Dr. Young served more than 22 years in the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Vietnam War in a combat line unit where he was awarded the “Soldiers Medal for Heroism” for his courageous actions and leadership in combat. Dr. Young also served in the first Gulf War. Dr. Young is the founder of the “Life Empowerment Network International” Inspirational Motivational Speaker, Master storyteller, bestselling author, District-44 two-time international speech contest champion.
Dr. Young is a graduate of the America Military University (AMU) Fort Lee, Virginia. Stanford “Who’s Who” named him one of America’s most influential motivational speakers and authors, (2010 – 2011) He is also one of America’s leading authorities on building success. Top 100 speakers in the world (2015 – 2017) The “Marquis Who’s Who” publications board approved him for “Biographical” inclusion in “Who’s Who in America (2017 – 2018)