Survivor season 30 cast

Carolyn Rivera

Carolyn Rivera

Corporate Executive, white collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: Maintaining a 36-year relationship with my husband, raising three
successful kids, and getting my master's degree while working full-time. I have also been able to
mentor others and guide them to complete their education

Hobbies: Sports, karaoke and shopping

Pet Peeves: I hate to be lied to (so this should be interesting on Survivor). Do what you say you
are going to do. If something is wrong, you need to tell me because I can't read your mind. Don't
ask the question if you are not ready for the answer!

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: I want to play like Sandra because she is two for
two. I also loved Denise because she was smart, in good shape and used her psychology
background to help her. She was able to hang with Malcolm and the older crowd. I am going to
play like that.

Dan Foley

Dan Foley

Postal worker, blue collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: I had a terrible fear of heights so I faced it head on. I went on my first
airplane ride…and jumped out at 13,000 feet. Heights don't really bother me anymore.

If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why? 1. A deck of cards to help pass the time 2. A picture of my family to remind me of what's waiting for me 3. Some disc golf discs to help bond with my tribe mates and to possibly use to hunt

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: I think I have Stephanie's competitive spirit,
Tony's cunning and scheming gameplay, and Rupert's strength, love of family and stunning
good looks.

 

Hali Ford

Hali Ford

Law student, no collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: Catching a huuuge wave last winter in Kauai.

If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why? 1. Law school bar review book - so I can stay sharp, plus it doubles as a journal 2. A pen and journal - to map out strategy 3. Ukulele - because it lifts the spirits and could become useful in other, non-musical ways.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Parvati Shallow because she is fun and vivacious, but more than meets the eye, always planning, calculating risks both strategic and social. She is physically strong and undaunted by rejection and resistance. We also have matching tats. 

 

Jenn Brown

Jenn Brown

Sailing Instructor, no collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: Traveling the world solo on a whim.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Malcolm. He's just like me in guy form, or maybe Kate, as she had a strong personality.

Why Will You Be the Sole Survivor: I've seen every season. I know how to win and I know what strategies work and for how long/when in the game they are best to start using. Also, I'm mean enough to make it to the end but likeable enough to still get the jury's votes. Plus, I can BS my way through just about any situation. 

Joaquin Souberbielle

Joaquin Souberbielle

Marketing director, white collar tribe

Personal Claim To Fame: Living a life that has allowed me to overindulge and experience so
much of the beauty the world has to offer.

Inspiration In Life: Derek Jeter for his dedication, finesse and choice in women, of course.

Which Survivor Contestant are you like: I'm not like any prior contestants. It's the first time you'll ever see anyone like me. I promise you will enjoy this.

If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why: Alcohol because everything's better with alcohol. A speaker with music for entertainment and that's all we really need. Add it together and we have a party!  

Joe Anglim

Joe Anglim

Jewelry designer, no collar tribe

Hobbies: I enjoy anything that allows me to work with my hands. This includes metalworking, painting, drawing and welding. I also love the outdoors - you name it: hiking, climbing, hunting, camping, etc.


If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why? 1. A fully stocked self-replenishing ice-chest 2. A toothbrush since I hate the feeling of my teeth being grimy. 3. Loaded up iPod because I love listening to music.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: There are so many players that I relate to in different ways. In terms of game play, I would have to say it's a combination of Malcolm and Ozzy.

 

Kelly Remington

Kelly Remington

State trooper, blue collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: My career because I get to use my pepper spray, handcuffs, night
stick and Taser before I even walk out of the house.

Pet Peeves: Commitment

 

Lindsey Cascaddan

Lindsey Cascaddan

Hairdresser, blue collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: I'm proud of me in general. I think building a human being is a pretty cool landmark. I'm proud of the fitness competition I've won. I'm proud of the success I have built in my career. I'm just proud.


What is your favorite sport?
Dating


Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: I most relate to Ciera from Blood vs. Water because she's a young mom, a hairstylist, and I think she made big moves when it mattered most. She's hard-working and competitive. I'm all that, plus strength!

 

Max Dawson

Max Dawson

Media consultant, white collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: I taught a college class on Survivor at Northwestern University.

