DJ Quintero moved from San Diego to New York City 2008 to further his career in fashion editorials and runway shows. Once in New York, he began by assisting Serge Normant. His work has appeared in numerous notable print publications and in television programs such as Project Runway and Saturday Night Live. His celebrity clients include Meghan Markle, Katie Holmes, Lily Collins, Julianne Moore, Blake Lively, and Sarah Jessica Parker. He is especially known for his textured waves.