LaShay spent time after high school confused about where to go next in life. After a couple of terms in Forensic Psychology and Veterinary studies, LaShay decided to work as a Veterinary Technician on a farm. Daydreaming and watching Guy Tang videos, she would remember all the crazy hair experiments she had done on herself. As time passed her interest in hair grew, so she sat down and applied to BCTC Cosmetology program. LaShay graduated early and fell in love with fantasy colors and curly hair.