Celebrity stylist recounts his life lessons South Georgia native dishes out career advice with a side of gossip Celebrity hairstylist Dennis Stokely works on a hairstyle for Lanier Technical College student Alexandra Bright of Cumming. Stokley presented a lecture and demonstrations for Lanier Tech students. There are hair stylists, and there are artists. “I was the kid (who) always used to chase my sisters around to do their hair,” Dennis Stokely said. “I’ve always had a knack for hair.