Jansen Young is a REALTOR with Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby's International Realty serving the Greenville/Upstate SC area. Combining a range of experience in residential properties and new home sales, Jansen makes sure his clients get the highest level of customer service. Having grown up and lived in the Greenville area for over 25 years Jansen is an expert on all things Greenville but more importantly has personal experience in almost every type of real estate transaction.
Whether it was buying his first home at 25 as a young professional or getting married and building a home as newly weds, Jansen has done it. Or what about selling your current home but needing to close on the same day as your new home so you don’t have to double move? He’s personally done that too! With such a big purchase it is important to have a realtor on your side that can relate on a personal level and provide experience to a clients situation.
Originally born in Seattle Jansen moved to Greenville, SC in 1993. Growing up in Simpsonville Jansen attended Hillcrest High School and played football for The Rams. After high school Jansen attended The University of South Carolina in Columbia where he studied Information Technology. During his time at USC Jansen joined Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and took up the sport of boxing. After becoming the first person in his family to graduate from college Jansen moved back to Greenville for a job in logistics with GE 2006.
While working in logistics Jansen gained valuable experience in sourcing, planning and coordinating but something was missing. During this time Jansen realized his true passion was working with people directly. In 2011 Jansen decided to take the leap into a sales career so he could be more effective helping people and have a greater impact.
Over the next several years Jansen did sales for two Fortune 500 companies, UPS and Grainger where he received invaluable training and experience in negotiating and problem solving in the business world.
In 2016 Jansen decided to get into real estate and work as new home sales associate for a national builder in the Greenville area. While in new home sales Jansen learned the importance of understanding and balancing a customers needs and wants and recommending the right home and neighborhood to fit their lifestyle. In 2018 Jansen went into general real estate so he could clients buy and sell any type of home, not just new construction. Since 2018 Jansen has helped over 50 clients buy and sell homes in the Upstate area of South Carolina and made life long friendships along the way.
In his spare time Jansen loves spending time with his wife Paloma and two beautiful children, Sofia and Sebastian. As a family their favorite thing to do is travel back to Puerto Rico where Paloma is from to visit family and friends. Jansen is also member of the Greenville Griffins Rugby Club since 2012. When he is not working or spending time with the family Jansen enjoys being active and playing golf. His other hobby includes photography and videography where he