Ditchmen • NUCA of Florida Ditchmen • February 2018 - Page 7

Can you briefly tell us about your professional background? YOUNG: I am a land use and environmental attorney. What inspired you to run for office? YOUNG: I love my community and I was in a position in my professional life where I could give back by serving in the legislature. It is a tremendous honor! What is the secret to your success? YOUNG: Hard work and never accepting no for an answer. What is the one thing about you no one would guess? YOUNG: I am a 6th generation Floridian whose family on both sides originated in Cedar Key, FL. • • • What is your educational background? YOUNG: FSU graduate (1985) and UVA law school (1993). What is your favorite travel location? YOUNG: Boca Grande, FL. Grill master or reservations YOUNG: Grilling at home over dining out almost always! Do you have any “guilty pleasure” TV Shows? YOUNG: Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. What are your hobbies or interests outside of work? YOUNG: Tarpon fishing, biking, and adventure traveling. What is your favorite book? YOUNG: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. Do you have any pets? YOUNG: Winger, my 14 year old Portuguese Water Dog. What is the first concert you attended? YOUNG: Jimmy Buffett.