A local grad will get up close and personal with legendary game show host Alex Trebek.
Emmett Robinson, a 2007 Cedarville University graduate, will appear on “Jeopardy!” on Wednesday, April 19.
The show airs weekdays in the Dayton area at 7:30 p.m. on WDTN channel 2.
Robinson, also a Harvard Law School graduate, told Cedarville that being on Jeopardy made him both excited and nervous.
“The hardest part of being on the show was using the buzzer,” Robinson said as part of a press release from the university. “Hitting it at the right time is much harder than you would think.”
Now a business attorney in Cleveland, Robinson lives in
He first took the online test to be on “Jeopardy!” while a student at Cedarville.
He repeatedly took the test until being invited to audition in October of 2015.
He was selected for the show in December and traveled to Culver City, California to tape the show the following January. Several family members watched him in the studio audience.
Robinson told the Mansfield News Journal that his girlfriend helped him study and attorney friends quizzed him.
"They were excited for me, some were jealous," he told the newspaper.
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