Team Leader at Bethel Community Baptist Church in St. Petersburg, FL

Mrs. Florette Young is a member of FAST’s foundational congregation, Bethel Community Baptist Church. Born in Jamaica, she moved to the United States in 1967 and settled in St. Petersburg in 1976. As a registered nurse, Mrs. Young was the owner and operator of an assisted-living facility for seniors and people with mental illnesses for 30 years.

Mrs. Young has focused her life’s work on the indigent population in need of health services. She has also served as the Vice President of the Black Nurses Chapter in St. Petersburg, an active member in the Urban League, and a leader with her congregation’s mission ministry and health ministry. She is the proud mother of two children and grandmother of two grandchildren.