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Jennifer "Jenn" Grijalva is a contestant from The Real World: Denver. She was a finalist on The Island, Fresh Meat II, Cutthroat, and Rivals. She also competed on The Inferno 3 and The Duel II.

Biography

Retrieved from MTV.com

The Inferno 3

Jenn was always a popular girl and party animal but in Denver the partying went a bit too far even for her. After a huge blowout screaming match with Tyrie, she decided to take the partying down a notch. Despite swearing she had no attraction to Alex what so ever, they hooked up on more than one occasion. They weren't love-birds, they were "drunk-birds." Well, whatever kind of birds they were, their hooking up definitely caused some friction with Colie since she'd laid claims to him the very first night in the house. Will there be another Denver love triangle on The Inferno 3?

The Island

Jenn is single and planning on going back to school. She returned from The Inferno 3 with a few lessons-learned under her belt. Her strategy this time is to play her own game and not get caught up in any alliances. But with her Denver roommates Colie and Tyrie counting on her support and new friendships developing, Jenn will have trouble flying solo on The Island. But, really, is going it alone the right thing for her to do?

The Duel II

The party animal of the Denver season of The Real World, Jenn is a fun-loving former Oakland Raiderette cheerleader who, as of late, has been dancing professionally with the San Francisco-based team La Femme Panache. She was one of the Bad Asses on The Inferno 3, but got blown out four weeks before the finale. She made it into a boat on The Island, but her team was nearly sunk and ultimately lost the final race for the money. She's on her way to New Zealand to try her luck one more time. Will the third time in The Challenge be the charm for Jenn?

Fresh Meat II

Shy, quiet, and reserved... are three words that have never been used to describe Jenn. Our favorite, fast-talking Northern California hottie is back for her fourth challenge, hoping to finally go home with some cash. Jenn promises that this time around, "I'm ready to win. And I want first place. Not second or third." One thing that we've come to expect from Jenn is her sharp tongue. Cross her and she will definitely let you know it! After hooking up with Rachel on both The Island and The Duel II, don't be surprised if Jenn finds a new romance in British Columbia. Anything is possible with this feisty Challenger!

Cutthroat

Jenn walked away from her last Challenge with two things she was not expecting: a committed relationship with her Fresh Meat II boy-toy Pete and a new determination to finally win the game. Having fallen just short of reaching the jackpot last time, this boisterous beauty from Real World: Denver is not mincing words about her disappointment, "Getting to a final and not winning is a slap in the face. I am here and I will win." Will this Challenge vixen prove triumphant this time around?

Rivals

The feisty Jenn is renowned for her sharp tongue, crafty gamesmanship, and unfortunate track-record of losing in the finals. This veteran Challenger and Real World: Denver alum has yet to win the grand prize and she's tired of it. But will Rivals be the Challenge that Jenn finally wins? Or will a partnership with her inexperienced rival sink her chances at victory? Whether she wins or loses, rest assured that Jenn's fiery temper and habit of terrorizing her female competitors will make her a welcome addition to this season.

The Inferno 3

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Team Result
1 Unbraided Bad Asses SAFE
2/3 Ladder Race SAFE
3 Battering Ram INFERNO
4 Wrap and Roll INFERNO
5 Rope Burn SAFE
6 Reversible Climbing Wall SAFE
7 Grape Smash INFERNO
8 Steady As You Go INFERNO
9 Leaps and Bounds SAFE
10 Dog Day Afternoon SAFE
11 Hand Car INFERNO
12 Giraffic Park OUT

Elimination History

Episode Inferno Opponent Result
4 Ejection WIN
8 Spokesmodel WIN
12 Zero Gravity OUT

The Island

Challenge History

Episode Face-off Vote Result
1 Leaning Tower Kenny SAFE
2 Ring Wrestle Johnny SAFE
3 The Rack Robin SAFE
4 Ball Buster SAFE
5 Bridge It Dan SAFE
6 Rat in a Cage Cohutta SAFE
7 Timber Colie SAFE
8 Water Bound SAFE
Final Challenge LOSER

Elimination History

Episode Face-off Opponents Result
4 Ball Buster LOSE

The Duel II

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1/2 Last Man Standing Team Black SAFE
2 Freezing as Puck Ryan SAFE
3 All Shook Up SAFE
4 Luging My Mind Nehemiah DUEL
5 Don't Let Go Eric SAFE
6 Dangle Duo DUEL
7 Burnt SAFE
8 Upside Downer OUT

Elimination History

Episode Duel Opponent Result
4 Push Over WIN
6 WIN
8 OUT

Fresh Meat II

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 Dirty Mouth SAFE
2 I'll Be There For You SAFE
3 Water Logged SAFE
4 King of the Wall SAFE
5 Drop Out SAFE
6 Turn Style SAFE
7 Airheads SAFE
8/9 Wrecking Ball WIN
9/10 Obstacle EXILE
10 Final Challenge FOURTH

Elimination History

Episode Exile Partner Opponents Result
9/10 Weight For Me: Black Out WIN

Cutthroat

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Team Result
1 Gas Problems Blue Team SAFE
2 Brain Buster WIN
3 Bed Head SAFE
4 Bottleneck Stampede SAFE
5 Surf's Up SAFE
6 Sky Hook SAFE
7 Gimme a Hand WIN
8/9 High Ball SAFE
9/10 Riot Act SAFE
10 Czech Point THIRD

Notes

  • Jenn received $20,000 from the Blue Team bank account.

Rivals

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 High Dive SAFE
2 Car Crusher SAFE
3 Sync or Swim SAFE
4 Hammock Crawl SAFE
5 Against the Current WIN
6 Catch and Release SAFE
7 Sawed Off SAFE
8/9 Bombs Away SAFE
9/10 Final Challenge THIRD

Notes

  • Jenn & Mandi were disqualified on Day 1 of the final challenge, after taking too long to complete the "Pile Up" and "Re-creation Campsite" checkpoints. When daylight ran out, producers informed Jenn and Mandi that advancing to the "Final Feast" checkpoint would be too dangerous to attempt in the dark.

Trivia

  • Jenn, Cheyenne Floyd, Devin Walker, Kenny Santucci, Nelson Thomas, and Robin Hibbard are the only contestants to reach a Final Challenge without winning a daily challenge or elimination during the season.
  • Jenn and Mandi Moyer are the only contestants to be disqualified from a Final Challenge.
  • Jenn holds the record for the most appearances in a Final Challenge, without winning, by a female contestant with four.

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