Richard D. Young

Teacher and Realtor in Irving, Texas

Richard D. Young

Teacher and Realtor in Irving, Texas

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Richard Young, a resident of the Valley Ranch area of Irving, Texas, continues to strive in the education sector, as a student and teacher, and serve his community in many capacities. A Midlothian High School graduate from Midlothian, TX, Young received both his bachelors and masters degrees from Fort Hays State University, and is currently completing his doctorate from Northcentral University. Young has worked faithfully in Texas schools since 1999, teaching and driving a school bus. Young has ran for school board in two different school districts, Midlothian ISD and Dallas ISD, and was the first known Black/Biracial to ever run for Midlothian ISD school board. Young belongs to one of the largest teacher unions in the nation, and advocates for children and staff, and does not mutely stand by when it comes to one's education.

Young has been nominated "Who's Who" two different times, and voted Employee of the Month in 2002 at Castleberry ISD, being featured in the the River Oaks newspaper. Young has also been Employee of the Month in 2009, Staff of the Week in 2013, and Teacher of the Year candidate 2020.

Young is also a real estate agent/apartment locator for the entire state of Texas. In addition to the housing industry, he is also a Texas licensed mediator, mortgage field inspector, and notary public. Young holds other licenses and certifications such as TABC, TABC instructor, Food Handler and continues to renew his first aid/CPR certification. Young is a member of the SAL (Sons of American Legion) and TAM (Texas Association of Mediators). He is the only documented member of TAM in the entire city of Irving. Furthermore, Young was part of the Nielsen Ratings for 7 months and is a big time lover of tv and music.

Having a big strong heart for others, Young is a strong believer and follower of God, and has been a previous member of the Burning Bush Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville, NC; and not to mention Cockrell Hill Baptist Church and CitiChurch of Dallas, as well as a previous volunteer of the Beautiful Feet Ministries Homeless Church of Fort Worth, TX.

Young, born in Dallas, TX, comes from a strong family of hard-working Texas farmers, military, teachers, and business owners. He is one of the few in his family to ever attend college, and the only one to initiate a doctoral degree.

Now, a beginning author and prominent writer, Young has submitted his very first article for publication.

  • Education
    • Midlothian High School
    • Fort Hays State University
    • RealEstateU
    • Southwestern Assemblies of God University
    • Southwestern Adventist University