Jeffrey S. Young is the co-owner of Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO), a custom electric sign company founded nearly 100 years ago by his grandfather, Thomas Young, in 1920. YESCO has created some of the most iconic lights in Las Vegas including Vegas Vic and The Circus Circus Hotel Casino sign. It currently has 85 locations and 1000 employees.
Jeff Young dyes his hair purple and goes on Undercover Boss to understand what the company needs in order to be successful. On the show, Young pretends he's a service tech and faces his fear of heights as he climbs up a 90-foot ladder in order to change a light over downtown Chicago. One top of that, it was raining, and he’s dealing with an extremely high voltage lighting fixture. The service tech who Young is working with, Sal, admits that "I get electrocuted pretty regularly." Young said after taping the show, “The experience ended up being significantly more emotional and impactful than I would have imagined.” And he admits, “I was physically exhausted.” Undercover Boss airs Fridays at 8pm on CBS.
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