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- Was hit by a car while in college, and credits the accident with her decision to pursue happiness.
- Revived the University of Virginia's African-American theater troupe after it had been defunct for 10 years.
- Moved to New York City and started performing with Upright Citizens Brigade in 2009.
- Began her stint as a featured Saturday Night Live performer in January 2014.
- Is the sketch-comedy series' first black female cast member since 2007, when Maya Rudolph left the show.
- Repertoire of impersonations include Michelle Obama, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Tyra Banks and Beyonce.
- University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States (BA in Drama, 2008)
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