He got his start at Eastern Washington University as an Organizational Communications major with an extracurricular minor in Stand Up Comedy at clubs in Spokane, WA and surrounding areas. Nate established at a young age, an interest in comedy, energetically entertaining his peers.
Appearing in classrooms, at recess, and in the principal's office. While in college, Nate was officially bitten by the comedy bug. On a dare from his friends, he took the stage to tell a few jokes in the EWU Stand Up Comedy Contest. He captivated the audience and was crowned as the contest winner. He Later was a finalist in the 2005 Spokane International Comedy Competition. Then strengthened his foothold in Stand Up and recieved accolades for being a semifinalist in the 2007 Bay Area Black Comedy Competition and a finalist in the 2008 California Comedy Festival.