Yeardley Ann "Yay" Young is a colored version of Cherry created by Sophie the Otter. He is a young cheerleader who brightens things up. He often praises people for accomplishments. He originally came from San Francisco, but his family moved to New Zealand when he was 4.
- Real Full Name: Yeardley Ann Young
- Preferred Nickname: Yay
- Date of Birth: September 5th, 2009
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Age: 6
- Gender: Male
- Nationality: Of Swiss and German ancestry
- Voice: Ivy
- Non-GoAnimate Voice: Katie Leigh
- Hometown: San Francisco, California (formerly), New Zealand (currently)
- Traits: Peppy, Enthusiastic, Carefree, Cute, Curious
- Species: Jerboa (Sophie the Otter's fanon), human (other versions)
- Likes: Cheerleading, Parties, Cute Things, Vintage Cartoons, Disney, Girly Things, Fun, School
- Dislikes: Sadness, Death, Boyish Things, Booing Crowds
In Sophie the Otter's fanon, Yay is a beige jerboa with blonde hair and blue eyes. He wears a yellow cheerleading outfit with a "Y" embedded on the shirt, white tights, and golden shoes. His outfit is slightly modeled after Dotty Dog's from The Get Along Gang.
In human form, he is 3 feet 7 inches tall with blue eyes has his hair in a bun. He has a pale complexion and feminine build. He resembles Pullip dolls.
- His nickname "Yay" is an acronym of the first, middle, and last initials. It is also based on his overall cheerleader type.