Comedic Thought-Leader Michael Jr to Headline at UMO  

Comedic Thought-Leader Michael Jr to Headline at UMO  

January 31, 2023  

Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations   

Join the University of Mount Olive Alumni Association for an evening of laughter and music on Saturday, April 1, 2023. Entertainment will begin at 6 PM in Kornegay Arena with UMO’s premier acapella group, Carolina Sound, delighting audience members with their talents in song.  Comedic thought-leader Michael Jr. will take the stage at 7 PM.    

Using comedy and dynamic storytelling, Michael Jr. brings laughter and encouragement to audiences all over the world as he inspires audiences to discover and activate their purpose.  His unique skillset has landed him on stages like NBC’s Tonight Show, TEDx Talks, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.  You can find him in Sony Pictures’ feature film War Room, as well as starring roles in Selfie Dad, Laughing On Purpose, and More Than Funny.  

 Spend an evening laughing and smiling with old and new friends, at the University of Mount Olive!  Ticket sales begin February 1 and start at $25.   Tickets can be purchased at 

For more information, contact:  Dr. Norman Crumpacker at ( or 919.658-1669 or Anne Hamm ( at 919.658.7746.    

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