A Ph.D. student originally from Shaker Heights, Ohio...

Pranjal Vachaspati

This PhD student from Shaker Heights is on Jeopardy!
Who is Pranjal Vachaspati? That's me.

This 4-time Jeopardy! champ is back to defend his title
Who is Pranjal Vachaspati? That's me.

2017 Tournament of Champions wildcard semifinalist: $10,000.
Season 32 6-time champion: $137,088 + $2,000.

On 2018-11-06, Pranjal won a seat on the County Board of Champaign, Illinois.

Pranjal appeared in the following 7 archived games:
#7353, aired 2016-07-27 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Zlatan Hodzic vs. Barbra Resnick Pranjal Vachaspati game 7.
#7352, aired 2016-07-26 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Monikka Mann vs. Karen Lazar Pranjal Vachaspati game 6.
#7351, aired 2016-07-25 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Kathy Krebs vs. Anthony Szabo Pranjal Vachaspati game 5. Show dedicated "In memory of our...
#7350, aired 2016-07-22 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Ross Merriam vs. Samantha Hartke Pranjal Vachaspati game 4.
#7349, aired 2016-07-21 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Dan Marsh vs. Kyle Murphy Pranjal Vachaspati game 3.
#7348, aired 2016-07-20 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Sophie Carrell vs. Conor Lastowka Pranjal Vachaspati game 2.
#7347, aired 2016-07-19 Ellen Corrigan vs. Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Carolyn Riegle Pranjal Vachaspati game 1. Bible book-themed categories for all three rounds.
Pranjal would later appear on Jeopardy! as Pranjal Vachaspati in the following 2 archived games:
#7633, aired 2017-11-15 Alan Lin vs. Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Tim Aten 2017 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.
#7626, aired 2017-11-06 Buzzy Cohen vs. Hunter Appler vs. Pranjal Vachaspati 2017 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

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