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About2019-01-10T16:28:38+00:00

WHO IS X?

We are a collective of creative persons looking to empower our fellow people. If you’re unfamiliar with who we are, let this page be your guide.

EMILY COSTELLO

OWNER +
CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF EDU X.

With more than a decade in the industry, Emily has undergone extensive training in the world of hairdressing. They have spent the last several years traveling the country, nourishing the growth of hairstylists through haircutting education. Emily firmly believes that a strong haircutting foundation, accompanied with the understanding of each individual student, will provide the best learning results.

Emily founded EDU X with the vision to continue bridging the gap between education salon reality. “If you take away (even) just one thing from our classes that helps you on your personal journey, then I’m doing my job as an educator.” Emily’s dream is to continue working with stylists to cultivate daily habits of growth, inspiration, and cutting with integrity.

JORDAN HAMJE

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION FOR EDU X

Originally from Reading, PA Jordan Hamje entered the beauty industry at age 14. She became an educator in 2014 and worked as a platform artist for several major brands, but felt she wanted to teach students in a more intimate setting. When asked to join EDU X, Jordan found her calling creating curriculum, training the EDU X team, and helping students make personal discoveries. She has continued her own training with Allilon and Davines in order to keep herself motivated and inspired.

ADAM MESSER

EDU X EDUCATOR

Adam is passionate about mentoring as well as sharing the belief that education is essential to developing a strong foundation. Originally from Minneapolis, MN, Adam relocated to Philadelphia to join EDU X. Adam has trained with the Kingly Hairgroup, Davines, and Allilon which has majorly influenced their passion for the craft. Adam enjoys working closely with students, tailoring their teaching approach based upon the individual. As a self-critical person, Adam sets very high standards for themselves. Their hope is to elevate those standards in others.