Chutney Young

Chutney Young

As Community Engagement Manager at New Memphis, Chutney provides awareness of Memphis assets to help connect new-to-Memphis young professionals. She works closely to welcome and engage those young professionals to increase their love and attachment for Memphis. Prior to joining New Memphis Chutney served in the Shelby County Schools Procurement Services Division and as Donor Relations Manager for the Mid-South Food Bank.

Chutney is a graduate of the Embark leadership development program and a program graduate of the Junior League LEAD cohort. Her passion for the community and human welfare drives her philanthropic efforts as she focuses on impacting the city of Memphis. Chutney was name one of Memphis Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professionals. Chutney is a certified Youth, Families, and Relationship Life Coach; she currently provides support at the Juvenile Intervention and Faith Based Follow-up center. Chutney currently serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors for Birthright of Memphis.   

Born in Osceola, Chutney grew up in Arkansas with stints in Georgia and Texas prior to relocating to Memphis in 2014. She’s a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education.

Chutney’s mottos in life are to be her truest self while positively impacting others and to always seek understanding.