Hi, I'm Sam Weaver from Bradley University, and you're watching me on jeopardy.com.
What's your major?
My major is history and political science, and I'm not sure about the field I want to move into. I'm thinking higher education, uh, maybe public policy, I'm not sure yet.
How did you find out you were chosen as a contestant?
I found out I was selected for--as a contestant, um, I was working at the office of my dorm, and doing the mail. FedEx came. I was sorting through the packages. I saw the FedEx envelope. Um, saw my name on it, was surprised that I got mail from FedEx, then I saw the return address and I got really excited knowing I was on the show.
How did you prepare for today's game?
Um, probably the most special thing I did was I played a mock version of the game with my hall director and my R.A., uh, against them, and I beat them. So...
Do you ever play JEOPARDY! online?
I've never played Jeopardy! online, but I watch the show every day almost.
Win one for Bradley University, Sam!
2001 College Championship quarterfinalist: $2,500.
Sam was 20 at the time of the 2001 College Championship.
According to the official Jeopardy! web site, Sam's hometown is Jacksonville, Florida.