If the last name sounds familiar, it should. Brandon Hantz is the nephew of the famous (or infamous) Russell Hantz, who also happens to be my favorite player. Why? I honestly have no clue still. I think it was because in his first season he really dominated, and in his second season he also went far in a game of All-Stars. But this isn’t about Russell, so let’s talk about Brandon.
This guy is tough to figure out. He’s super religious, like Matt from last season religious, so that may impact his game a bit, but then throws me off a bit by saying he’s most like Johnny Fairplay and Russell… then confuses me more by adding Colby in there. We’ll see who he’s really most like, but between Rob, Russell, Coach, Ozzie and now Russell’s nephew, I’m beginning to wonder if anyone actually applies to this show any more.
Name (Age): Brandon Hantz (19)
Tribe designation: Upolu
Current residence: Katy, Texas
Occupation: Oil Tanker Crewman
Personal claim to fame: My little boy, Elijah.
Inspiration in life: Jesus, because he died for me.
Hobbies: Shooting my guns, hunting and eating crawfish.
Pet peeves: When I order some food and it’s not the way I want it or they forget my hot sauce.
3 words to describe you: Headstrong, bold and clever.
SURVIVOR contestant you are most like: Probably Colby, Johnny Fairplay, Russell and Brandon.
Reason for being on SURVIVOR: Financial freedom and to show everyone there is more than one side to the Hantz family other than being mean.
Why you think you’ll “survive” SURVIVOR: I’m very strong and I can hunt. I like fishing and swimming and I can build.
Why you think you will be the sole SURVIVOR: I’m very handsome, smart, cunning, manipulative and funny.