When Kumail Nanjiani arrived at Grinnell College from Pakistan nearly 20 years ago, he was a devout Muslim who had never romantically touched a girl and was going to get a degree that would guarantee him a job.

“By the time I graduated, I was basically a Rastafarian with a white American girlfriend and a philosophy degree,” the comedian and actor told 390 graduating seniors Monday during the 171-year-old college’s commencement.

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