Dawn Michelle Williams (formerly Dawn Michelle Mazyck) is a Maryland native. After graduating from Frederick Douglass High School of Upper Marlboro Maryland, she attended Dudley Beauty School in Baltimore Maryland. She received her license in Cosmetology in August of 2000 through the State Board of Cosmetology in Maryland. She went on to receive an associates degree from Prince Georges Community College in 2004.
She received her experience working in several salons in Prince George's County Maryland. Her 1st brick and mortar location was on Eastern Avenue in Fairmount heights Maryland in 2016. After an eventful course of events which is detailed in the first chapter of her book (Building Your Trojan Creative Horse), she moved to a more lucrative location in Hyattsville, Maryland inside of Phenix Salon Suites.
Dawn has multiple business ventures within her & her husband's LLC (Da Crankin Shop, LLC). ProHairClasses, The Research Departments and Dawn Michelle's Salon. She has been featured in publications such as FOX, NBC and CBS news articles.