Name (Age): Dawn Meehan (41)
Tribe designation: Savaii
Current residence: South Jordan, Utah
Occupation: English Professor at Brigham Young University
Personal claim to fame: Adopting our six children.
Inspiration in life: My husband. Heís really one of the most incredible human beings. Heís kind, generous, peaceful, hard-working and selfless. Iím so grateful to spend my days with him.
Hobbies: Swimming with my kids, writing/blogging and baking bread.
Pet peeves: Brown grass and complainers.
3 words to describe you: Driven, positive and enthusiastic.
SURVIVOR contestant you are most like: Sandra, Parvati and Stephenie. Iím physically strong like Parvati and Stephenie. Iím in this to really play and win -- like these women.
Reason for being on SURVIVOR: ďSurvivorĒ is the best game on Earth! Thereís so much application to ďreal life.Ē After watching as a fan for 10 years, I just know in my soul that itís my turn to play and win. Plus, itís the adventure of a lifetime and one million dollars!
Why you think youíll ďsurviveĒ SURVIVOR: Iím driven, tenacious, adaptable, funny, optimistic, intelligent and resilient. I can motivate/persuade people, and I think thatís powerful/important at every stage of this game.
Why you think you will be the sole SURVIVOR: Iíve got the drive and determination to dominate this game. And, as clichť as it sounds, Iím really ďin it to win it.Ē