To me being American means having the opportunity to reach for our goals. It’s accepting where we come from while embracing our dreams and where we’re headed. It’s what makes America great. I had a first generation Indian-American experience, and I learned the importance of shooting for the stars. If my parents hadn’t immigrated to this country, we would have not had this opportunity.
Click here for information about Minhaj and his upcoming debut Off-Broadway Show, “Homecoming King,” in which he tackles issues of identity and shares a comedic look at his family’s immigrant experience, October 15 — November 15 in NYC