Jay Jurden is a New York based comedian, writer and actor. Originally from Mississippi, Jay regularly performs comedy all over the country and has been seen on The Tonight Show Starting Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central Digital, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. His debut album, Jay Jurden Y'all, debuted #1 on iTunes.
Jay has written for Vulture, Teen Vogue,
McSweeney's, The New Yorker, and Scruff's Hosting. He has been featured on MTV News' Need to Know. Film/TV credits include High Maintenance on HBO.
Jay was Just for Laughs Festival's New Faces 2019. Timeout New York named him one of the "Comedians to Watch in 2019." He has been awarded "Best LGBTQ comic" by Manhattan Comedy Festival and was the first winner of the Comedy Mob Festival. He is a StandUp NBC finalist alum.
He is currently represented by APA and managed by Seven Summits.
to watch in 2019
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