If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why? 1. A black cat. No matter how rough things get, petting a black cat always makes me feel better. 2. A bunch of kale. Kale is the food of the gods. 3. A tin of beard wax. Just because I'm starving on an island doesn't mean I can't look fresh.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Jonathan Penner. We are both opinionated, utspoken, truth-telling Jews who make our livings with our words. Like him, I love Survivor and all that it stands for. I believe that the game deserves to be honored by the individuals who are fortunate enough to play it.

Mike Holloway

Mike Holloway

Oil driller, blue collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: Paying off my house in 2 ½ years. It took a lot of Ramen noodle nights, but to see the focus and drive pay off, was priceless.

Pet Peeves: People who are bad at time management. If you say you're going to be somewhere at a certain time, be there! Also spelling, I can't stand it when someone can't spell.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Cochran, because he knows the game and how to move pieces; Ozzy because that dude has the best posture of anyone and he's a bad ass; and Rob because he takes over and gives 110% at everything.

 

Nina Poersch

Nina Poersch

Hearing advocate, no collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: Overcoming my deafness. At no point did I let it rule my life. I did not let it bring me down. I have been able to educate people about the Cochlear Implant. I am very proud to say that I have inspired people to not let life's unexpectedness beat them up, to find the positive, and to live life like there's no tomorrow.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: I would say that I can relate to Tina Wesson because she played the game how I would – strategically and with integrity. She's also physically fit, active and enjoys adventure, much like myself!

Rodney Lavoie

Rodney Lavoie

General Contractor, blue collar triibe

Inspiration in Life: Tom Brady- He is the “G.O.A.T.” He has 3 Super Bowl rings, a wife who is a “10,” loves his line of work, and fires me up. Go Pats!

Pet Peeves: When guys take kissy-face selfies on social media, and poor driving etiquette.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: No one! Nobody is going to play this game like how you're about to see me play.

 

Shirin Oskooi

Shirin Oskooi

Yahoo Executive, white collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: Made Google Calendar the #1 online calendar in the world, and helping take care of my mom financially

Inspiration in Life: Larry David, because he is a hilarious weirdo who says and does whatever he wants. RuPaul because “fierce queen,” “no tea no shade,” “now sissy that walk.”

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Sandra as a sassy brown woman who doesn't take crap from anybody. Rob Cesternino as a witty, sharp, know-it-all Survivor nerd who keeps tabs on everybody.

Sierra Dawn Thomas

Sierra Dawn Thomas

Barrel Racer, no collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: I was the National Champion Barrel Racer and All Around Cowgirl in High School Rodeo and also a National Champion in College rodeo rankings.

If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why? 1. A radio because music makes my soul happy. 2. A notepad and pen because I love writing down my thoughts and goals. 3. Chocolate milk because I literally can drink a gallon in two days. 

So Kim

So Kim

Retail Buyer, white collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: Having the courage to re-invent myself. Last year, I turned 30, went through a divorce, moved across the country and changed jobs. It was simultaneously one of the best and worst years of my life and I'm a stronger person for it.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: I am a combination of Ozzy (physically capable, agile, a bit self-righteous), Parvati (cute, flirty, coy) and Cochran (self-deprecating, paranoid and devious).

 

Tyler Fredrickson

Tyler Fredrickson

Ex-Talent Agent Assistant, white collar tribe

Inspiration in Life: Steven Spielberg because he succeeded by convincing everyone at Universal Studios (including lying to the gate guard!) that he was a director before he ever was.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Boston Rob because I'm a flirt with a relentless passion to win, and will cut my tightest ally at the last minute

Why Will You Be the Sole Survivor: I worked two years at the top agency in the world - I can outwit. I have two masters degrees, one from Berkeley and one from USC - I can outsmart. I played on seven professional football teams - I can outlast.

 

Vince Sly

Vince Sly

Coconut Vendor, no collar tribe

Personal Claim to Fame: Traveling through 39 countries; all done on whim, wit and self-actualization.

Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: I'm flirty and use my sex appeal like Parvati. I also have a bit of Coach and Fabio too

Why You’ll “Survive” Survivor: I'm a pillar of support, nearly unshakeable. I'm a conflict resolver and controller. Also, my survival skills almost match my people skills. 

Will Sims

Will Sims

YouTube Sensation

Inspiration in Life: God - for being the head of my life, and my wife and daughter - for always believing and trusting in me, and my parents - for being great role models.
Pet Peeves: People who can’t admit when they are wrong, and people who don't tip.
Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: Earl
Why Will You Be the Sole Survivor: Because no one will be able to outplay my social game!

 

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