Sebastian Jackson, founder of The Social Club Grooming Company, hopes to create an identity that will cultivate personalities; a brand and place where creatives come to be inspired as well as inspire others. Sebastian’s first three business plans were rejected by Wayne State University, which is where he was determined to establish his first Social Club. In 2012, he and his wife, Gabrielle eventually succeeded in opening the Social Club Grooming Company, built with reclaimed lumber from blighted Detroit homes, on WSU’s main campus. They’ve partnered with a local park to build a greener city and already, clippings of cut hair have been used as fertilizer for 200 new trees. He takes pride in the diversity of both his staff and clientele. The barbershop has historically served as a community hub, and he plans to recreate that experience for all Social Club members while disrupting the industry.