By Dalton Ross
February 20, 2018 at 11:30 AM EST
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Michael Yerger is 18-years-old. Michael Yerger also does not look 18-years-old. That is clear just by seeing him. But I will tell you nothing else about Michael Yerger, except that he is one of 20 players that will be competing on Survivor: Ghost Island (which premieres Feb. 28 on CBS).

Instead, Michael will tell you everything he can about himself in 60 seconds, and he will attempt to do it without cursing. Will he succeed? Watch the video above to find out. Oh, and I lied: We’ll tell you plenty more about Michael via his official bio below, so feel free to also peruse that at your leisure.

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Name: Michael Yerger
Age: 18
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
Current Residence: Los Angeles
Occupation: Real Estate Agent

Personal Claim to Fame: Earning Eagle Scout, the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting Program of the Boy Scouts of America.

Inspiration in Life: The strong desire to use my inherent abilities to leave a positive impact on this earth when I am gone.

Hobbies: Health, fitness, luxury and exotic cars, outdoor activities (camping, hiking, swimming), traveling, concerts/festivals, and architecture/design.

Pet Peeves: Incompetent drivers, negativity, and rain/cold.

3 Words to Describe You: Energetic, slick, and resilient.

If You Could Have 3 Things on the Island What Would They Be and Why? Hot sauce, boomerang, Skittles.

SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: Malcolm Freberg — I’d be inwardly strategic and aggressive but outwardly friendly and easy-going.

Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: To become the youngest sole survivor ever.

Why You Think You’ll “Survive” SURVIVOR: Because I’m a people person. I’ve always preferred to spend my time around others over being alone. I feel as though I can relate to those of all ages from all walks of life in some way in order to form common ground.

For a crazy amount of coverage of the upcoming season, check out our Survivor hub and follow Dalton on Twitter @DaltonRoss.

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