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Penn State DuBois kicks off Diversity, Arts, and Lecture series with AJ Wilkerson

DuBois – Penn State DuBois opened their Diversity, Arts, and Lecture series with stand-up comedian AJ Wilkerson last night.

In a surprise guest appearance, Jake Ruble opened for Wilkerson, talking about his struggle with drugs and 16-year sobriety in between his comedic performance.

AJ Wilkerson, also known as Captain Autism, discussed being diagnosed with Autism at 30 years old as well as the difference in how Autism shows up between individuals.

“We come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and ability levels. It’s almost like we are human,” Wilkerson said between jokes.

Penn State DuBois Student Engagement Coordinator Brittany Stanton talked about the success of the event: