Youtuber Tyler Oakley will be the grand marshal for Michigan State’s 2017 homecoming week.
Tyler Oakley has been a YouTuber for ten years and he filmed his first video at MSU.
Oakley graduated in 2011 from the College of Communication Arts and Sciences.
The LGBT+ vlogger has gained quite the following with almost 8 million Youtube subscribers, 6.7 million Instagram followers, 6.1 million Twitter followers, and about 3 million Facebook followers.
Even though his career is still young, Oakley has many accomplishments:
· He met fans during his international “Slumber Party” tour.
· Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met with Oakley about connecting with youths through digital platforms.
· Oakley is a supporter of the Trevor Project and raised $1 million for the organization.