Lorraine Gritten

Lorraine Gritten

Lorraine Gritten, our CEO and Visionary is a Barber & Cosmetology Instructor with over 30 years of Barber, Beauty, Spa and Wellness experience, she also holds a Massage Therapist license. She and her husband Kevin are also the proud owners of 2 Professional Locations here in Central Texas, Champions Salon and Barber established in 2014. She…

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Jenny Lowrance

Jenny Lowrance

Jenny is Champions’ Director of Education & Curriculum Coach. She has been in the industry for 21 years. Licensed as a Barber, Cosmetologist and an educator of both she almost never stops. While she is at the Academy many hours a week she is still behind the chair offering “Hairapy” to her loyal clients. She…

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Glen Mullins

Glen Mullins

Glen Mullins has been a noteworthy name in the Cosmetology/Barber education field for over 31 years. You may know him from his work as an Admissions Director/Educator with Champions Barber & Beauty Academy in Waco, Texas. Glen’s passion in this industry is evident by his teaching style in the classroom. If you asked Glen, he…

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Elizabeth Ramos (Ms. Liz)

Liz Ramos

Elizabeth has over 30 years in the Cosmetology field and recently added to her resume by crossing over and becoming a licensed Barber! Elizabeth; better known as Ms. Liz, is Champions Lead Cosmetology Instructor and helps start all of our future Barber and Cosmetology Champions build a firm foundation as our Phase One Lead. Ms.…

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Mrs. Genevieve

Genevieve has over 20 years sharing her experience, passion and advanced training in the beauty industry. She is trained as a Dermalogica expert with 4 year’s experience, has extensive expertise in the daily operations of a school. It is impossible to describe her without using descriptions such as approachable, team oriented, and patient.  Genevieve has…

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Christina Reyna

Christina Reyna

Christina became an educator for Champions Barber & Beauty Academy in December 2020. She & her sister were born into the industry & followed their Momma’s footsteps by obtaining their cosmetology licenses while in high school. Christina operated as a cosmetologist for 18 years before she went back to college to become a cosmetology instructor,…

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Mary Ann Pope

Mary Ann has been in the industry for over 40 years and had the opportunity to educate for two major color manufacturers along her journey. Mary Ann retired from standing behind the chair in January 2023 and came to Champions requesting information on how to become an instructor. She says she knew we were her…

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Robert Young

Robert was born and raised in Waco. He graduated from University High School in 1998 and then he embarked on an honorable career of 21 years in the United States Army. His grandfather was a Barber in Waco, after watching his grandfather cut hair for years, Robert began his passion for cutting hair as early…

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Mr. “Big A” – Adrian Luevano

Champions is proud to welcome one our alumni student to our team. He is a fantastic barber and motivator to our students by sharing his passion, experience and wisdom to the next generation.

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