Comedian Ernie G will perform at Riverside City College on Thursday, May 24 at 5 pm in Room 144 of the Quadrangle. Sponsored by the College’s Puente Program, the event is open to Puente program students, faculty and staff of RCC and Puente mentors in the community.
Ernie G is considered one of the hottest, multi-talented, young Latino entertainers in the country today. He has regularly appeared on TV, such as Comedy Central’s Make Me Laugh, B.E.T.’s Comic View, Ed McMahon’s Next Big Star, & Sí TV’s Funny is Funny! He was one of the original stars of Galavisión’s hit comedy show Qué Locos! hosted by George Lopez. He has appeared on HBO Latino’s Habla Again, MUN2’s Loco Comedy Jam, as well as Sí TV’s Latino Laugh Festival! and their hip new show, Inside Joke! Currently, you can catch him on MTV Tr3s’ Los Super Icons and you might also remember him as the Angry Angelino from the Channel 13 News in Los Angeles.
He graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Chicano Studies. Over the years, he has developed his own unique form of Comedy he calls Latino Edutainment – Educating and Entertaining with a Latino Flavor. Ernie G has performed for many of the country’s top organizations and corporations, including Disney, Pepsi-Co, General Mills, U.S. Armed Forces, National Council de la Raza, Latin American Educational Foundation and the Hispanic College Fund.
He was honored by the City of Los Angeles with the first-ever Mario Moreno Cantínflas Award for representing the Latino community with the same humor and distinction as the legendary Mario Moreno Cantínflas who used his power to help those most in need.
He was the keynote speaker at UCLA’s 32nd Annual RAZA Graduation. He works tirelessly to spread his message of empowerment and transformation through laughter as the spokesman for the Hispanic College Fund and Inspirational Comedian. For more information, log on to EMPOWERMENT COMEDY SHOW.