Young was the persona of a Starfleet operations division officer assumed by a member of Species 8472 in 2375, who trained at Terrasphere 8 for infiltrating the Federation.

In that recreation, Young and his comrade Reiskin were assigned to Orbital Flight Control by Admiral Bullock to monitor incoming starships from the Bolian sector. (VOY: "In the Flesh")

Young was played by background actor Mitch Mamulo who received no credit for his appearance.
He filmed his scenes on Tuesday 7 July 1998, Wednesday 8 July 1998, Monday 13 July 1998, and Tuesday 14 July 1998 on Paramount Stage 16 and on location at the Japanese Garden at the Tillman Water Reclamation Plant.