Nik was born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Phoenix, Arizona before fleeing west for college. He's now an actor, comedian, and activist in Los Angeles.
Nik will soon be recurring on Atypical, a new Netflix original comedy by Robia Rashid, and will also be appearing in Joshua Leonard’s indie film Behold My Heart, opposite Marisa Tomei, Timothy Olyphant, Charlie Plummer, and Sakina Jaffrey. He's also appeared in Comedy Central's Idiotsitter, FreeForm's Kevin From Work, NBC's The Player, HBO's The Comeback, Kasra Farhani's The Good Neighbor, and in commercials for Verizon, AT&T, Liberty Mutual, and Wendy's.
Nik performs stand-up comedy across the country at venues like The Comedy Store, The Improv, The Laugh Factory, Zanies, Gotham Comedy Club, and random LA bars. His work has been featured on BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Colorlines, and other outlets.
Nik is also currently a design and production activist with Art Not War, a cultural impact and PR firm. During the 2016 presidential election, Nik was as an Associate Producer at MoveOn.org, where he produced videos, graphics, and live events targeting millennial voters, such the national stand-up comedy tour Laughter Trumps Hate; a get-out-the-vote PSA called "Millennials Against Trump;" and a sketch starring Gaby Hoffmann called "Cash or SuperPAC?." Previously, he worked for Elizabeth Warren's 2012 Senate campaign and for Alicia Keys' HIV/AIDS awareness initiative at RALLY, among other activist-y things.