|Born:||February 15, 1981|
Infamously known for stripping for peanut butter and chocolate, Morasca became the first contestant to secure six of seven jury votes.
Jenna returned two season later, but pulled herself from the game early on due to her mother's failing health.
Retrieved from CBS.com
Jenna Morasca models swimwear on a freelance basis while also competing in beauty pageants. She has won the Venus Swimwear competition two years in a row (2001 and 2002) and was second runner-up in the Miss Pennsylvania U.S.A. beauty pageant in 2001. Additionally, she is currently a junior at the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in zoology.
Morasca's hobbies include horseback riding, sleeping and hanging out with her animals (she has a dog, a ferret, three birds, two guinea pigs and a fish). She describes herself as honest, outgoing and funny. If she could hold political office, she'd be President of the United States so she could make all the important decisions. Her favorite sport is football. Her favorite teams are the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Denver Broncos. Her hero is her mother, who has been fighting breast cancer for over ten years. If she wins the money, she wants to buy a car and put a huge sound system in it, chrome wheels and detailing. She also wants to pay off her family's bills and take a trip to Italy with her mom and dad.Morasca is currently single. Her birth date is February 15, 1981.
Since being crowned Sole Survivor of SURVIVOR: THE AMAZON, Jenna Morasca continues to model swimwear on a freelance basis. She and fellow contestant Heidi Strobel posed for the cover of Playboy, which ultimately became the second best-selling cover of 2003. She also did an anti-fur campaign for the animal rights group PETA. Jenna got a chance to test her acting skills when she guest-starred in the Off-Broadway play "Pieces" in New York City, which ultimately led to an invitation to join the cast permanently for its six-week run. She has won the Venus Swimwear competition two years in a row (2001 and 2002) and was second runner-up in the Miss Pennsylvania U.S.A. beauty pageant in 2001. Additionally, she is currently a junior at the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in zoology.
Jenna's hobbies include horseback riding, sleeping and hanging out with her animals (a dog, a ferret, three birds, two guinea pigs and a fish). She describes herself as honest, outgoing and funny. If she could hold political office, Jenna would be president of the United States so she could make all the important decisions. Her favorite sport is football. Her favorite teams are the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Denver Broncos. Her hero is her mother, who fought breast cancer for over twelve years before passing away late last year.Jenna is currently single and living in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania. Her birth date is February 15, 1981.
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|Jenna's Voting History|
| Voted Against|
|1||Jaburu Tribe Immune|
|3||Jaburu Tribe Immune|
|5||Jaburu Tribe Immune|
| Jury Votes|
| Alex, Christy, Dave,|
Deena, Heidi, Rob
|Sole Survivor, Day 39|
^1 In Sour Grapes, Jenna had won Individual Immunity, but gave it to Heidi during Tribal Council.
Jenna returned to Survivor and was assigned to the Mogo Mogo tribe. Jenna originally had plans to start an all-female alliance with fellow tribemates Kathy Vavrick-O'Brien and Shii Ann Huang, but things were quickly broken up when the first Survivor winner, Richard Hatch, overheard them scheming on the first day and reported it back to the two other tribe members of Mogo Mogo. Mogo Mogo need not worried though, as the tribe won the first two Immunity Challenges.
However, from Days 6-8, Jenna revealed that she wasn't as focused on the game, stating that she "felt a vibe" that her mother's condition was worsening. Kathy saw she wasn't eating and told her to eat something. When Jenna told Kathy about her mother's declining health, Kathy comforted her and told her she wouldn't hate her if she quit. When the tribes convened at the supposed Immunity Challenge in Day 9, Jenna decided to quit the game, regretting leaving her dying mother, who was in a battle with cancer. Amber Brkich from rival tribe Chapera gave Jenna a hug after getting Jeff Probst's approval. After Jenna announced she was withdrawing from the game, Jeff called in a boat for her, cancelled the Immunity Challenge and she received hugs from all remaining players in the game. While walking to the boat, Jeff told her they were thinking of her. She went home and rushed to her mother's bedside. Eight days after Jenna returned home, her mother passed away.
|Jenna M.'s Voting History|
|Episode|| Jenna M.'s|
| Votes Against|
|1||Mogo Mogo Tribe Immune|
|2||Mogo Mogo Tribe Immune|
|3||No Tribal Council|
|Quit, Day 9|
- In Summer of 2009, Jenna hosted the TVGuide special "Survivor Millionaires: Where Are They Now?" and appeared along side the first eighteen Survivor winners.
- On January 9, 2010, Jenna attended Survivor's 10-year anniversary party.
- In 2012, Jenna graduated from Columbia University where she earned a master's degree in counseling and clinical psychology.
Relationship with Ethan Zohn
- Morasca dated fellow winner and Survivor: All-Stars contestant Ethan Zohn. In 2013, after a ten year relationship, Ethan and Jenna have officially ended their relationship.
- Morasca's strip with fellow contestant Heidi Strobel led to a spread in Playboy magazine, which reportedly earned her yet another million dollars. She also appeared near-nude in an anti-fur ad for PETA with Survivor: Africa winner Ethan Zohn that featured the slogan "I'd Rather Dance Naked Than Wear Fur!" In addition, Morasca modeled swimwear and was the CEO of a model scouting company called Model Challenge USA, which she founded in 2004.
