Jake O’Kane, a 26-year-old attorney from Hanson, Massachusetts, embodies the qualities of boisterousness, wile, and persistence. Jake is a member of the Belo tribe. His motivation to join Survivor is a tribute to his life’s achievements, including graduating law school while holding two jobs and transforming his lifestyle by losing 80 lbs. Jake’s preparation for the game draws parallels with his dedication to studying for the bar exam, requiring endurance, self-control, and respect for challenges. He identifies with Wendell’s logical and creative approach to life, hoping to emulate it in the game. In an alliance partner, he seeks someone to complement his weaknesses and build trust with those who keep their distance, relying on his social skills and intelligence to navigate the game.