Jason Heien is the national winner of the Wahl Man of the Year award, based on his beard and mustache. According to MLive.com, Jason's facial hair wins $1500 and will be in a national ad for the Wahl Clipper Company.

The Ypsilanti resident has advice for anybody trying to grow facial hair. According to Jason, "One has to be strong enough to go three months without touching it. No trimming, etc."

Michigan is no stranger to the manly art of growing a good beard. Last year, Sean Logie from Ann Arbor took 2nd place in the World Beard and Mustache Championships. 

Here's Jason's story.

 

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