Jeremy Collins - Survivor: San Juan del Sur, Survivor: Cambodia-Second Chance
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Seasons: 3 | Days: 98.5 | Wins: 1 | Jury: 2

Survivor: San Juan del Sur (2014) - 10th place, 9th out - 2nd juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 9, "Gettin' to Crunch Time" (Day 24).
  • Cumulative time: In-game - 21.5 days; Exile Island - 3 days (2 visits).

Survivor: Cambodia - Second Chance (2015) - Winner, 10-0-0.

  • Received 10 jury votes to win, in Episode 14, "Lie, Cheat and Steal" (Day 39).

Survivor: Winners at War (2020) - 8th place, 15th out - 12th juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 13, "The Penultimate Step of the War" (Day 31).
  • Cumulative time: In-game - 31 days; Edge of Extinction - 4 days.

Jeremy Collins - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S29: San Juan del Sur 2.57 4.74 0.54 2 5 3 0.61 2.07 - - - 1.15 4.64
S31: Cambodia 1.64 15.43 0.11 7 0 11 0.64 4.45 10 10 1.00 1.74 12.09
S40: Winners at War 1.48 9.07 0.16 6 9 9 0.65 1.44 - - - 0.82 2.91
Career 5.69 29.24 0.19 15 14 23 0.65 2.96 10 10 1.00 1.18 6.86
Jeremy Collins - Challenge record
  • S29 logo San Juan del Sur challenges (click to expand/collapse)

    Sumo at Sea - Ep2 IC

    Tribal/team challenge record (7-for-8; 1 sit-out):

    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 1 IC: "Temple of Syrinx" - Participates in the obstacle crawl and climbing, and eventually, Hunahpu wins.
    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 2 IC: "Sumo at Sea" - Loses in his bout against Wes, but Hunahpu wins again, 5-4.
    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 3 IC: "Game of Throw-Ins" - Scores a point (with Kelley) vs. Josh/Baylor, and Hunahpu wins, 3-2.
    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 4 IC: "The Cruel Sea" - Sits out, as Drew's IC-throwing shenanigans cost Hunahpu the win.
    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 5 IC: "Shakedown Street" - Tosses sandbags for New Hunahpu, which wins, easily.
    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 6 IC: "Flips, Flops & Flags" - Briefly impedes Hunahpu while retrieving the first two puzzle bags, but Josh & Reed recover on the puzzle leg, and Hunahpu wins.
    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 8 RC: "Long Road to Ruins" - With Keith, Wes, Natalie, and Reed, wins a taco bar trip.
    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 9 RC: "Shake It Off" - Loses twice vs. Jon, but his team still wins, 5-4. Then he voluntarily swaps out for Jaclyn and is exiled for two days, instead of eating.

     

    My Poor Brain - Ep8 IC

    Individual challenge record (1-for-3): (Mean % finish: 54%)

    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 7 IC: "Take the Reins" - First to drop out, at 3-minute mark (12th/12).
    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 8 IC: "My Poor Brain" - Jeremy wins! (1st/11).
    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 9 IC: "The Game is Afoot" - One of several people on the top layer at the end (tie-4th/10).

     

    Redemption/Exile Island duel record: (1-for-1)

    • San Juan del Sur Ep. 1 RC: "Man in the Box" - Faces off against Val, wins (flint) fairly easily.
  • S31 logo Cambodia challenges (click to expand/collapse)

    Draggin' the Dragon - Ep3 IC

    Tribal/team challenge record (4.5*-for-11, 1 sit-out):

    • Cambodia Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Quest for Fire" - Carries the raft, watches Joe get the key; Bayon wins!
    • Cambodia Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Yank Yer Hank" - Hauls the crate, finishes the puzzle with Joe, and Bayon wins again.
    • Cambodia Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Draggin' the Dragon" - Swaps in on the puzzle for New Bayon, which doesn't lose (2nd*/3).
    • Cambodia Ep. 4 IC: "Blind Leading the Blind" - Collects pieces, works the puzzle, and Bayon wins (1st/3).
    • Cambodia Ep. 5 RC: "In the Barrel" - Rolls the barrel, places one ball as first bowler, but Bayon loses (3rd/3).
    • Cambodia Ep. 5 IC: "Air Raid" - Sits out of another Bayon loss (3rd/3).
    • Cambodia Ep. 6 RC: "Slip, Slide & Score" - Wins opening heat vs. Savage, but Bayon loses.
    • Cambodia Ep. 6 IC: "Cambodian Catering" - First to finish at giant water beetle, scoring a point, and Bayon wins, 4-3.
    • Cambodia Ep. 8 RC: "Boats, Brains & Brawn" - Part of the losing team, with Savage, Stephen, Spencer, Tasha, and Abi.
    • Cambodia Ep. 9 RC: "Styx" - Part of the losing team, with Kelly, Kelley, Kimmi, and Keith.
    • Cambodia Ep. 10 RC: "Basket Brawl" - Appears three times, scores the losing team's only point, with Stephen, Keith, Kelley, and Kimmi.

