Drayden Durant
Contestant Profile
Birth Date March 17, 1954 (1954-03-17) (age 64)
Hometown Wake Forest, North Carolina
Occupation History Teacher

Survivor: The Sahara

Tribes Kufra
Placement 13/20
Alliances Outsiders Alliance (affiliated)
Challenges Won 2
Votes Against 9
Days Lasted 18
Drayden Durant is a contestant on Survivor: The Sahara. He placed 13th.


Name (Age): Drayden Durant (58)
Tribe Designation: Kufra
Current Residence: Wake Forest, North Carolina
Occupation: History Teacher
Personal Claim to Fame: Having to discipline over 200+ students and several children and grandchildren over the years.
Hobbies: Bird Watching, Hiking, Reading
Pet Peeves: People misbehaving, technology
3 Words to Describe You: Strict, Fatherly, Observant
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: Tarzan Smith, we're older guys who have hobbies and quirks that aren't associated for our age group.
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: For my wife, who applied for a decade, but died a year ago.
Why You Think You’ll “Survive” SURVIVOR: People will view me as a fatherly figure and bring me along with them as long as they can.
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole SURVIVOR: I want my story to help me get to the finals.

Survivor: The Sahara

Voting History

Drayden's Voting History
Episode Drayden's
Voted Against
1 VJ -
2 Jo -
3 Jo Jo, VJ
4 Felicity VJ
5 VJ Giselle, VJ
6 Gwendolyn -
7 Jeremy Aleskan, Gwendolyn,
Jeremy, Katniss
Voted Out, Day 18


Drayden has since lived a simple life at home. He has received letters from his fellow competitors for Drayden to show he's not alone.



  • Drayden's last name "Durant" is an actual last name. I picked it because people would think it would be the name of the Pokémon instead.