People Can’t Stop Talking About This Dude’s Awesomely Nerdy Hair

“It’s funny — the reason this went viral was because of all of the haters. They wanted to bash me for my hair but ended up promoting it instead.”

1. This is Shaquille Dent, he’s a college sophomore at Cleveland Institute of Art, majoring in animation — and he has ~awesome~ hair.

Shaquille Dent / Facebook

2. Pictures of Dent’s incredible hair have been shared all over the web, with some people dubbing him “Black Goku,” in reference to the character from Dragon Ball Z.

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3. When he was a junior in high school, Dent discovered his hair could hold a spike, and since then he’s worked on making his style more and more intricate.

Shaquille Dent / Facebook

4. He never uses a barber and only spends about two hours, twice a month, fixing the style.

Shaquille Dent / Facebook

5. Dent told BuzzFeed that while the style was originally inspired by Goku from Dragonball Z, he recently bleached part of his hair in tribute to Yu-Gi-Oh.

Shaquille Dent / Facebook

6. “I’m always really happy to hear a compliment or when people take interest in my hair,” he said.

Shaquille Dent / Facebook

7. “It’s funny — the reason this went viral was because of all of the haters. They wanted to bash me for my hair but ended up promoting it instead.”

8. Dent pointed out that although he has been dubbed “Black Goku,” his look is merely inspired by the character, and he isn’t trying to cosplay anything in particular.

Black Goku goes to my school AND he said he'd spike my hair up

— Surafel (@surafeld)

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