J.P. Calderon

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John Paul "J.P." Calderon (born September 5 1975 ) is a professional volleyball player and reality television participant. He is best known on television as a contestant on the controversial racially segregated Survivor: Cook Islands, the 13th season of the CBS reality show.

Calderon grew up in Marina del Rey, California. He went to school at California State University, Long Beach, where he played for the school's nationally ranked men's volleyball team. He graduated with a degree in speech communication in 2000.

Calderon was an assistant coach for the Long Beach State University women's volleyball team for five years. He began his professional volleyball career in 2004 and became a nationally ranked Association of Volleyball Professionals player.

On Survivor: Cook Islands, Calderon started off as a member of the Hispanic "Aitutaki" tribe. After the tribes were merged he became a member of the "Rarotonga" tribe. Calderon was the fourth cast member voted off.

In 2007 Calderon joined the cast of The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency. Stating that he had long dreamed of being a model, Calceron came to an open casting call held in the first episode of season 2. He was called back in episode 2 and signed to the agency. Previews for upcoming episodes show Calderon being approached to appear on the cover of Instinct magazine, a magazine that requires that its male cover models be openly gay, although his response to the offer has not yet been revealed on the show.

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