Jeff Paine Jeopardy Contestant Stats & Bio: Age, Job, Family

Find out everything you need to know about Jeff Paine, a Jeopardy Contestant first appearing on Season 39 of the show airing on February 13, 2023!

Jeff Paine Jeopardy Contestant Profile – Biography & Profession

Jeff Paine is a Retired Army Officer from Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Jeff will be first competing on the February 13, 2023 episode against two day returning champion Mira Hayward, a Writer from Portland, Oregon.  He also faces Kendra Westerhaus, a Licensed Psychologist from Pocatello, Idaho. Tonight’s final Jeopardy is as follows – ““Cistern” and “Reservoir” were substituted names for a secret invention, but the British preferred this less clumsy monosyllable”. He got the answer – “tank”, but unfortunately, still finished in second place to Kendra with a total of $26,000!

NameJeff Paine
ResidenceColorado Springs, Colorado
ProfessionRetired Army Officer

Current Job
  • Executive Program Manager at Silverthread, Inc (Jan 2023 – Present)
Former Jobs
  • Corporate Fellow with Hiring our Heroes (Sep 2022 – Nov 2022)
  • US Army (Jun 1996 – Jun 2022)
    • Senior Director, Integration of Operations and Services (Jul 2020 – Jun 2022)
    • Director, Special Programs for Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • Graduate Student, National War College Class of 2017
    • Director, Training Support Operations
    • Deputy Senior Operations Director (Chief of Current Operations)
    • Deputy Director
    • Student, Command and General Staff Officer Course
    • Leader Development Officer/Senior Manager
    • Student, Eisenhower Leader Development Program
    • Senior Manager
    • Student, Maneuver Captains Career Course
    • Operations Manager
    • Army Officer, Initial Entry Training
  • United States Military Academy at West Point – BS, Aerospace Engineering
  • Columbia University – MA, Organizational Psychology and Leader Development
  • National Defense University – MS, National Security Strategy
Biography/More DetailsSays “I can make it” as a family motto even when buying it would be better
Relationships & Family – Married/DatingMarried with family

Jeff Paine Jeopardy Results & Statistics

Looking to find out how Jeff Paine did on Jeopardy tonight? Scroll down below to find out their final scores after each round as well as their competitor results!

DateReturning ChampionContestantContestant
Monday, 13 February 2023Mira Hayward
Portland, Oregon
2 Day Winnings of $37,000

Final Score: $10,800
Round 2 Score: $14,800
Round 1 Score: $5,600
Kendra Westerhaus
Licensed Psychologist
Pocatello, Idaho

Winning Score: $29,601
Round 2 Score: $18,000
Round 1 Score: $5,800
Jeff Paine
Retired Army Officer
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Final Score: $26,000
Round 2 Score: $13,000
Round 1 Score: $5,000

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