According to a Q&A on the show website, Young started dancing when he was just 4 years old in his mom's dance studio, the .
He auditioned for the show as a tap dancer, but was able to showcase skills in other styles throughout the try out period.
Young, a Franklin resident, will dance for America's votes starting Wed., June 15 at 7 pm on Channel 6. If he garners enough votes, he will continue onto the next week, and each week he will learn new dance routines in a different style from a variety of choreographers, and possibly with a different partner.
The winner, crowned "America's Favorite Dancer" will win a $250,000 cash prize and a tour around the country with the rest of the Top 10.
Will you watch and vote for Nick?