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Black Celebration Month and Gray Fund Present: An Evening with Jaboukie Young-White


Jaboukie Young-White is a comedian originally from Chicago who is the newest correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. He appeared in the Sony feature Rough Night directed by Lucia Aniello and the Netflix feature Set It Up directed by Claire Scanlon. He was selected as a “Comic to Watch” at New York Comedy Festival 2017, was one of Vulture/New York Magazine’s “Comedians You Should and Will Know” 2017, was selected as an “Up Next” comedian for Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, and named one of Rolling Stone’s 25 Under 25. Most recently he was named one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch 2018 and performed at their Comics to Watch Showcase at Just For Laughs in Montreal. He has performed stand up on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and can be seen on the upcoming season of HBO’s Crashing. Previously, Young-White was a staff writer on Netflix’s American Vandal and Big Mouth. @jaboukie has 284k followers on Twitter.

Co-presented by the Gray Fund, the Multicultural Resource Center, the Office for Institutional Diversity, and the Office for Student Engagement as part of Reed's annual Black Celebration Month. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 7:00pm

Vollum Lecture Hall

Event Type

Performing Arts


Faculty, Students, Staff, Alumni, Open to the Public


Student Activities, Institutional Diversity, Multicultural Resource Center


Black Celebration Month, Gray Fund


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