”Survivor: Palau”: Meet Jolanda Jones
Voted off Feb. 17, 2005
THE SCOOP The mother of a 13-year-old son, she overcame an intensely tumultuous childhood to become a successful criminal-defense attorney.
PROS Her harsh early years — Jones’ father killed himself in front of her as a young girl — ought to make intra-tribe drama seem inconsequential.
CONS Jones won three NCAA heptathlon championships back in college, and tough jocks often get pegged for early elimination.