From an early age Young Scholar aka “YSBABY” always knew he wanted a career in arts and entertainment. Born in Germany but raised in Florida, he was voted “Class Clown” of his senior class in Sarasota Fl. It was at this moment, he knew he was destined to entertain millions. Young Scholar got his name from a college professor while studying Mass Communications at Bethune Cookman University. He began his career in radio in 2009, and started as a intern at 102 Jamz , and 101.9 Amp Radio. These positions eventually lead him to working for iHeartRadio’s 104.5 the Beat in Orlando, where Young Scholar’s show was Arbitron rated #1 at nights. He has excited audiences of thousands across the country by hosting tours such as the national Juice High School and College Survival Tours, and fashion shows. Young Scholar was also the official preshow host for Jay Z’s Made in America Festival in Philadelphia , and selected back to back years to cover The BET Awards in LA as a radio personality. He’s also covered the Revolt Music Conference, A3C in Atlanta, and is the host of the Annual Boys and Girls Club of America’s International Keystone Conference.
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