Since the age of 17, Preacher Lawson has been bringing his brand of goofy, high-energy comedy to the stage. Best known as a finalist in season 12 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Preacher made a return for America’s Got Talent: The Champions, where he finished 5th place overall. Spending most of his childhood in Memphis, TN, Preacher moved 20 times before the age of 10. Switching schools taught him how to adapt. Everywhere he would go, he would learn about different people and different cultures, but noticed the one universal language everyone had in common was laughter. Using comedy is how he spoke and warmed up to most people.
He grew as a comedian in Orlando, Florida, and, in 2015, won the title of Funniest Comedian in Florida. He was crowned the winner of the Seattle International Comedy Competition in 2016, and, in 2017, made his TV debut on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly and appeared on Comedy Dynamic’s Coming To The Stage. He is based in Los Angeles and currently headlines at major comedy clubs, colleges and theaters throughout the country.