University of Southern California

Student-Athlete Academic Services

Dr. Jonathan Young

Jonathan Young joined the SAAS staff in the summer of 2016 as the Computer Systems Administrator.  He is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing all technical processes and attends to all technical issues and questions students and staff members may have. He is also one of the staff advisors to the United Black Student-Athlete Association (“UBSAA”) formed in 2020.

He came to USC from the Ministerial Training Institute Bible College (“MTI”) and the Church of God Pentecostal, where one of his roles was the Director of Technology. He serves as an Associate Pastor.

A native of Carson, Calif., Jonathan graduated from Long Beach State in 2002, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management Information Systems, a Master’s degree in Church Administration in 2004, and a Doctorate in Ministry in 2019.

He and his wife, Leslie, have four children:  Jaxon, Julia, Jayde, and Jonny.

Contact Information:
Office: (213) 740-3794
Email: youngjj@usc.edu