An investment banker from New York, New York...
Date of First Appearance:
$28,999 (Teen Tournament); $1,000 (ToC appearance)
1993 Teen Tournament Champ
Having grown up in Kentucky, I knew that University of Kentucky basketball players are treated like stars. One day shortly after my appearance I was sitting in the food court at a local mall, coincidentally next to one of the then-current stars on the team. A young boy came up to the player and asked for his autograph--no surprise there. But I was completely shocked when the kid then turned to me, asked if I was the guy on Jeopardy!, and then asked for my autograph! Now if I could just hit a jump shot...
Any affect on life:
Even to this day (12 years later) I will still get recognized, which completely amazes me. And, being on Jeopardy! definitely gives you something to talk about in job interviews.
Do anything crazy:
As I was about to go to a fairly expensive school (Johns Hopkins), I saved most of my money for college. The only thing I really splurged on was a new car stereo system. When you're in high school, you don't have very expensive tastes!
Anything else to know:
I spent a semester my senior year in college studying in Zimbabwe as part of my International Relations/African Studies degree. During that time, I was able also to travel throughout Mozambique, Malawi, and Zambia.
"In 1993, winner of the Teen Tournament, he's now an investment banker. From New York, New York..."
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1993 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $1,000.
1993 Teen Tournament winner: $28,999.
|Fraser appeared in the following archived game:|
#4741, aired 2005-03-28
Fraser Woodford vs. India Cooper vs. Bill Sloan
2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 34.
|Fraser previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Fraser Woodford in the following archived game:|
#2119, aired 1993-11-18
Tom Nosek vs. Debby Arnold vs. Fraser Woodford
1993 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.
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