1. Cory Townes —28, Philadelphia, Pa.
“My father always told me to brush my hair as soon as I got out of the shower, and my stepdad gave me an early lesson on the necessity of training my facial hair.”

2. Juwan Lee —19, Feasterville, Pa.“My dad is the one who told me about the importance of using deodorant when I was younger. It’s rule No. 1 when it comes to grooming, so he made sure I knew that one!”

3. SharIf Webb —25, Paramus, N.J.
“My dad would always tell me to get a haircut regularly, even if I didn’t have plans or didn’t think I needed to be anywhere special. There’s nothing worse than finding yourself in a position where you NEED a haircut fast (say, an important meeting or a last-minute job interview) and there’s no time to get one.”

Read more in the June 2015 issue of EBONY Magazine.