A Ph.D. student originally from Shaker Heights, Ohio...

Pranjal Vachaspati

This PhD student from Shaker Heights is on Jeopardy!
Who is Pranjal Vachaspati? That's me.

This 4-time Jeopardy! champ is back to defend his title
Who is Pranjal Vachaspati? That's me.

2017 Tournament of Champions wildcard semifinalist: $10,000.
Season 32 6-time champion: $137,088 + $2,000.

On 2018-11-06, Pranjal won a seat on the County Board of Champaign, Illinois.

Pranjal appeared in the following 7 archived games:
#7353, aired 2016-07-27 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Zlatan Hodzic vs. Barbra Resnick Pranjal Vachaspati game 7.
#7352, aired 2016-07-26 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Monikka Mann vs. Karen Lazar Pranjal Vachaspati game 6.
#7351, aired 2016-07-25 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Kathy Krebs vs. Anthony Szabo Pranjal Vachaspati game 5. Show dedicated "In memory of our...
#7350, aired 2016-07-22 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Ross Merriam vs. Samantha Hartke Pranjal Vachaspati game 4.
#7349, aired 2016-07-21 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Dan Marsh vs. Kyle Murphy Pranjal Vachaspati game 3.
#7348, aired 2016-07-20 Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Sophie Carrell vs. Conor Lastowka Pranjal Vachaspati game 2.
#7347, aired 2016-07-19 Ellen Corrigan vs. Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Carolyn Riegle Pranjal Vachaspati game 1. Bible book-themed categories for all three rounds.
Pranjal would later appear on Jeopardy! as Pranjal Vachaspati in the following 2 archived games:
#7633, aired 2017-11-15 Alan Lin vs. Pranjal Vachaspati vs. Tim Aten 2017 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 3.
#7626, aired 2017-11-06 Buzzy Cohen vs. Hunter Appler vs. Pranjal Vachaspati 2017 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.

[player statistics]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.