A friend today wished me a Happy Birthday and said "I know you are doing you today!" So Beverly Harper, you had me thinking, and yes this blog will be dedicated to ME!!
Wayne Xavier Young is the middle child of William Theodore Young and Hester Mae Livingston-Young. He was born on January 20th, 1968 at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. He was raised in Wyandanch, New York out on Long Island. There, Wayne became an artist and learned to play the trombone, baritone horn and sousaphone. He graduated 3rd in his class at Wyandanch High School in 1986.
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Wayne Young was the recipient of a four-year scholarship to study engineering at the University of Rochester from the National Urban League. In 1991, he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester in New York. He also has a Master’s of Science and Technology in Energy Management from the New York Institute of Technology. His thesis was completed in 1997 on Cold Fusion as a Possible Energy Source.
Wayne Xavier Young has over 20 years experience in the energy industry in both the regulated and unregulated arenas. For the past few years, he has held several positions with utilities such as PSEG in New Jersey, Southern Company affiliates in Atlanta and Consolidated Edison in New York. In 1996, Mr. Young received the Con Edison Environment Excellence Award for developing a company policy for the safe disposal of lamps and ballasts. In 1997, Con Edison bestowed him its Black Achiever in Industry Award.
So there you have it, part of my life in a blog, and the story continue as I write my 300 page book about my family. But TODAY it's all about ME. So please wish me a happy birthday today. Love you all.