Since being declared the winner of SURVIVOR:
AFRICA, Ethan Zohn has founded "Grassroot Soccer," a
non-profit organization which trains Africa's professional
soccer players to teach children about HIV/AIDS prevention (www.grassrootsoccer.org).
Additionally, he is a national spokesperson for America Scores,
an organization that helps inner city kids participate in
educational soccer programs. He has done extensive charity work
for the Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids organization and
YouthAids, along with the Colon Cancer Alliance. He has
participated in numerous speaking engagements, appeared in a
Hewlett Packard commercial, hosted numerous MTV specials and
appeared in various other television and print media. He most
recently served as the coach of the U.S. National Maccabiah Team
at the Pan American Maccabi Games in Chile.
In 2002, Ethan hosted "Ethan Zohn's Zone," an online
journal summarizing the events of the 2002 World Cup in
Korea/Japan. His accounts provided fans with a behind-the-scenes
look inside the U.S. Soccer Team and the event itself. He also
competed in Eco-Challenge Fiji with fellow SURVIVOR alumna,
Originally from Lexington, Massachusetts, Ethan moved to New
York, where he attended Vassar College, graduating in 1996 with
a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology. He eventually became a
professional soccer player, having been employed as a goalie for
the Highlanders Football Club (Zimbabwe), Cape Cod Crusaders
(Cape Cod, Massachusetts) and the Hawaii Tsunami (Oahu, Hawaii).
Ethan also played for the 1997 and 2001 U.S. National Maccabiah
Team (Israel). Off the field, he was the assistant coach for the
Fairleigh Dickinson University Men's and Women's Soccer Team in
Teaneck, N.J. from 1998-2002. Additionally, since 1999 he has
worked freelance as a brand name strategist/developer,
responsible for creating names for newly invented products.
Ethan is currently single and living in New York City. He has
two brothers, Lenard and Lee. His birth date is November 12,