The Amazing Race 2015 Meet Jelani Roy Bio and Videos

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Meet Jelani Roy from New York, NY, who will race around the world on the upcoming season of The Amazing Race 2015. Watch The Amazing Race premiere on Wednesday, February 25 at 9:30/8:30c!

The Amazing Race is returning for a special season with a total of 11 teams racing around the globe for the opportunity to win the $1 million dollar prize.  This season will feature 11 new teams of all dating duos with a twist: six who are preexisting couples, and five duos who will meet for the very first time at the starting line when they are set up on the most extreme blind date ever.

The Amazing Race 2015 Meet the Contestants

Name: Jelani Roy
Age: 32
Hometown: New York, NY
Relationship Status: Single

Current occupation: Lawyer

Describe what you do: I currently have an equity interest in an internet startup where I negotiate deals with Fortune 500 companies. I’m also a sports agent.

Three words to describe you: Loyal, intelligent and fun.

Favorite hobbies: Playing/watching sports, cooking and bar hopping.

What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Passing the New York bar exam the first time I took it.

What scares you most about traveling? Nothing

What excites you most about traveling? Seeing new places and interacting with the people from there.

How many serious relationships have you been in? Three serious relationships.

What are your deal-breakers in a relationship? They have to be compassionate.

What are the top three qualities you are looking for in a mate? Pretty, laid back and fun.

What are three turn-offs or pet peeves in a mate? Smokers (but learn to tolerate it), being mean and high maintenance.

Who is your celebrity crush? Emilia Clarke (Khaleesi from “Game of Thrones”).

What famous person reminds you of yourself? I get Taye Diggs a lot.

What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Antarctica, because it one of the few remaining mostly untouched places on earth.

Meet Jelani Roy in his Amazing Race videos on page 2!!

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