Rashard D. Young was born in Kansas City, Missouri and has been a resident of Kansas for the last six years. As a scholar-athlete, he received a degree in Liberal Arts from Johnson County Community College, where he was a member of the basketball, baseball, and track & field teams.. Rashard then transferred to Mid-America Nazarene, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Legal Studies. During his time at Mid-America Nazarene, Rashard honed his research and writing skills as an intern for the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office. As an undergraduate, he spent much of his time researching solutions for prison reform at both the state and federal level.
Recently, Rashard worked as a campaign coordinator for the Congressional race for Kansas U.S. House District 3. In this capacity, he oversaw and trained over 150 volunteers. Rashard also assisted numerous Kansas legislators with contested state races.
Prior to focusing his career on politics, Rashard was a financial investments advisor for Northwestern Mutual. As part of the top 5% of financial advisors in the nation, Rashard developed an ability to serve a diverse group of clients. As a member of Federico Consulting, he continues to draw upon his background in finance to provide innovative and holistic service to clients.
In his free time, Rashard mentors local high school students and is an active member of his church.. Rashard also enjoys duck hunting with his brother, who is currently serving as a member of our military in the Middle East.