Date of birth
Yawson came through the Morecambe Academy, and joined Kendal Town of the Northern Premier League Division One North on work experience on 24 January 2017.
He scored a hat-trick on his debut four days later in a 5–0 win over Droylsden at Parkside Road. He scored five goals in his first five games for the "Mintcakes", before manager David Foster extended his loan spell until the end of the 2016–17 season.
He returned to Morecambe to make his first-team debut on 29 April 2017, coming on as a 77th-minute substitute for Paul Mullin in a 1–1 draw with Wycombe Wanderers at the Globe Arena.