Who is Manatha Young?
Manatha Young is a wife, mother, friend, sister, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, individual and small business development coach.
She is a native of Sandy Island, South Carolina. She currently resides in Fort Mill, South Carolina with her loving husband Frank and their five daughters.
Manatha is a highly sought after empowerment speaker whose God-given passion is to inspire positive thinking, uncover gifts that lie dormant within, nurture creativity, and equip lives for greatness that will ultimately impact the world.
She is the Founder and Director of Fruitful Living.
Education & Professional Background
Manatha has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC.
During her college years, she worked at First Years Daycare as a Lead Teacher in the infant and toddler rooms. She also became an active member of AmeriCorps participating in intensive service to meet the critical needs of the community. This venture ignited her passion for helping at-risk children. It gave her the opportunity, freedom and creativity to tutor, mentor and develop enrichment programs for youth of all ages.
Manatha received her ministerial license from The Park Ministries (Formerly University Park Baptist Church) under the leadership of Bishop Claude R. Alexander, Jr. on March 31, 2001.
She has had the privilege of facilitating workshops, leading seminars, speaking at Youth Events, Women’s Conferences and Congregations.
Manatha has worked in corporate America as a Marketing professional for several years where she planned, organized, and executed marketing campaigns with the goal of increasing product and service awareness, sales, profits and brand loyalty.
This accumulated wealth of knowledge and myriad of experiences has established her in the industry as an organic voice of truth and authority for authentic individual and small business development through the gift of motivation.