National University




Alum is Contestant on The Amazing Race

An alumus from the School of Business and Management, is a participant this season in the CBS television show, "The Amazing Race."

J.J. Carrell (MS, Organizational Leadership, 2011) is the supervisor of a 40-man unit with the U.S. Border Patrol that patrols the coastline from Camp Pendleton to Ventura County. He said that he was able to apply the lessons he learned at National University to his appearance as a contestant on the popular series, which runs Sundays at 8 p.m.

Now in its 12th Season, "The Amazing Race" pits two-man teams in a race around the world via multiple modes of transportation. Clues provided in each leg of the race lead the teams to their next destination or direct them to perform certain tasks.

The first episode featuring Mr. Carrell and his Border Patrol partner aired on February 19th. To view their introductory clip, click here.