from Burlington, Wisconsin...

Tyler Van Patten

What's the best part about being on Jeopardy!?
The best thing about being on Jeopardy! is the experiences that I'll make and the memories that'll last me a lifetime.

What's the coolest thing about being smart?
The coolest thing about being smart is having opportunities such as this.

How long have you been watching Jeopardy!?
I have been watching Jeopardy! since I was eight years old.

I'm Tyler from Burlington. Watch me on Jeopardy! Kids Week.

[Questionnaire answers]
What's your favorite subject in school?
American History

What would you do if you were president for a day?
The sheer amount of changes I would make to the current system is too enormous to transcribe in this space.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
I would like to be a corporate attorney

What are you going to do with your money if you win?
Save for college

[Winner's Circle interview]
How does it feel to be a Jeopardy! champion?
Oh, it's just the most wonderful feeling of my life to be a Jeopardy! champion.

What inspired you to try out for the show?
Uh, my grand--grandmother actually saw the Kids Week thing on Jeopardy!, and so she told me I should try out and I did, and look where I got.

What did you enjoy most about your experience on Jeopardy!?
The very end, when I won. [Laughs]

"He's focusing on becoming a corporate attorney, because of his fascination with the law and the way contracts are written. From Burlington, Wisconsin, make it your business to clap for..."

2014 Kids Week winner: $23,801.

Tyler appeared in the following archived game:
#6955, aired 2014-12-05 Emma Miller vs. Neha Rao vs. Tyler Van Patten 2014 Kids Week game 5.

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