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Magic Johnson’s Stylist Keeps Him Fresh

Magic Johnson’s Stylist Jhoanna Alba

One Call Away

Jhoanna Alba has been the personal stylist to Magic Johnson for over 25 years. From one client, she has grown to be the top stylist in sports.

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hi mr. J what’s up door him okay so I
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have a couple questions about the
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conversation we had the other day do you
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want to stick with a plaid version of
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the Navy or do you want to try maybe a
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pinstripe you know what you should bring
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both because I might buy both of two
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joanna is just special I trust her but
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she’s earned the trust by being the best
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out there in the business you always
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want to rub elbows with somebody who is
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also the best at what they do you don’t
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even know when we first met he said you
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need to start your own company and I
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said I’m 20 years old like I don’t even
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know where to begin but I believe that
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he saw the potential in me and he was
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gonna guide me through the whole way and
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hold my hand which he has 25 years later
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that’s how I can come here if we need is
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it because of that because of that blue
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line in there let’s check it out no no
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the other one oh that’s bright blue mm
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so yeah bright oh yeah man that picks it
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up so well might not go with that shirt
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I’m gonna take a picture of this one
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that you like yeah make sure we get it
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from the very beginning she was a
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businesswoman and I was so impressed
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with her knowledge what would look good
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on me what wouldn’t yeah you see I had
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to get back I want people to see me
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coming through the door you know that
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right you know that and so this one is
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definitely gonna make a statement so
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what is it now how long for us now 25
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years five years Wow talking you into it
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was difficult break-in on your own yeah
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but you know what I’m glad that you did
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because like I told you you you’re
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making money for everybody else and it
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was time for you to own your own
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business you know and become your own
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boss and what has happened you exploded
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in how many athletes
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businessmen do you have today how many
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clients now 1,200 1,200 clients started
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with the magic maintain the magic man
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you were there the whole way like
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holding my hands like you would not let
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me fall yeah it’s because you do great
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work thank you and I’m really nice too
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yeah that’s secondary see because he’s
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mentored me I’m just by his actions he
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he says a lot of powerful things to me
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like I remember I asked him a question
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like how can I ever repay you and he
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said by your success that truly meant
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like the world to me so how can I let
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him down and now here we are for the
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circle you can’t take the knowledge with
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you you got to pass it on that’s what
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I’m I’ve been put on this earth to do
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right I’ve been blessed to be successful
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but it would be nothing without helping
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others become successful whether it
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pertains to clothes or not we’re just
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always going to be in each other’s lives
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and I am one call away