Survivor season 43, the much anticipated season of the iconic reality competition series, will finally premiere on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, with the series’ first episode, exclusively on the prominent network CBS. The popular reality series was created by Charlie Parsons. Season 43 of the show will include 18 new cast members who will be tested to their limits over the course of 26 exciting days. The show’s host, Jeff Probst, will also return. CBS’ official description for the season 43 debut episode of Survivor reads:
“Eighteen new castaways build their own civilization and go on their expedition for $1 million.”
Jeanine Zheng, a UX designer from San Francisco, California, will be a participant in Survivor season 43. Zheng is just 24 years old, but she is motivated to make a huge impression and achieve success in Season 43 of the series. Since CBS revealed the whole Survivor season 43 candidate roster, fans have been wanting to discover more about contender Jeanine Zheng. So, without further ado, let’s get to know competitor Jeanine Zheng before the first episode of Survivor season 43 air on CBS.
Learn all there is to know about contestant Jeanine Zheng ahead of the premiere of Survivor season 43 episode 1 on CBS.
Jeanine Zheng, a 24-year-old candidate from San Francisco, California, is apparently joining the highly competitive reality program to realize her and her father’s dreams. Zheng has been enthusiastic about the show’s new age or era’s unpredictability and looseness. According to reports, Survivor season 43 will begin with three tribal groups: Vesi (represented by the color red), Baka (represented by the color yellow), and Coco (represented by the color blue). Jeanine Zheng will be a member of the Baka tribe.
When asked why she decided to join the cast of Survivor season 43, 24-year-old competitor Jeanine Zheng said that she had two important reasons for doing so.
According to Parade accounts, she stated:
“I’ve come to see you for two reasons. So, first and foremost, I’m here to perform for my father. His American dream has come to fruition. Survivor has always been his favorite reality American television program. As a Chinese immigrant, he could never have envisioned himself on the program. But the fact that I am currently on the program as his daughter and the first generation is remarkable.”
She went on to discuss more the subject:
“[The second is] just for me. I feel like I’ve spent my whole life trying to live up to this image of a flawless person who isn’t actually me… Survivor was the first time I realized, “Oh, I’m selected for who I am and for things that aren’t so robotic and so high-achieving.” I’m really delighted to be able to come out here and play and show to my eight-year-old self that I, as a socially sophisticated, creative, and humorous person, am capable of winning.”
When asked what motivated her to enter the tournament, Zheng stated:
“To be honest, I believe my whole life has prepared me for this game. I have a lot of outdoor expertise from guiding Harvard hiking excursions. On a daily basis, I also feel genuinely interested in and like hearing people’s tales. So I guess that’s something I simply do every day… But I believe that a series of tiny events have built up to this point, and I am well equipped to play this game.”
Survivor season 43 cast members include Cody Assenmacher, Mike Gabler, Geo Bustamante, Owen Knight, Dwight Moore, Jesse Lopez, Morriah Young, Jeanine Zheng, James Jones, and others. Don’t miss the premiere of Survivor season 43 on CBS on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.