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Meet ‘The Cadre’ and 17 New Competitors for ‘American Grit’ Season 2

7 months ago by admin

FOX’s “American Grit” host and WWE® Superstar John Cena® welcomes 17 new competitors, all in search of change, to Camp Grit in Hampton Island, GA for season 2. Cena, along with the new mentor group “The Cadre” will live alongside the 17 individuals who either lost their grit or never had it in the first place.

“This season, The Cadre includes John Burk, an Infantry Drill Sergeant with the U.S. Army; Riki Long, a U.S. Marine; Chloe Mondesir, an Ammunition Technician with the U.S. Marines; and Grady Powell, a Green Beret,” from FOX’s press release. The Cadre takes these competitors under their wings and leads them through team and individual challenges. Each week, teams will compete against each other in challenges designed to test their ability to work together, strategize and lead. “The winning team is safe from elimination but the losers’ fate is in the hands of the winning Cadre leader who selects three rival competitors to face off in a final test of endurance.”

Meet the 17 competitors of “American Grit” season 2:

  • Scarlett Angelina – Age: 24, Hometown: New Brunswick, NJ, Occupation: Public Relations Coordinator
  • Shermon Braithwaite – Age: 22, Hometown: Brooklyn, NY, Occupation: Hotel Clerk
  • Herman Brar – Age: 26, Hometown: Billings, MT, Occupation: Nurse
  • Hannah Butera – Age: 23, Hometown: Newburyport, MA, Occupation: Housewife
  • Chris Edom – Age: 48, Hometown: Merrick, NY, Occupation: Kindergarten Teacher
  • George Foreman IV – Age: 28, Hometown: Houston, TX, Occupation: Publicist
  • Gigi Gustin – Age: 20, Hometown: Glassboro, NJ, Occupation: Sales Associate
  • Alison Kempkey – Age: 36, Hometown: Seattle, WA, Occupation: Fashion Consultant
  • Melanie Mahanna – Age: 29, Hometown: Brooklyn, NY, Occupation: Tutor
  • Richard Mallard – Age: 32, Hometown: Berryville, TX, Occupation: Vlogger
  • Nathalie Martin – Age: 45, Hometown: Youngsville, LA, Occupation: Cleaning Business Owner
  • Carla Mireles – Age: 26, Hometown: Chino, CA, Occupation: Account Executive
  • Janessa Morgan – Age: 36, Hometown: Los Angeles, CA, Occupation: Telecommunications Manager
  • Michael Wilson Morgan – Age: 39, Hometown: Brooklyn, NY, Occupation: Costume Designer
  • Gill Morton – Age: 36, Hometown: Vernal, UT, Occupation: Yoga Instructor
  • Heather Pincelli – Age: 36, Hometown: Lakeland, FL, Occupation: Private Investigator
  • Will Westwater – Age: 23, Hometown: West Hollywood, CA, Occupation: Swimming Instructor

The only way out of Camp Grit is elimination or to give up and “ring out.” Only one competitor will win the $250,000 prize, but there’s hope that all the competitors will find their grit. Season 2 of “American Grit” premieres on Sunday, June 11th at 9 pm ET on FOX.

Photo credit: Michael Becker/FOX

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