- In 2003, Morasca had a part in the Off-Broadway play 'Pieces'.
- In 2004, Morasca was on the Board of Directors for Animal Friends in Pittsburgh.
- In 2005, Morasca replaced Richard Hatch as co-host (with Dalton Ross) of CBS's Survivor Live, an internet talk show devoted to the current season of Survivor. She has since hosted the show throughout five entire seasons - Survivor: Palau, Survivor: Guatemala, Survivor: Panama, Survivor: Cook Islands, and Survivor: Fiji.
- Morasca also had a minor role in the TV movie The Scorned in 2005.
- Jenna was also a contestant on a the February 28, 2005 episode of Fear Factor, which starred former reality television contestants. She was eliminated in the second round by Omarosa.
- In 2005, Jenna appeared as a contestant in a special "Castaway Special" episode of Family Feud, where she competed with Shii Ann Huang, Susan Hawk, Tijuana Bradley, and Christa Hastie. The five competed against Jon Dalton, Richard Hatch, Rudy Boesch, Ethan Zohn, and Rupert Boneham.
- Morasca appeared on the premiere episode of Celebrity Paranormal Project on VH1, along with Gary Busey and several others.
- Morasca and Ethan Zohn also appeared as guest chefs on the Food Network show Dinner: Impossible.
- In 2011, Ethan and Jenna made an appearance on the fourth season of Celebrity Apprentice 4, where their former castmate Richard Hatch was a contestant.
- Survivors Jenna Morcasa and Ethan Zohn competed on the 19th season of CBS's Amazing Race and finished 10th. They were the second Survivor couple to compete on the show, following Rob Mariano and Amber Brkich.
- Jenna made an appearance on Celebrity Ghost Stories in 2012.
|Statistics of Jenna Morasca|
|Total votes received:||3|
|Days spent on Redemption Island:||N/A|
- Jenna is currently the only castaway to be the youngest contestant on two separate seasons, being the youngest on both The Amazon and All-Stars.
- Jenna's luxury item in The Amazon was a Zeta Crown.
- In The Amazon, whenever Jenna received votes, one of them was from Christy Smith, including Jenna's jury votes.
- Jenna is the first person to win individual immunity and give it up to another player. She is so far the only female contestant to do so. Jenna is also currently the only contestant to give away immunity, be left vulnerable, and not be voted out.
- Jenna is the first female contestant to win the Final Immunity Challenge and win the game.
- Jenna is tied with Kelly Wiglesworth and Kim Spradlin for the most individual immunity wins out of any female player in a single season, with 4.
- Jenna is youngest woman at to win Survivor, being 21 during filming and 22 when declared the Sole Survivor. Jenna was the overall youngest person to win until Fabio Birza was declared the Sole Survivor of Survivor: Nicaragua at the age of 21.
- Jenna was the first woman to win the most individual Immunity Challenges outright and become the Sole Survivor. Vecepia Towery also won the most individual Immunity Challenges with 2, but she tied with Kathy Vavrick-O'Brien and Tammy Leitner.
- Jenna is the first woman in her twenties to win the title of Sole Survivor.
- Jenna was the first woman to quit the game and the first woman to be eliminated without being voted out.
- In All-Stars, Jenna became to the first person to not attend a Tribal Council in a season. She was followed by Jonathan Libby, Wanda Shirk, Gary Stritesky, Kourtney Moon, and Caleb Reynolds.
- Jenna is one of three returning players (along with Michael Skupin and Colton Cumbie) to never be voted out.
- Jenna was nominated in Survivor: America's Tribal Council in the Sexiest Female category, but lost to Amber Brkich.
- In an interview on Rob Has a Podcast, it was revealed that Jenna and Ethan Zohn were considered to return in Survivor: South Pacific, after applying for The Amazing Race. The couple declined the offer, saying they were not interested in competing against each other.
- Jenna is the first person to leave the game due to a family emergency. She would be followed by Terry Deitz in Survivor: Cambodia.
- However, Terry was removed from the game when Jeff Probst told him about his son's condition, while Jenna left the game on her own without any external information about her mother.
- Jenna is one of fifteen castaways, along with Rob Mariano, Keith Tollefson, John Palyok, Amber Brkich, Ethan Zohn, Richard Hatch, Hayden Moss, Twila Tanner, Jon Dalton, Whitney Duncan, Natalie Anderson, Nadiya Anderson, Michael Jefferson, and Caleb Reynolds to compete on other reality shows besides Survivor.
- ↑ http://www.cbs.com/shows/survivor/cast/20568/
- ↑ http://www.cbs.com/shows/survivor/cast/20505/
- ↑ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Siot3wyRpqc
- ↑ Jordan,, Julie (February 18, 2013). "Ethan Zohn and Jenna Morasca Break Up After 10 Years Together". People. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20675065,00.html. Retrieved March 2, 2013.
- ↑ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4cqInxEczs&index=3&list=PL917BFFC401A0EEEB
- ↑ http://www.tvlatest.com/article/2611/Amazing+Race+19+begins+production%3B+two+teams+revealed+(SPOILERS)
- ↑ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2359787/
- ↑ Cesternino, Rob (October 14, 2011). "We Chew the Fat with Jenna Morasca About Survivor and The Amazing Race". Rob Has a Podcast. http://robhasawebsite.com/jenna-morasca-survivor-amazing-race-2/.
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