Renowned barber, Larry E. Roberts, Jr. was born May 8, 1973 to the parents of Larry E. Roberts Sr., an Darlene Roberts. Larry started cutting hair at the age of 13 in his parent’s basement. His clients grew so rapidly that he allowed his buddy to help service the clients. He even had his mother and sister Tramaine, book appointments for him. After completing barber college, at the age of 18, he opened the first Larry’s Barber Shop in Matteson, Illinois. His clients followed him to his barber shop where he continued to be recognized for his professional barber skills and creativity. Larry reinvested the shop profits to make sure he had a professional environment for his clients and barbers. He has a great passion for people and actively encourages everyone to aim high in life. Larry relocated his barber shop to the south side of Chicago to provide a quality location and services in an under-served community. Larry’s barber shop was so successful and well known that he soon began to explore better opportunities and expansion for his gift.