By: Funny Or Die
Spotlight on Up & Coming Latinx Creators: Alexis Pereira
Alexis Pereira is writer and comedian from Queens, New York. The first in his family to be born in America, Alexis grew up in a large Colombian family where there was no shortage of laughter, jokes and large parties.
Being first-generation, he felt a bit like an outsider growing up, which has greatly impacted his comedic voice. He ‘s drawn to strange characters, fish-out-of-water perspectives and strong points of view. Alexis has appeared on Broad City, Late Night with Seth Meyers, MTV ‘s Middle of the Night Show, and NPR. He also hosts a weekly podcast called “The Alexis Pereira Program, ‘ where he discusses current affairs.
To check out Alexis ‘ comedy, visit ‘www.alexispereira.net ‘and follow him on Twitter ‘@MrAlexisPereira.
For resources to support a growing coalition of activists, leaders, and artists pushing for change like Alexis, visit ‘momentolatino.us