Preacher Lawson is right here to show he’s bought the jokes. The comic was the selection of America’s Superfans to make it via to the finals, and now, he’s up in opposition to the very best on AGT: The Champions.
“Slightly about myself: I’m a vegan,” Preacher declared. “We don’t eat animals. We don’t eat meat or no matter. And the rationale I made a decision to be a vegan was as a result of I had a canine and I fell in love with my canine and I used to be like, I can’t eat my canine… I do know what a few of y’all are considering. A black vegan? He have to be married to a white woman. Psych — we broke up, in order that’s not true in any respect.”
Preacher was born in Portland, Oregon, however spent most of his childhood in Memphis. In response to his bio on his web site, he moved 20 occasions earlier than age 10.
He writes, “I began writing jokes after I was 16 for a couple of yr, then determined to carry out for the primary time at age 17 as a guess between my mom and I. Greatest choice of my life.”
In an interview with Hidden Distant, Lawson was requested what sort of preparation he makes earlier than happening stage. He stated, “I simply kinda go on stage. I used to do a bunch of issues to attempt to get my nerves down. However now I simply go on stage. I’m positively extra conservative with my vitality. Whenever you accomplish that many exhibits you’ve bought to preserve your vitality. I do like round eight or 9 exhibits per week. I’m on a airplane, like perhaps three or 4 occasions, and I nonetheless gotta keep figuring out. I used to get tremendous pumped like 5 minutes (present), now I’m doing an hour (present), so it’s like, simply let me chill.”
He continues by saying he wasn’t nervous when he first competed on AGT. He stated the nerves went he noticed folks within the crowd. “I used to be like cease like that is dwelling. I really feel extra comfy on stage then after I’m speaking to folks generally. After I’m on a stage, I’m like that is mine, that is my world, So I used to be by no means nervous.”
Lawson has actually proved himself, with many individuals referring to him as the very best comic to ever carry out on the present. When he first appeared on America’s Acquired Expertise, he was one of many closing ten. He even appeared in that yr’s America’s Acquired Expertise Stay! present in Las Vegas that was a part of the winner’s prize.
His success doesn’t finish with AGT. Lawson additionally has a YouTube channel with over 5 million views and over 200,000 subscribers.
However is he single? As of 2017, Lawson was relationship singer Janine. It’s unclear if the 2 are nonetheless collectively.
How far will he make it on AGT: The Champions? Tune in tonight to seek out out.