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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Jaboukie Young-White

Finalist in Comedy

About Jaboukie Young-White

For the last few years, Jaboukie Young-White had one of the most entertaining Twitter accounts in the game, posting memes, raising awareness for social causes and showing off his millennial mindset with questions like, “fellas, 800 credit score or airpods”. But recently, the Chicago-native found an audience offline, cultivating his stand up comedy through life experiences and a passion for politics. Now with 275K+ followers on Twitter and nearly 100K Instagram, Jaboukie delighted the world when he announced that he would join The Daily Show as the “Senior Youth Correspondent.” As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the 24 year old rising star also joined the writing casts of hit Netflix Originals Big Mouth and American Vandal.

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