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Leo & Jamal

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Relationship Cousins
Teammates Leo Temory
Jamal Zadran

Season 23
Place 4th
Average Age 26
Average Placing 3.81

Season All-Stars (2014)
Place 4th
Average Age 26.5
Average Placing 3.73

Leo & Jamal are a team of cousins on the 23rd season of The Amazing Race, and the second all-star season of The Amazing Race.

TeamEdit

Leo TemoryEdit

  • Age: 26 (Season 23), 27 (All-Stars)
  • Hometown: Los Angeles
  • Connection to your teammate: Cousin
  • Current occupation: Entrepreneur/Restaurateur
  • Describe what you do: I own and operate a restaurant and recently opened a bar/lounge.
  • 3 words to describe you: Smart, funny and friendly.
  • Favorite hobbies: Hiking, traveling, tennis and cooking.
  • What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Climbing Mt. Whitney, the highest summit in the contiguous United States, with no prior experience.
  • What famous person reminds you of yourself? Bill Gates
  • What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Kobe Bryant
  • What scares you most about traveling? Missing my flight or a bad taxi.
  • What excites you most about traveling? Meeting and interacting with different cultures.
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: Sometimes my cousin doesn’t listen or take my advice or direction to heart. I want to show him that I mean well and have him listen and be patient with me.
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: That he is very secretive and sometimes isn’t serious enough.
  • What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Venezuela, because the women are beautiful in South America.
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? I hope to become closer to my cousin and show the entire world that Afghans are great, fun people and not just what we are portrayed in the media.

Jamal ZadranEdit

  • Age: 26 (Season 23), 26 (All-Stars)
  • Hometown: Los Angeles
  • Connection to your teammate: Cousin
  • Current occupation: CEO/Owner of Z.I.G. (Zadran Investment Group)
  • Describe what you do: I manage and operate Zadran Investment Group (Z.I.G.) where we own our own Independent Dealership to sell cars to the public. Z.I.G. also buys and flips homes in the Southern California area and operates as a Reality Firm to the Public. Part of my Investment Group also manages Equity Portfolios with trading of stocks, bonds and forex, and options.
  • 3 words to describe you: Persistent, confident and energetic.
  • Favorite hobbies: Jet skiing, paintball and boogie boarding.
  • What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Working in Afghanistan for two years with the U.S. Military.
  • What famous person reminds you of yourself? Kobe Bryant – competitor and champion.
  • What famous person reminds you of your teammate? Albert Einstein – his ideas are efficient and usually right.
  • What scares you most about traveling? A bird hitting the aircraft and the plane crashing.
  • What excites you most about traveling? Seeing the different cultural customs people have and being able to try it out with them if allowed. To interact with and actually leave a life-lasting memory to somebody across the world would give me a feeling of making some type of difference in their life even if it’s only for a short time.
  • Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on The Race together: We need to trust one another more often and not be too stubborn. Sometimes we may need to agree to disagree and not bicker a lot.
  • Pet peeve about your teammate: He’s very sensitive to things I may say to him or when I critique him.
  • What country and place would you most like to visit and why? Kenya, because of the natural wildlife. I’m a big cat fanatic and love the characteristics. To see them in the wild would be nice.
  • What do you hope to accomplish by running The Race (other than winning one million bucks)? To have more patience with one another and get through all challenges and obstacles with Leo. Though it will be difficult, the ultimate feeling should be worth it.

Season 23Edit

  • Leg 1: 7th
  • Leg 2: 2nd
  • Leg 3: 6th
  • Leg 4: 4th
  • Leg 5: 6th
  • Leg 6: 3rd
  • Leg 7: 1st
  • Leg 8: 4th
  • Leg 9: 1st
  • Leg 10: 4th (Non-Elimination)
Leo Jamal Eliminated

Leo & Jamal were eliminated from the race in 4th place


All-Stars (2014)Edit

  • Leg 1: 5th
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    All Stars intro cap

  • Leg 2: 7th
    2411-LeoJamalEliminated

    Leo & Jamal were eliminated from the race in 4th place for the second time.

  • Leg 3: 3rd
  • Leg 4: 3rd
  • Leg 5: 4th
  • Leg 6: 1st
  • Leg 7: 5th
  • Leg 8: 3rd
  • Leg 9: 3rd
  • Leg 10: 3rd
  • Leg 11: 4th (Eliminated)

VideosEdit

The Amazing Race - Meet Leo and Jamal02:35

The Amazing Race - Meet Leo and Jamal


Memorable MomentsEdit

Season 23Edit

  • Arrived in 1st on Leg 2, but could not be checked in as they didn't pay their cab fare. By the time they paid it and returned to the mat, Chester & Ephraim arrived, dropping them to 2nd place.
  • Lied to the other teams about U-Turning Brandon & Adam.
  • Survived being U-Turned twice. (1st U-Turned by Tim & Danny in Leg 5, 2nd U-Turned by Nicole & Travis in Leg 8)
  • Not giving Nicole help in the Roadblock in leg 9 at Indonesia by destroying the traditional Indonesian Xylophone due to the fact that Nicole & Travis U-Turned them on Leg 8.
  • An alliance with Ally & Ashley, whom they call their "race wives," and rivalry with Tim & Danny, eventual final three teams Jason & Amy, Tim & Marie and Nicole & Travis.
  • Eliminated after Leo struggling on the Robot Roadblock in Japan despite they overcoming their Speed Bump.

All-Stars (2014)Edit

  • Beating out Jet & Cord in the footrace in leg 6 to win the leg.
  • Receiving a third U-Turn from Dave & Connor.
  • Alliance with Dave & Connor and Caroline & Jennifer to form The Accidental Alliance.
  • Jamal injuring his knee in the Detour on Leg 10
  • Eliminated after getting lost on the way to the Detour, then losing a race to the Pit Stop to Brendon & Rachel

RecordsEdit

FranchiseEdit

AmericanEdit

  • First male team of cousins.
  • 2nd team to be U-Turned twice in the same season (after Joey & Meghan)
  • First team to survive being U-Turned multiple times.

Season 23Edit

  • Last all-male team standing.
  • Last same-gender team standing.
  • Only team to survive U-Turn.

All-Stars (2014)Edit

  • Only team from Season 23.
  • Last male team to be eliminated.
  • One of three teams to finish the race in a same place as they did in their last season.

TriviaEdit

External linksEdit






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