Tiffinni A. Young was reared in Pleasant Grove and spent much of her childhood in an area of Dallas known as ‘The Bottom’, as a member of Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church, where she is still a member. She attended the Law Magnet High School and is a proud graduate of Lincoln Humanities/Communications Magnet High School and Florida A & M University. Tiffinni attended the University of Arkansas School of Law for 2 years and spent her last year of law school as a visiting student at Texas Wesleyan School of Law.
Ms. Young was appointed to the inaugural City of Dallas Youth Commission in 1994 and later appointed to the Park & Recreation Board. The values instilled in her by her family and her faith, her love of community and passion for people led her to enlarge her commitment of service and run for public office. Councilwoman Young served on the Dallas City Council from 2015 to 2017 and led as Vice Chair of the following committees: Ad Hoc Judicial Nominations, Quality of Life & Environment and Co-Chair of the Domestic Violence Task Force and as a member of the Public Safety, Housing and Legislative Ad Hoc committees. Councilwoman Young also served as a member of the Council on Youth, Education and Families and the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee for the National League of Cities.
She continues to serve throughout her community as an active member of the 20/20 Bipartisan Justice Center, Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and a board member for the Maurine F. Bailey Cultural Foundation and BaylorScott&White Health & Wellness Center Board. Ms. Young is a consultant with over 15 years of experience in the areas of media, public speaking, politics, government/community affairs, event planning, nonprofit management and sports/entertainment. Her dedication to community and compassion for people has shaped her call and commitment to make Dallas a better city, Texas a better state and our country the best it can be, one person at a time.