Born in Chula Vista, California, Gabriel Iglesias is the youngest of six children, raised by a single mother. Growing up, the family lived in Section 8 housing in Long Beach, CA. It was during his childhood that he developed a strong sense of humor to deal with the obstacles he faced. In 1997, he set out to hone his comedic skills and performed standup anywhere he could find an audience, including biker bars and hole in the wall joints. He never could have foreseen the incredible success he has experienced. To get tickets go to the Student Center Box Office, or go online at http://gmc.sonoma.edu/events.