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Members of Educated Beards 

Travis Jeffrey

Kentville, Nova Scotia

Travis grew up in Kentville, Nova Scotia.


He enjoys all athletics but focuses the majority of his time in the gym.


As a serving Canadian Armed Forces member, it’s important to Travis to maintain a clean and professional look.  Educated beards ensures he can achieve that look by using the highest quality products with the science to back it up.

Follow him  on Instagram@;  TJEFFREY7

Johnathan Kemp

Oysterbed, Prince Edward Island

Johnathan, born and raised on the sandbar that is Prince Edward Island.


Oysterbed is his current home but his clan hail from Sturgeon on the eastern end of the Island.  He is  35 years old and has been growing his beard for five and a half years now. He married his high school sweetheart, Nicola, 13 years ago and they have a beautiful 8-year-old daughter, Laken (she loves his beard).  He's a Service Technician at Reliable Motors.  His hobbies include riding his motorcycle, stock car racing, music, and spending time with his family. He's currently a hopeful with the Maritime Chapter of the Bearded Villains. 


Follow him on Facebook @Johnathan Kemp

                          Instagram @redbeard_kemp

                          Twitter @Redbeard_99

Justin Beaulieu

 Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Justin grew up in Fredericton , New Brunswick.


He enjoys all outdoor activities from hunting, fishing, camping and hiking .


After a 10 year service period with the Canadian Armed Forces serving as a Combat Engineer and most of his career was as an EOD operator. After serving in Afghanistan in 2009-2010 he developed PTSD and has now turn towards the life of fly fishing as part of his daily therapy . He also does a lot of woodworking creating custom landing net for fish.

Follow him  on Instagram@;  justin.beaulieu.7

Steve Macfadgen

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia

Steve grew up in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia


He is a Canadian Armed Forces Pilot for Search and Rescue. In his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, skateboarding, wakeboarding and surfing. Pretty much anything outdoors. He loves to travel and recently he and his partner started the endeavor of Little Blue Canoe.


His greatest achievement to date is being the top of his class in achieving his Canadian Forces Pilot wings and receiving the Hal Wishart Trophy upon graduation.


Follow him on Facebook @smacfadgen

                          Instagram @smacfadgen


Cameron Strachan

St. Thomas, Ontario

Cameron grew up in Kelowna, BC where he lived for 19 years before moving to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island where he spent the next twelve. In March of 2017 his family moved from Vancouver Island to St. Thomas, ON in search for a more affordable lifestyle.


His family consists of his beautiful wife of 7 years Katie, and his three daughters Celeste, Adelaide, and Florence. When he's not working at Western Fair District, he can be found playing with his children, cheering on his favorite sports teams, or going for a bike ride along the country roads of Southern Ontario. His family loves the outdoors and whenever looking for a vacation, they always turn towards a campsite over a hotel.


His greatest achievement is raising his three daughters. He strives to be the best husband and father he can possibly be each and every day.


Follow him on twitter @cam_strach

Ryan Kennedy

Orton, Ontario

Ryan is a family man and a proud Canadian with Scottish roots. He enjoys blacksmithing as a hobby, and interestingly, is married to one of Canada's top spiritual mediums


His greatest achievement is creating a life for himself and his family that he's extremely proud of. "I love everything about my life."


Follow him on Instagram: @ryan.kennedy414

                           Facebook: @Ryan Kennedy

Brendan Demers

Edmonton, Alberta

Brendan is a Correctional Officer and Highland Game Athlete. He enjoys working out and advancing his physical abilities where he's had past experience with personal training and nutritional planning. In 2013 he won Mr. Junior Canada at the Canadian Bodybuilding Federation Nationals. He also has a Goldendoodle named Gus who resembles him and his girlfriend. He also likes to travel and gain new experiences.


His greatest achievement is Finding the woman of my dreams.


Follow him on Instagram: @Demsbren

                           Facebook: @Brendan Demers

Jake Simkins

Edmonton, Alberta

Jake is a currently serving in the Canadian Armed Fores and is a Combat Diver, he is originally from Sackville New Brunswick. He enjoys working out, photography, motorcycles and whatever indulgences Canada has to offer.


Follow him on Instagram: @educatedjake


Michael Brewer

Duke Center, Pennsylvania

Michael is our first ambassador from the USA. He was born and raised in Buffalo, NY.  He served 8 years in the US Army as a Combat Medic. Served in Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2001) and then in Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003) with 4th Infantry Battalion. The day he left the Army is the day he stopped shaving. He became a Registered Nurse and worked in emergency and psychiatric care. Furthered his education to become a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. he currently evaluates and treats clients that present with mental health challenges. When possible, he likes to use a holistic approach to treatment and hopes to someday study advanced functional medicine. He loves spending time with his wife of 20 years and with their two boys. Camping, hiking, golfing, and visiting historical places are their favourites. They recently developed a love for axe throwing.

His greatest achievement is earning the Expert Field Medical Badge in the US Army. It's a difficult course with a low pass rate. This badge is a symbol of expertise as a combat medic. He later went on to earn the Combat Medical Badge which is awarded after serving in combat.

Follow him on Instagram: @oifbrewer


Matt Gaudet

Moncton, New Brunswick

Matt was born and raised in Moncton NB, he works for Mercedes Benz Moncton, He has a fiance and 2 little girls with 1 on the way. In his spare time, he likes to be with friends and family.


A hobby of his is hockey as he has a great passion for the game and has been playing since 5 years old.


His greatest achievement is having 2 children and advancing into a management role at the age of 24 at a high-end luxury dealership.


Follow him on  Instagram : @mattgauder93

Ian Young

Modern, Manitoba

Ian was born in the east coast of Canada, he's a typical east coaster living in the prairies loving life.  What got him attracted to Educated Beards is "Compared to other beard companies this one comes across as dapper instead of trashy". He will be competing in a beard and moustache competition next month. 

His greatest achievement is raising his kids right.


Follow him on Instagram: @allhellforabasement


Rob MacKenzie

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Rob was born in a little village, Inverness Cape Breton, but grew up in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He's 44 and 1 of 6 children raised in a Scottish family. His family mottos are Fierce of the Fierce and I Shine, not Burn. He works hard, travels as often as he can and most importantly, makes time for family and friends.

His greatest achievement is to know when he set a goal, no matter what it is. Ha has achieved it. 


Follow him on Instagram: @robertmackenzie405


Team Cx3

Canada Wide

Team CX3-Canadian Coalition of Cluckers;


Founder Todd Mason and the original waterfowl club began over a decade ago in Carelton County New Brunswick. Today the club has expanded across Canada currently with over 40 members and 7 teams in 5 provinces. They are an avid group of experienced hunters and guides that try to mentor young hunters and people within the sport. This club proud to support local and Canadian businesses.


Follow Team CX3 on their outdoor adventures on

Facebook @ Team Cx3 

David Strowbridge

Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia

David was born In Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Currently residing in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.  

He is an avid gym enthusiast, online fitness coach and an industrial mechanic by trade.

He's been attracted to fitness for over 15 years now, its more then a lifestyle its an addiction.  David is all about living a healthy lifestyle. His clients get a full lifestyle plan, from diet to training, and even weekly check ins for accountability. He has a passion for helping others reach their goals and succeed in life.

David has 3 Dogs, and 2 cats and has also competed twice in bodybuilding shows and is currently working towards another.​

Follow him  on Instagram;  @davidstrow

Make him your fitness coach you won't regret it.

Facebook: @healthylivingds 

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