Meet the Kentucky Pro DJ Team: Russ Cantrell

How did you get your start as a DJ?
I started working with Kentucky Pro DJ by assisting and working the photo booth, but I became intrigued with learning how to DJ because I realized how much fun it was and how much joy it brings to people.

What are your favorite type of events?

I like all different types of events: weddings, birthday parties, company parties, etc. I just enjoy when they have one thing in common: music and dancing!

Tell us about your relationship with music?
I have always had a love for music, even at young age. I was raised around people who loved music and loved to dance, and as a young child I sang in my church and school choir and played musical instruments. I have always enjoyed going to parties, listening to music and dancing. I always wanted a job that involved music, but I never imagined I would be a DJ! I am glad the opportunity was presented to me because it has been a great experience!

Do you have a favorite moment as a DJ?
I had a bride and groom who didn’t think anyone was going to dance at their reception, but the dance floor was packed all night and at the end of the night the bride said to the groom, “Honey, we through a party!”

What do you like most about working at Kentucky Pro DJ?
I enjoy meeting new people and developing new relationships. I also had the opportunity to attend a DJ convention in Las Vegas because in this industry, the best wedding DJ is the one who continues to learn his craft.

How do you keep yourself young?
I keep myself young by being with my children, laughing, enjoying life, working out and eating healthy!

Where did you graduate from high school?
I graduated from Model Laboratory School in Richmond, Kentucky.