Check Out These 3 Hilarious Comics For Your Next Fun College Event!

Check Out These 3 Hilarious Comics For Your Next Fun College Event!

Welcome back to the Hot Mic Blog from Neon Entertainment! Here on the blog, we like to make the student planner’s lives easier by providing some ideas for a fun college event. Today, lets shine a spotlight on our talented and hilarious stand-up comics that you can bring to your college campus! 

Comedians are a great fit for colleges, especially during this time, at the sunset of the semester as a reward to your students for finishing finals, or as a welcoming event when the spring 2024 semester starts up. So why wait? Reach out about hiring a college comedian today.

Why Choose Comedy from Neon

Neon Entertainment features a diverse roster of talent eager to perform at your next event to make sure its extra engaging! Get in touch to figure out details, like if you’re looking for an emcee as part of a larger event or a full-blown comedy show. 

Ryan Kelly 

Ryan Kelly, also known as Youth Pastor Ryan, was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, where he got started in improv. Ryan had been cutting his chops in IO, Second City, UCN, and Groundlings before getting into stand-up work. You might recognize Ryan from his meteoric rise on TikTok as youthpastorryan, boasting over 1 billion views and 300 million likes on that platform alone. He also has a series of reverse-scamming scammers to great success! 

His improvisational skills were on display in a Smosh Pit Try Not to Laugh segment in the summer of 2022 (TNTL #100), and again in a Challenge Pit segment earlier this year. You can find Ryan online through his TikTok, Instagram, and website

Derrick Knopsnyder 

Derrick Knopsnyder is a quick-witted comic who’s been entertaining his whole life. He officially got his start in stand-up at 19 in his first year at college and has only been rising since. Derrick is a regular at the Pittsburgh Improv, and you might recognize him from appearing on Comedy Central’s New Talent Search, The Oddball Comedy Festival, and winning Stand Up to Cancer’s Comedy Festival and the Cleveland Comedy Festival. 

Nowadays, when he’s not entertaining rooms of students with his quick-witted comedy, you can find Derrick filming the show Comedians in Carts Making Bogeys for the PGA, and sharing the stage with titans of comedy like Jim Jefferies, Bo Burnham, John Mulaney, and more. 

You can find Derrick online on his Instagram, Facebook and website, or dive right into booking from Neon! 

Alex Babbitt 

Alex Babbitt is a native of Brooklyn, NY is a star rapidly ascending through the New York City comedy scene. Alex got his start in comedy at 16 and hasn’t slowed down since! You can find Alex honing his craft on platforms like HBO’s “All Def Comedy”, and B.E.T’s “Off the Ropes”, among others. 

You can find Alex online through his socials, like Instagram and TikTok, and on his website

Bundle Options for College Comedy

Check out our mix-and-match packages to get an idea about what booking multiple talents looks like, and don’t forget to message us to further inquire. Our mix-and-match packages include travel and lodging for the talent. When you work with Neon, we make the process of getting talent to your school as easy as possible so you can be as stress-free as can be! What are you waiting for? Book a comedian from Neon Entertainment today!

Start Planning Early!

Start your planning process early to ensure the availability of comedians and a better match of talent to your event. Use this time to read reviews, watch clips, and familiarize yourself with their style, so you are as confident in your chosen comedian as we are.

Speaking of checking out our stuff, don’t forget to bookmark the Hot Mc Blog for more hilarious and engaging event ideas. Our entertainment is the best in business and we love to show it off! On the topic of keeping tabs, you can also find us easily on social media, especially Facebook, YouTube and Instagram

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions about booking a comedian for your next fun college event. Contact us at info@neon-entertainment.com or call us at 800-993-NEON. Our team is ready to assist you in making your fun college event a reality. Start your planning today!


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