Ray young jr.
Passionate About Empowering & Inspiring Others
Mr. Young passion for people is to educate, uplift and empower them by using innovative methods. The light and passion in his heart are evident in the work he does to enhance the lives of others.
Mr. Young is an author of a empowering children's book called "Malik and the Magic Bowtie," which is his first book. Mr. Young has a Bachelor’s degree, two Master’s Degrees and plans to continue his education in a doctorate program; he is the first in his family to graduate from college. Mr. Young is a certified Life Coach and motivational speaker. He is the CEO and Founder of a nonprofit called Young’s Vision Achievement Consulting as well as the Owner and Founder of the MYGO brand, which means “My Greatness Overcomes.” Mr. Young has many awards and achievements including the National Service Award through AmeriCorps.
Mr. Young is a native of Waco, Texas, and someone that has overcome many obstacles in life. He grew up in a single-parent home, his father was incarcerated, he was homeless, associated with street life, etc. These life situations lead him into depression, low self-esteem, and hopelessness, dropping out of school in the 10th grade and landing him in the juvenile justice system twice. Mr. Young lived in the inner-city where he saw no hope or opportunity around him to excel in life. This is just a small snippet of his story.
10+ yrs in Coaching (i.e Corporate, Nonprofits, Individuals)
5+ yrs in Education (i.e Teacher and Counselor)
15+ yrs in Community Development & Leadership
Author and Business owner