Alison Purcell Wiki: Get To Know The Jeopardy Contestant

Alison Purcell is a senior at the University of Texas at Austin. She will be competing in Jeopardy! High School Reunion Tournament.


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The 14-day tournament has begun on 20 February 2023. Out of 27 former contestants, the winner will get a $100,000 grand prize and a spot on Jeopardy!’s Tournament of Champions. 

Purcell will appear along with two more contestants;  Avi Gupta, a Senior at Stanford University from Portland, Oregon, and Jack Izzo, a Senior at Northwestern University from San Diego, California.

As a high school student, she competed in the 2019 Jeopardy! Teen Tournament. She finished up being a quarterfinalist in the tournament and won $5,000.

Get to know the new Jeopardy tournament contestant Alison Purcell’s wiki, age, education, family, job, and personal life details here.

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Alison Purcell Wiki, Age & Education

Purcell is in her early 20s. She was in her teens when she participated in the 2019 Jeopardy! Teen Tournament.

Hailing from Bellaire, Texas, she attended Condit Elementary and Pin Oak Middle School there. Moreover, she graduated from Carnegie Vanguard High School in 2019.

Alison is now pursuing her bachelor’s degree at The University of Texas at Austin. There, she is a Plan II Honors and Health Science scholar.

Who Are Alison Purcell’s Parents? Inside Her Family Life

Alison is the eldest daughter of parents Ari Purcell and Heather Greenberg Purcell. Her father Ari serves as the President at Cape Lion Commercial Real Estate in Bellaire, Texas.


Alison Purcell in a family picture with her parents and sister. (Source: Ari’s Facebook)

Moreover, he is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin which his daughter is attending now. There, he earned BBA in Business Honors & Marketing in 1995.

Purcell has a younger sister named Dani Purcell. Dani attended Bellaire High School in her hometown.

Alison Purcell Job & Professional Life

Alison’s most recent job was at Texas Children’s Hospital. There, she shadowed the Chief of Infectious Disease from 2015 to 2022.

Prior to that, she worked as a medical assistant at the ENT & Allergy Center of Austin. She was an undergraduate researcher at UT Microbe Hackers from 2020 to 2021.