Personal Interests

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In January 2014, I was a five-time champion on the game show Jeopardy!. It was an amazing experience and the fulfillment of a life's dream to even appear on the show, much less win. I am looking forward to returning for the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions in November 2014. You can check your local listings to find the time and station where Jeopardy! airs in your area.

I am happy to have had the opportunity, during my Jeopardy! interviews, to talk about causes that are important to me, such as study abroad, blood donation, the bone marrow registry and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

If you enjoyed watching me on TV, you might want to like my Facebook page to get updates on the show:

If you'd like to read more about my experience, see:

Travel Experience

Past destinations: England, Canada, France, Switzerland, Scotland, Belgium, Chile, Israel, Ireland, Mexico, China

Top future destinations: Peru, Botswana, Iceland, Morocco, Lebanon


I am very interested in promoting reading and education. I have volunteered at library book sales in Oxford, OH and Coralville, IA and served on the board of the Friends of the Oxford Lane Library.

I have also been involved with promoting blood donation, the bone marrow registry and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through participating in walk/runs and organizing blood and bone marrow drives.

Other Interests

  • movies
  • reading
  • walking
  • baking
  • musical theatre

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