers


Violet Wright Williams

Beautiful great Job.

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