Patrick Hill was born and raised in Ridgeville. He graduated from Summerville High School and attended Claflin University in Orangeburg.

In 1988, Patrick joined the United States Marine Corps and proudly served our country for four years. After his discharge, he enrolled in his uncle’s cosmetology school, La Parisian Cosmetology School in Charleston. He did not yet know much about cosmetology, but his uncle laid the foundation for a life of learning and pursuit of his passion.