    *Note: Second-place finishes during the three-tribe phase of Cambodia count as half a win.

     

    Simmotion - Final 4 IC

    Individual challenge record (1-for-13; 1 sit-out): (Mean % finish: 55%)

    • Cambodia, Ep. 7 IC: "Hard to Handle" - Eleventh to drop out, in final round (3rd/13).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 8 IC: "Take the Reins" - Fourth to drop out, early in the first round (9th/12).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 9 IC: "Bermuda Triangles" - One of five people to fall off at the transition to the top rail (8th/11).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 10 IC: "Ballin' A Jack" - One of eight people who opt to sit out for improved shelter (10th/10).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 11 RC: "Folklore" - One of four people to tie for fourth, with three medallions (tie-4th/9).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 11 IC: "The Game Is Afoot" - Barely onto the second layer of blocks as Spencer wins (9th/9).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 12 RC: "Jungle Love" - One of six to reach the final puzzle, but not start adding letters (tie-2nd/8).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 12 IC: "Over Extended" - Second man to drop out, at the 25-minute mark (3rd/4).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 13 RC: "Pole Dancing" - Only person other than Keith to knock down any blocks (2nd/7).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 13 IC: "Flotsam Jetsam" - First person to the puzzle, but passed by Spencer (2nd/7).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 14 F6 IC: "Step On Up" - Third to the puzzle table, doesn't win (tie-2nd/6).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 14 F5 IC: "Giant Tick" - Second to retrieve all 6 bags, places four pieces (3rd/5).
    • Cambodia, Ep. 14 F4 IC: "Simmotion" - He and Spencer reach the five-ball stage, and Jeremy wins! (1st/4).

     

    Redemption/Exile Island duel record: (0-for-0)

    • Cambodia Ep. 4 RC: "Stompede" - Runs for Bayon, ends up in last place; scored as a duel (3rd/3).
  • S40 logo Winners at War challenges (click to expand/collapse)

    Diswhwalla - Ep7 IC

    Tribal/team challenge record (2-for-11; 2 2nds):

    • Winners at War, Ep. 1 F20 IC: "Water Slaughter" - With Ethan, loses a point; Sele loses, 3-1.
    • Winners at War, Ep. 1 F19 IC: "Blue Lagoon Bustle" - Tosses rings, blowing away Dakal's lead, and Sele wins!
    • Winners at War, Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Draggin' the Dragon" - Assembles, hauls and dismantles the cart, but Sele loses.
    • Winners at War, Ep. 3 RC/IC: "Along the Watch Tower" - Crosses obstacles, climbs the ladder, but Sele loses.
    • Winners at War, Ep. 4 RC/IC: "Beyond the Wheel" - Swims and pulls the boat for Sele, and Sele wins.
    • Winners at War, Ep. 5 IC: "Block in a Hard Place" - Knocks blocks, works the puzzle; Dakal doesn't lose! (2nd*/3).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 6 IC: "Rice Race" - Crosses obstacles, chops the bag, fails to place a ball, Dakal loses.
    • Winners at War, Ep. 7 RC: "Ball-istic Missiles" - (Unaired). Dakal finishes last (3rd/3).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 7 IC: "Dishwalla" - Carries the dish, works the puzzle with Denise, and Dakal doesn't lose (2nd*/3).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 9 RC: "New School" - Works the puzzle with Nick, for the losing red team.
    • [Winners at War, Ep. 11 RC: Unaired - Not a part of the winning team.]

     

    Get a Grip - Ep8 IC

    Individual challenge record (1-for-7): (Mean % finish: 58.7%)

    • Winners at War, Ep. 8 IC: "Get a Grip" - Outlasts all the other men, and Jeremy wins! (1st/7).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 9 IC: "Bermuda Triangles" - Fourth person out, on the second stage (8th/11).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 10 IC: "Got a Hunch" - One of nine people to not win (tie-2nd/10).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 11 IC: "10 Foot Pole" - Final person to drop out, on the third stage (2nd/9).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 12 IC: "When It Rains" - First man out, slipping fairly quickly (4th/4).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 13 F7 IC: "Running Down a Dream" - One of five working the slide puzzle but did not win (tie-2nd/7).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 14 EoE RC: "Don't Call It a Comeback" - Reaches the table maze, places no balls (tie-4th/13).

