Nik was born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Phoenix, Arizona before fleeing west for college. He’s now an actor, comedian, and activist in Los Angeles. Nik will soon be recurring on Atypical, a new Netflix original comedy by Robia Rashid, and will also be appearing in Joshua Leonard’s indie film Behold My Heart. He’s also appeared in Comedy Central’s Idiotsitter, NBC’s The Player, HBO’s The Comeback, and in commercials for Verizon, AT&T, Liberty Mutual, and Wendy’s to name a few projects.
Nik performs stand-up comedy across the country at venues like The Comedy Store, The Improv, The Laugh Factory, Zanies, Gotham Comedy Club, and others in the LA bar scene. His work has been featured on BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Colorlines, and other outlets.
Nik is currently a freelance design and production activist with Art Not War. During the 2016 presidential election, he was an associate producer at MoveOn.org. Previously, he worked for Elizabeth Warren’s 2012 Senate campaign and for Alicia Keys’ HIV/AIDS awareness initiative at RALLY, amongst other causes.
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Different Cultures, Shared Experience: Bridging the Gap Amongst Gay Men of Color
An intimate discussion on the shared experiences and challenges amongst gay men of color (Black, Latino, Asian, South Asian, Native).