'Jeopardy! National College Championship': Fans root for Stephen for the semifinals

Stephen Privat makes a great first impression as he makes it to the semifinals


                            'Jeopardy! National College Championship': Fans root for Stephen for the semifinals
A still from 'Jeopardy! National College Championship' (Instagram - @abcnetwork)
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The first round of the quaterfinals for 'Jeopardy! National College Championship', aired on February 8, 2022, on ABC.

The contestants for the big quiz show were Stephen Privat, a junior from Louisiana State University, Jasmine Manansala, a junior from Rice University, and Ella Feiner, a senior from Princeton University. The game show is hosted by the multitalented Mayim Bialik. Are you excited to know who won the first match? Read on to know more!

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Stephen won a whopping $14,300, for his correct answer to "What is rose?". Right behind is Jasmine, with her $6,200 winning reply to "What is Venus Flytrap?". Last but not the least, is Ella, who gave in her answer for the same question as Stephen, and made $5,600. 

In accordance with the results, Stephen successfully advances to the semifinals. He also mentioned in his interview that he spent some time in Alaska, right after his freshman year at a salmon fishery. 

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Andy Wood, 2020 winner of 'Jeopardy!' said, "There seemed to be a lot of incorrect responses, but congratulations to Stephen for getting enough correct as well to advance". 

Wood made it to the show, to shoot a week’s worth of episodes in just two days. All of his episodes were taped on September of 2020, and aired from November 16 to 20. Wood ended up being four-time champion, and won nearly $92,000, and later appeared on the show’s Tournament of Champions. 

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Get a load of what fans are talking about. 

One fan said, "Congrats to Isaac and Stephen for making it on to the semifinals! #JeopardyCollegeChampionship", while another shared, "#[email protected]! #JeopardyCollegeChampionship". 

One fan tweeted, "STEPHEN YOU MAGNIFICENT CREATURE! #JeopardyCollegeChampionship", while another said, "@Jeopardy
Despite missing both daily doubles in the Double Jeopardy round, Stephen somehow turned the game into a runaway. We will see him back in the semifinals along with Isaac from Stanford University. #JeopardyCollegeChampionship". 
 

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One fan said, "STEPHEEEEEEEEN! #JeopardyCollegeChampionship", while another shared, "Nice one, Stephen #JeopardyCollegeChampionship".

One fan tweeted, "Stephen blew these two daily doubles! #Jeopardy #JeopardyCollegeChampionship", while another shared, "Love the way Stephen from LSU sways at the podium. #JeopardyCollegeChampionship".


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'Jeopardy! National College Championship' kikcstarted today and will air every day from 8pm on ABC, until the finals on February 22, 2022.

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