     

    Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):

    • Winners at War: None yet.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 13
    2nd place: 3
    Played: 30
    Win%: 0.48
    Sat out: 2
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 3
    Played: 23
    Sat out: 1
    Win%: 0.13
    Mean% Finish: 56.3%
  • Duels
    Wins: 1
    Played: 2
    Win%: 0.50
    Mean% Finish: 67%
Jeremy Collins - Tribal Council record
  • S29 logo San Juan del Sur Tribal (click to expand/collapse)

    Ep8 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played (0/0):

    • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 2: Shares his Exile Island idol clue with Rocker, but unlike Rocker, is never shown looking for the actual idol (Keith finds Hunahpu's idol two episodes later).

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (2/3):

     

    VAP - Votes against (5):

    • San Juan del Sur, Ep. 9: Five votes, from Jon, Jaclyn, Missy, Baylor, and Reed (voted out, 5-4).

     

    Jury votes made (1/1):

  • S31 logo Cambodia Tribal (click to expand/collapse)

    Final Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (2/2; 8 votes voided)

    • Cambodia, Ep. 3: Finds the Bayon clue after Stephen initiates a tribe-wide search. Then grabs the idol at the IC.
    • Cambodia, Ep. 9: Back at camp during the reward, finds an idol clue, which directs him to hike to a distant beach after dark, where he retrieves his second idol.
    • Cambodia, Ep. 10: Plays an idol for Stephen, voiding five votes and saving Stephen from the boot.
    • Cambodia, Ep. 14 (F6 Tribal): Plays his second idol for himself, voiding three votes and saving himself from the boot.

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (7/11):

     

    VAP - Votes against (0):

    • [Cambodia: , Ep. 14 (F6 vote): Three votes, all voided by his idol, from Kimmi, Keith, and Kelley.]

     

    Jury votes received (10/10):

    • Cambodia, Ep. 14: Ten votes, from Kass McQuillen, Andrew Savage, Kelly Wiglesworth, Ciera Eastin, Stephen Fishbac, Joe Anglim, Abi-Maria Gomes, Kimmi Kappenberg, Keith Nale, and Kelley Wentworth (winner, 10-0-0).
  • S40 logo Winners at War Tribal (click to expand/collapse)

    Ep8 Tribal

    Idols held/played (0/0) | Advantages held/played (1/1):

    • Winners at War, Ep. 1: Received Natalie's fire token after she was voted out (Day 3).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 2: Purchased a "safety without power" advantage from Natalie (Day 5).
    • Winners at War, Ep. 10: Used his "safety without power" advantage, left Tribal before the vote (Day 25).

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (6/9):

     

    VAP - Votes against (9):

    • Winners at War, Ep. 11: Three votes, from Ben, Denise, and Sophie.
    • Winners at War, Ep. 12: Three votes, from Denise, Kim, and Michele.
    • Winners at War, Ep. 13 (F7 vote): Three votes, from Ben, Nick, and Tony (voted out, 3-2-[0]).

     

    Jury votes made (0/1):

    • Winners at War, Ep. 14: Voted for Natalie Anderson, who finished second, 12-4-0.
Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols/advantages
    Advantages held/played: 1/1
    Idols found: 2
    Idols played: 2
    Votes voided: 8
  • Voting record
    VFB: 15
    Tribals: 23
    VAP: 14
  • Jury votes
    Made: 2
    For winners: 1
    Received: 10
    Total jurors: 10
Jeremy Collins - Pictures
  • S29 logo San Juan del Sur image gallery (click to expand/collapse)
  • S31 logo Cambodia image gallery (click to expand/collapse)
  • S40 logo Winners at War pictures (click to expand/collapse)
Jeremy Collins - Interviews
  • S29 logo San Juan del Sur interviews (click to expand/collapse)

    Pre-game interviews

    • Dalton Ross at EW.com (8/27/14): "Val & Jeremy" (video interview)

     

    Post-game interviews

    • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (11/20/14): "Jeremy: 'Missy Doesn't Make Good Decisions With Men'"
    • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (11/20/14): "Exit Interview with the Latest Player Voted off San Juan del Sur - 11/20/14"
    • Josh Wigler at Parade.com (11/20/14): "Eastbound and Surround and Drown: Jeremy Collins On His Big Survivor Blindside"
    • Daniel Fienberg at HitFix.com (11/23/14): "Jeremy Collins talks Survivor: San Juan del Sur"
  • S31 logo Cambodia interviews (click to expand/collapse)

