Originally from St. Louis, MO, Cornell “Nick” Nichols III is a comedian and writer in the Kansas City area. He started doing comedy during his college career at Missouri S&T. He went from performing YouTube sketches, to performing improvisational comedy to ultimately performing standup comedy at the school’s talent show. Nick moved to the Kansas City area after graduation and is currently one of the house emcees at the Kansas City Improv Comedy Club. Nick has shared the stage with national comedians such as: Jimmie “JJ” Walker, Michael Colyar, Bo Burnham and Hasan Minhaj. Nick was the winner of the Kansas City Improv’s 2017 Clash of the Comics! Outside of comedy, Nick is a software consultant and member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. He graduated from Missouri S&T in May 2015 with a B.S. in Engineering Management and emphasis in Management of Technology. Prior to graduation, Nick won Student Union Board Director of the Year for his work as Comedy Director.