Lynn Clemons, Jr., is a Knoxville native and grew up in the Lonsdale community. After graduating from Austin-East High School, he received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Bethel University. He is working toward his master’s degree in sport management at the University of Tennessee and will graduate in the fall of 2018.
Lynn is also a Knoxville Police officer with 23 years of service. He serves his community coaching youth football, helping with the Fraternal Order of Police youth camps conducting several boot camps and is a member of the Zaevion Dobson Memorial Foundation.
He believes Emerald Youth is making a difference in Knoxville's urban neighborhoods and is excited to help city children become well equipped for the future through education, enrichment and worship.
Lynn is very proud of his two sons, Jalynn and Jayden, who are active in sports and community service. Their love for the community is the foundation of their family.