Helping Others To Be And Do Better

A thoughtful and inspirational educator,

mental health advocate, mentor, and orator.

Family

Contribute to your support system to maximize everyone’s potential for success, even if your support system isn’t defined by traditional family lines.

Education

Learn as much as possible about a range of topics throughout your life, as learning shouldn’t be tied to specific moments.

Community

Be available to support others’ journeys, as community development requires everyone’s efforts around you.

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Mr. Young received the “2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major Innovative Service Award” from the U.S. Department of Education’s Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, in collaboration with the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for African-Americans.

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Mr. Young received the "2018 Distinguished County Service Award" from Volunteer Arlington (a program of the Leadership Center for Excellence). This award is given to an individual or a group (through volunteerism) who has demonstrated outstanding commitment and care to Arlington, VA citizens.

Click here to read an article about Mr. Young’s outreach.

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Don’t devalue any positive struggles toward an endpoint because completion and success feel the same no matter the way you started.

Challenging moments help to define each of us; the choices made during these times often reflect an individual’s true nature.

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You start with a blank slate, the way you fill it
is up to you... choose wisely.

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Don’t devalue any positive struggles toward an endpoint because completion and success feel the same no matter the way you started.

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Challenging moments help to define each of us; the choices made during these times often reflect an individual’s true nature.

1

You start with a blank slate, the way you fill it
is up to you... choose wisely.

award-winning educator, mental health advocate, author/writer, social entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, mentor, program executive, and radio host

Mr. Young shares his inspirational story about his survival after a near-suicide on the "Oh My Goff Show." This is the Fox 5 WTTG segment.

Click here to watch the complete interview.

Mr. Young discusses social entrepreneurship, along with the factors that drove his efforts to give-back to opportunity "at-risk" communities.

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Mr. Young at the Shelby County Schools’ Youth Conference.

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Mr. Young with aspiring journalists at the George Mason University's

Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC).

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Mr. Young with Arlington County Sheriff Beth Arthur and his nonprofit organization’s (Saving Our Communities at Risk Through Educational Services – SOCARTES) hero — Program Manager Kristen Cane.

This picture was taken to recognize Mr. Young for being “Volunteer of the Month” for his work with inmates at the Arlington County Detention Facility.

Click here to learn about SOCARTES.

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Mr. Young speaking at the Project Management Institute (PMI) – Washington, DC Chapter’s “Project Management Symposium.

Click to view Mr. Young's presentation.