Tony Young (T. L. Young) graduated from the University of Hawaii. He won the 1995 Kumu Kahua Playwriting Award for Division One, One Acts. In 2016, he graduated from Creative Lab Hawaii in the Screenwriters Immersive Program, and a year later in the Producer's Immersive.
Tony produced and hosted the InArtMedia Interview show and produces "Live Aloha" for Olelo Community Media in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is also the co-writer of the cult hit, "Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance.