Yung Jaguar (Jagg) born as Jerry Stapleton was born on the 17th of August in 1991 in Starkville Mississippi. At the age of 17, Yung Jagg had developed a local rap group called “BOMB Squad” in Simpson County, MS. He used to do weekly shows with his classmates and colleagues at the national guard in his region.
At the age of 19, Yung Jagg joined college in Memphis TN to become a multimedia expert. He studied cinematography, graphic design, audio engineering, and production.
Yung Jagg decided to travel to other parts of the United States to expand his faith in hiphop. In Texas, he became acquainted with Lloyd Prince, D. Prince and J. Prince Jr of Rap-A-Lot Records, who inspired and encouraged him to continue his journey shortly after spending five months spreading his LP through Dallas TX.
Once relocated to Bellingham, WA Yung Jagg received his first paid gig. Wild Buffalo’s renowned promoter Chris who inaugurated Snoop dogs artistes from Dog Pound, for Washington Co host. He encouraged him to change his name to fit his personality better. And after a few weeks of consideration, he renamed him “YUNG JAGG.”