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Jaboukie Young White        

Comedian, Writer, Activist & Correspondent for "The Daily Show"

Jaboukie Young White is a stand-up comedian and writer. He has been a correspondent for The Daily Show since 2018.

He performed stand-up for the first time at an open mic when he was 19; he was hired for his first stand-up gig when he was 21. He continued to perform stand-up at several bars and clubs around Chicago and New York City, and was a finalist at the 2016 NYC Devil Cup Stand Up Festival.

Beginning in late 2016, several of his memes, tweets, and posts went viral. He subsequently gained prominence on social media, particularly on Twitter and Instagram, where he grew a large following.

In 2017, he was featured on Rolling Stone's "25 Under 25: Meet the Young Musicians, Actors, Activists Changing the World" list. In December of that year, he performed stand-up on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The following year, he was included in Vulture's "20 Comedians You Should and Will Know" list.

He also writes for the Netflix television shows "Big Mouth" and "American Vandal."

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