was born to a Jamaican-born father and English mother.
He has one older brother and two football-playing
younger brothers, Lewis, who made his debut for Watford
in 2008, and Kyle, who in April 2009 was training
at the Arsenal Academy.
Young attended the John Henry Newman School in Stevenage,
and played school football alongside Formula One driver
Lewis Hamilton, who was in the same year.
Young's father supports Tottenham Hotspur, while Young
himself, like his older brother, favoured Arsenal.
His hero and "role model on and off the pitch"
was Ian Wright.