You start with a blank slate, the way you fill it is up to you... choose wisely.
Utilize and contribute to your support system to maximize everyone's potential for success - even if your support system isn't defined by your traditional family lines.
Learn as much as possible about a range of topics throughout your lifetime - as learning shouldn't be tied to specific moments in time.
Make yourself available to support others on their journey - because community development supports everyone's efforts.
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.
S. L. Young
educator, inspirational speaker, mental health advocate, social entrepreneur, program executive, author, writer/contributor, and radio host
Mr. Young receives the U.S. Department of Education's "2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major Innovative Service Award"
Mr. Young with attendees of the Shelby County Schools 2017 Youth Conference in Memphis, TN.
Mr. Young receives the "2018 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.
Mr. Young with aspiring journalists at the George Mason University's 2017 Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC).
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