A crowd of awaiting students gathered outside of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union Wednesday afternoon to hear who will be the source of their laughter homecoming weekend.
On Sept. 27 at 12:30 p.m., the Carolina Union revealed their pick of Jay Pharoah for this year’s homecoming comedy show.
Jared Antonio Farrow, known by his stage name Jay Pharoah, is an actor and comedian most recognizable from his six years of work at "Saturday Night Live." His impression of former President Barack Obama won crowds over when he introduced it in 2012.
Opening for Pharoah is AJ Foster, a stand-up comedian who has been featured on Fox's "Laughs" and MTV's "Yo Momma."
The show will take place Oct. 24 in Memorial Hall. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show will start at 7 p.m.The ticket price will be $8 for students, $25 for the general public and $20 for alumni.