Final 5 Survivors on ABC's "Castaways" Season One

About the Show

ABC's Castaways is a revolutionary series testing the human need for companionship under extreme circumstances as each individual learns there are other castaways out there but are unaware of how many, their locations or when they will be rescued. This visually stunning, new reality series follows 12 diverse individuals as they're dropped alone throughout various islets in Indonesia and challenged to survive among washed-up luggage, scattered resources and abandoned structures.

The only way to leave the remote islands is to persevere long enough to be rescued or to quit. As dramatic situations unfold on an expanse of islands in the South Pacific, the series flashes back to the real lives of each participant in documentary fashion, demonstrating haunting parallels to the lives they left behind.

Kenzi Whittington

Hometown & Age

Nashville, Tennessee – Age 24

About Kenzi

Kenzi is an aspiring country music recording artist who moved to Nashville after high school. She's determined to make it in the music business but the demands of her career have taken their toll on several of her relationships. She often wonders whether or not her dreams of becoming a singer are merely a pipe dream or if they could end up becoming a reality.

After the Show

Kenzi just released a music video. She continues to pursue her dream in Nashville.

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Matt Jaskol

Hometown & Age

Las Vegas, Nevada – Age 32

About Matt

A motorsports athlete from the age of 5, Matt Jaskol 32, the Las Vegas native devoted his life to becoming a professional racecar driver and did so at the age of 15. He was forced to abandon his dream career when the financial market crashed in 2008. Working as a racing instructor Matt's father suffered a heart attack that nearly took his life in 2015. With his father's business facing bankruptcy Matt left his career once again to take over the family woodworking business.

After the Show

Matt decided to give racing one last shot. He plans to race in the Indianapolis 500 next year.

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Richard Rogers

Hometown & Age

Sequim, Washington – Age 35

About Richard

Richard has a great amount of knowledge and expertise when it comes to fishing and hunting as a result of growing up in the Pacific Northwest on a salmon hatchery. At the age of 35, he's finally looking to settle down with his fiancée, Libby. Not only will he learn what it takes to be a good husband but will also take on the responsibility of caring for Libby's two children as he makes the transition from adult bachelor to a parental figure.

After the Show

Richard legally adopted his new wife's children. They took his last name, and now call him "Dad".

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Robbie GibbonsBirmingham, Alabama – Age 42

Hometown & Age

Birmingham, Alabama – Age 42

About Robbie

At 390 pounds, Robbie is a caring husband and father of four who is beginning to feel the weight of his food addiction as the fear of an imminent heart attack looms. He is known for being an upbeat and positive middle school physical education teacher but feels the hypocrisy in not practicing what he preaches. Robbie is currently looking into his hereditary past for answers to find out if his estranged biological father has any addictive personality traits that could help explain his own addiction issues.

After the Show

Robbie lost 82 lbs while stranded on the islands. As of the season finale, he has lost 185 lbs. He just finished his first triathlon.

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Sawyer Brown

Hometown & Age

Willseyville, New York – Age 30

About Sawyer

Sawyer is a devoted husband and father who is a sponsored obstacle-course racing athlete, but living a healthy, happy life hasn't always been the norm for him. He struggled with drugs and alcohol while growing up in small-town America but was able to pursue a better life through fitness. He believes he can help those with similar issues including his brother Zach who struggles with substance-abuse issues and depression.

After the Show

Sawyer has not seen his brother in 6 months. His son, now 3, just completed his first obstacle course race.

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