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Jason Horton

Jason Horton is a ComedianWriter, and Performer in Los Angeles, California. He is an alumni of iO West and is often a performer with the Upright Citizens Brigade whom he has been a part of since 2007. He is also a YouTuber and has produced dozens of content, mostly sketches and comic real-life scenarios. [17]

 

Background

He was born and raised in New Jersey[17]

 

He worked at a restaurant called Ponderosa Steak House at the age of 14. It was the first  job he had. [22]

 

 

Training

Jason has studied sketch and improv under Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Billy Merritt and more. And, he also studied and trained with Upright Citizens Brigade and iO West[17]

 

Career

 

Jason has been a part of such shows as Quick n Dirty Musicals, Lets Do This, The Spooky Scary Sketches Spectacular!, Sketch Cram, Not Too Shabby, Dirtiest Sketch in LA Contest, 3 on 3 Competition, Other Peoples Stuff, Cagematch, Charlyne Yi and Me (You) Show,and has written original content for UCBComedy.com. Jason has also performed in the 2007-2010 LA Improv Comedy Festival as well as the 2007, 2008, & 2009 Del Close Marathon in New York City. He writes for the YouTube channels The Station & Totally Sketch, written for the 2010 NBC/Universal Talent Showcase, and wrote and produced a commercial for Sony. [17]

 

Jason can also been seen in Funny Or Die Exclusives, SpikeTVs Manswers, and TruTv'sHolidays from Hell. He can be seen in over 100 million viewed videos on YouTube, making dick jokes. [17]

 

Harriet Tubman Controversy 

Horton was under constant criticism after he produced a comedic sketch Satire video about Harriet Tubman having a lover and a sextape. [23]  He was condemned in the online community as a Racist for his insensitive project. [24]