Amazing Race 16 Contestant Bios: Jody and Shannon

amazing-race-16-contestant-bios-jody-shannonAmazing Race Season 16

Relationship: Grandmother/Granddaughter

Jody Kelly

Age: 71
Hometown: Round Rock, Texas
Connection to your Teammate: Grandmother
Current Occupation: Personal Trainer

Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Communicating and working together as a team.

What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other than winning one million bucks)? As the oldest person who has ever participated in the Race, I hope to show that age is more than a number.

Shannon Foster

Age: 22
Hometown: Georgetown, Texas
Connection to your Teammate: Granddaughter
Current Occupation: Healthcare Outreach Contract Analyst

Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Making quick decisions without my Mom acting as a middleman.

What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other than winning one million bucks)? To get a chance to travel with my grandma and to have an opportunity to practice making decisions in a fast-paced and competitive environment.

Next: Joe and Heidi

Photo credit: CBS



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