Joyelle Nicole Johnson
Joyelle Nicole Johnson is a Brooklyn-based standup comedian, writer, and actress. She can be seen on the final season of HBO’s Crashing and is currently the warmup comic for Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act on Netflix. Joyelle made her network TV debut last year on Late Night with Seth Meyers and most recently wrote for the final season of Broad City.
She has performed on Comedy Central’s digital series Comics to Watch, Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train for Seeso, Laff Tracks for TruTV, and has been a panelist for Refinery 29/Facebook Watch’s After After Party and MTV News. Joyelle was selected for the 2018 FOX Comedy Showcase, was a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity Showcase and has performed at festivals like Sketchfest, Bonnaroo, The New York Comedy Festival and Bumbershoot. And while transitioning to the headliner that she is today she regularly features for Hannibal Buress and has opened for Dave Chappelle, Maria Bamford, and Russell Peters.
She also combines her dream of comedy and activism by touring with Daily Show creator Lizz Winstead’s Abortion Access Front.