Beard Of The Month - May 2013 - Josh Black
Meet Mr. May! This is Josh Black, a resident of Glen Allen, Virginia and a proud member of the RVA Beard League. He lives with his wife and their two dogs. Josh has been in the financial world for a few years, but recently he and his beard switched over to Mortgage Loan Processor. Josh and his wife also own a photography business in which they specialize in events and weddings. Keep reading to learn more about Josh and his beard!
Name: Josh Black
How long have you been growing your beard?: I've been growing my beard for about 10 months.
Why are you growing your beard?: I've had some sort of facial hair for the past decade, but decided to let it grow.
Have you won or placed in any competitions?: So far I have been to 6 competitions where I have won 4 and placed in 1.
How did you find out about the bearding community?: I started watching Whisker Wars, but the RVA Beard League President Chad Roberts invited me out to hang out at a W.W. Screening at Mekong Restaurant. I have only been going to competitions for about 4 months now.
Do you belong to any beard club?: The RVA Beard League.
Is shaving anywhere in your future(I hope not!)?: Hell no!
What is the best compliment your beard has received?: Anything that is not Duck Dynasty or ZZ Top related.
What have you gained from the bearding community?: A great community. Acceptance and encouragement in growing. Some great, and sometimes hazy, memories.
Are there any competitions that we can find you at in the near future?: Possibly Holy City, Nationals? Who knows. Depends where the RVA caravan goes next!
Congratulations to Josh, our May 2013 Beard Of The Month! If you are interested in throwing your own beard in the ring, contact us here.