You Should Know: Alexis Wilkinson

by Christie Grimm · March 16, 2016

Fresh off her term as President of the Harvard Lampoon (the very first African American woman to hold the legendary position), Alexis Wilkinson went a different direction than would be expected of most former presidential office holders. These days, in sunny Los Angeles, Wilkinson is caught up in the drama of the Vice President, as a member of the brilliant writing staff behind HBO's Veep, of course

Name: Alexis Wilkinson
Occupation: Writer  
Place of birth: Racine, WI
Instagram / Twitter: nope / @OhGoditsalexis
Zodiac Sign: Libra 

What do you actually do all day? Lie on my bed eating food off my chest 

Favorite song growing up? “Yeah” by Usher 

My biggest secret is… All my limbs are bionic. 

Why do you live in Los Angeles? Apparently you have to. At least to do comedy. 


My alter ego is… A small white lady named Linda who flips houses 

The last drink I had was… Pomegranate juice + Gin + grapes + lemon. I call it “Monday night Law + Order Marathon” 

My secret crush is… Jeff Goldblum 

What was your first job? Research Assistant at Marquette U’s Chemistry department. 

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Pack, duh

Coming from? Going to? From: Home. Going to: Volunteer with some impressionable youths 

What is your favorite work of art? Anything that depicts Eartha Kitt

Who should we know? Rach Axler. She’s a real piece of work. Watch out.