Johnny Mitchell is a stand-up comedian, writer, and podcaster from Portland, Oregon. He began doing stand-up comedy while serving time in the Oregon State Penitentiary for marijuana trafficking, and upon his release, he moved to Hollywood to try his hand at show business. A decade later, he is one of the most prominent up-and-coming comedic voices in the country.
In 2020 he published a novel, “Days Of The Trap” about his experience as a drug smuggler and his time spent in prison. The book was published in 5 languages and sold more than 50,000 copies. In the fall of 2022 he launched a podcast and YouTube series “The Connect: with Johnny Mitchell,” which became an overnight success. 9 months later, his channel has 765,000 active subscribers and over 350 million views. He has been featured on top comedy podcasts like “Flagrant” with Andrew Schulz and “Your Mom’s House” with Tom Segura and Christina Pazsitzky, as well as many of the top true crime podcasts. He performs nightly at comedy clubs all over Los Angeles, and has begun a tour of the U.S