A sophomore at New York University from Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania...

Ben Goldman

What is your major?
I'm studying French, and dramatic literature, and anything I can get my hands on.

Where do you see yourself in ten years?
Oh, God... ten years... In ten years, that'd be 2015... I really don't know. Probably still in New York, though.

If you win the $100,000 what will you do with it?
If I win the $100,000, and I didn't have to worry about tuition, I'd like to think I could buy a car, but there's no place to park it in New York. For a parking space I'd need another $100,000.

If you could invent a Jeopardy! category, what would it be?

Do you have a strategy?
Oh, just sort of get in the zone. Is my best strategy. Not having to think about a strategy is my strategy.

Did you do anything special to prepare for today?
I did, actually, a little. Um, just made sure I knew all of my state capitals and nicknames, and I also read up a little bit on the State of North Carolina, because they generally do tend to ask you a little bit about where you are.

2005 College Championship wildcard semifinalist: $10,000.

Son of Season 17 1-time champion Marjorie Goldman.

Ben appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#4872, aired 2005-11-15 Nico Martinez vs. Ben Goldman vs. Alison Jenik 2005 College Championship semifinal game 2. From the RBC Center...
#4868, aired 2005-11-09 Peter Ellis vs. Ben Goldman vs. Amanda Walker 2005 College Championship quarterfinal game 3. From the RBC Center...

[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.