    Pre-game interviews

    • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (5/14/15): "Survivor: Second Chances | Jeremy Collins Interview"
    • Erin Cebula at ET Canada (8/24/15): Pre-game video interview
    • Josh Wigler at Parade.com (8/26/15): "Why Is Survivor: Second Chance's Jeremy Collins So Happy?"
    • Dalton Ross at EW.com (9/11/15): "Find out why Jeremy Collins still does not trust Keith"
    • CBS in-studio video interview (pre-departure, released 9/14/15).
    • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (9/16/15): "Jeremy: 'I'm Trying to Look as Small as Possible'"

     

    Post-game interviews

    • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (12/17/15): "Jeremy: 'They Shouldn't Have Taken Me to the End'"
    • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (12/17/15): "Exit Interviews with the Winner + Players from the Final 6 - 12/17/15"
    • Dalton Ross at EW.com (12/17/15): "Jeremy Collins says 'I didn't think I could win the game'"
  • S40 logo Winners at War interviews (click to expand/collapse)

    Pre-game interviews

    • Sangita Patel for ETCanada (1/15/20): "Jeremy Collins Reveals How He's Going to Evolve His Game for Survivor Season 40"
    • Gordon Holmes at XfinityTV.com (1/28/20): "Jeremy Collins - 'I Don't Want to See Edge of Extinction Again'"
    • Mike Bloom at Parade.com (2/3/20): "Jeremy Collins Brings Camouflage and Camaraderie to Survivor: Winners at War"

     

    Post-game interviews

    • None yet.
Jeremy Collins - Bios
  • S29 logo San Juan del Sur bio (click to expand/collapse)

    From his official CBS Survivor: San Juan del Sur cast bio page:

     

    "Occupation: Cambridge Firefighter
    Personal Claim to Fame: I am proud of making it to the professional indoor football league without playing college football.
    Inspiration in Life: My mom because she helped raise seven children while my dad worked. I don’t know how she didn’t lose anyone and she fed and put clothes on our backs – not to mention the amount of laundry she had to do.
    Hobbies: Basketball, working out, fantasy football and coaching my daughters.
    Pet Peeves: One-uppers and know-it-alls.
    3 Words to Describe You: Athletic, straight forward and smiley.
    If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be? 1) Bracelet from my daughters 2) Pictures of my daughters 3) Picture of my mother
    Survivor Contestant You Are Most Like: I always liked JT and James but I think Tyson (the third time he played) is similar to how I would have played.
    Reason for Being on Survivor: The million dollars but I also feel my personality, body type and mind set is perfect for this game.
    Why You Think You’ll “Survive” Survivor: I will help out around camp gathering wood for fires or shelter and getting coconuts. I will also be a monster at physical challenges.
    Why You Think You Will Be the Sole Survivor: I believe my whole make up is prime for this game. I don’t need to eat much, I am athletic and I am likeable. I also can make people feel like I like them even if I don’t which will help in blindsides.
    What Does It Mean to You to Play Survivor with Your Loved One? Playing with my loved one would be stressful and emotional. I know it is going to be tough out there and I will worry about my wife being hungry, cold and tired."

  • S31 logo Cambodia bio (click to expand/collapse)

    From his CBS Survivor: Cambodia bio page (nothing there to see):

     

    Official CBS pre-game interview:

  • S40 logo Winners at War bio (click to expand/collapse)

    Excerpts from his official CBS Survivor: Winners at War cast bio page (1/15/20):

     

    "Hobbies: Coaching my kids, working out, playing basketball, and fantasy football.

     

    Do you still watch Survivor?

    Every episode. I am a casual watcher now, it used to consume me and I would take notes on every episode.

     

    Who is your inspiration in life?

    My family. I want my kids to grow up looking up to me and being proud to call me dad.

     

    What does Survivor mean to you and your family?

    It is the only show on television that is suitable and entertaining for everyone in the family. Survivor night is a chance for the family to slow down a hectic schedule and just hang out for one night.

     

    What is one way playing Survivor changed your life?

    Emotionally—it brought me closer to my wife and kids. When you miss the ones you love, you appreciate them more. Financially—it helped me put away for my children's future.

     

    As Survivor approaches Season 40 and celebrates 20 years on television, what does it mean to be a part of the legacy?

    I'm in awe that I am considered for such a monumental season. After Season 31, I pulled away from being a super fan and just enjoyed the show as a casual viewer but the thought of going out there for the GREATEST SEASON EVER gives me chills and I want to cement my name as one of the greats.

     

    How will you play differently than you have in your past seasons?

    Let's just throw out my Season 29 performance... that never happened. I will look to add to my Season 31 game plan. I will keep my meat shields but I will add mind shields and social shields to give me a broader pool of players to align myself with. With this broader pool, I will continue with voting blocks and keep alliance paranoia on 100! I want to take it all in. I feel my last experience was a whirlwind and I forget a lot of experiences. This time I want to try and take some time to enjoy this last go-round."

     

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