CBS TELEVISION CITY (CBSLA.com) — After braving the elements on a remote Cambodian island with 19 other contestants, firefighter Jeremy Collins on Wednesday night was named the winner of “Survivor” season 31, taking took home the big $1 million prize.
Collins, like all the contestants in the “Second Chance” season of the show, had appeared on a previous season of the show but hadn’t won.
This time around, he said he focused on building relationships with everyone.
“I went to each and every other person and let them know I had their back,” he said. “[And said] so you do the same for me. I wanted to build relationships with everyone.”
Collins lives in Massachusetts and is a father of two girls, with a third child on the way.