Tameka Young

Mrs. DC America, Photogenic Award



Tameka Young is a dynamic and accomplished woman who is passionate about empowering youth to become successful entrepreneurs. As the founder of the National Association for Kidpreneurs (NAK), Tameka has dedicated herself to providing mentorship, resources, and events to support current and aspiring young business owners in the United States and abroad. She is also the creator of National Kidpreneur Day, which celebrates and recognizes young business owners under 18.

Apart from her work with NAK, Tameka has had a successful career as a professional model, walking for top designers in fashion week shows in NY, London, and Paris. Young has been featured in ad campaigns for global brands like Grand Marnier and Hilton Brands. She has also worked as a runway coach and mentored aspiring models.

Tameka is a devoted wife of twenty years and a dedicated mom of two teenage boys. Young has been involved in various youth-focused boards and women empowerment organizations throughout her career. With degrees from Michigan State University and Sinclair Community College, Tameka brings intelligence, beauty, and dedication to all that she does.