received his Ph.D. from Texas A&M in Health Education. He served more than 40 years at the university level as a faculty member and administrator (research dean) before retiring from university employment in 2015. Much his work has been in adolescent health, including adolescent sexuality, sexuality education, and drug education. He is a co-author of award-winning curricula, including the Sex Can Wait curriculum series and the Keep A Clear Mind drug education program. Young currently serves as the CEO of the Center for Evidence-Based Programming. He and his wife Carol live on South Padre Island.