Clarence Black - Survivor: Africa
Clarence Black on social media: twitter
Seasons: 1 | Days: 21 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 0

Survivor: Africa (2001) - 10th place, 7th out.

  • Voted out in Episode 7, "Will There Be A Feast Tonight?" (Day 21).

Clarence Black - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S3: Africa 0.87 2.81 0.31 3 12 4 0.65 1.31 - - - 0.96 2.18
Career 0.87 2.81 0.31 3 12 4 0.65 1.31 - - - 0.96 2.18
Clarence Black - Challenge record
  • S3 logo Africa challenges
    Distress Signal - Ep3 IC
    Movin' On Up - Ep4 IC

    Tribal/team challenge record (5-for-11):

    • Africa Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Trail Blazer" - Helps push the cart, climbs the cliff. Thanks to Diane's collapse, Boran loses.
    • Africa Ep. 2 RC: "Stairway to the Stars" - Carries the poles, but thanks to falling Kim J, Boran loses again.
    • Africa Ep. 2 IC: "Safari Supper" - Drinks his first-round shot, then Kelly loses the tiebreaker. Boran loses again.
    • Africa Ep. 3 RC: "Rock 'n Roll" - Helps roll the boulder, and finally, Boran wins one.
    • Africa Ep. 3 IC: "Distress Signal" - Thanks to not camouflaging their SOS with their boma, Boran wins.
    • Africa Ep. 4 RC: "Caught in the Web" - Matched up against Silas, but thanks to more falling Kim J, Boran loses.
    • Africa Ep. 4 IC: "Movin' on Up" - Boran, stacked with beefy dudes, wins easily.
    • Africa Ep. 5 RC: "Get Your Goat" - Now with New Boran, which wins.
    • Africa Ep. 5 IC: "Puzzle of Shields" - New Boran "loses" as Ethan & Mama Kim throw the IC to boot Silas.
    • Africa Ep. 6 RC: "Africa 102" - Boran loses.
    • Africa Ep. 6 IC: "Spear-It Hunt" - Boran wins at flaming arrows.


    When It Rains, It Pours - Ep7 IC
    When It Rains, It Pours - Ep7 IC

    Individual challenge record (0-for-1): (Mean % finish: 90%)

    • Africa, Ep. 7 IC: "When It Rains, It Pours" - Has to rock-paper-scissors Teresa at the 6-hr mark; loses (2nd/10).


    Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):

    • None.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 5
    Played: 11
    Win%: 0.45
    Sat out: 0
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 0
    Played: 1
    Win%: 0.00
    Mean% Finish: 90%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Clarence Black - Tribal Council record
  • S3 logo Africa Tribal
    Ep1 Tribal Council
    Ep2 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • Africa: None.


    VFB - Votes for the person booted (3/4):


    VAP - Votes against (12):

    • Africa, Ep. 1: Two votes, from Diane and Tom.
    • Africa, Ep. 2: Two votes, from Jessie and Tom.
    • Africa, Ep. 7: Eight votes, from Ethan, Kim J., Lex, Tom, Kim P., Frank, Brandon, and Kelly (voted out, 8-2).


    Jury votes made (0/0):

    • Africa: None.
Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: 0
    Votes voided: --
  • Voting record
    VFB: 3
    Tribals: 4
    VAP: 12
  • Jury votes
    Made: 0
    For winners: --
    Received: --
Clarence Black - Pictures
  • S3 logo Africa image gallery
Clarence Black - Interviews
  • S3 logo Africa interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • None?


    Post-game interviews

    • (11/23/01): "Clarence Hits the Road"
    • Jessica Shaw at (11/29/01): "Clarence talks about cow's blood and posing nude"
    • SurvivorOz podcast interview (4/3/12): "Clarence Black interview"
Clarence Black - Bio
  • S3 logo Africa bio

    From his official CBS Survivor: Africa cast bio page:


    "Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan by his mother Mae, Clarence Black is currently a high school basketball coach. He attended Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine. Black earned a college basketball scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies at Hillsdale College in Michigan.


    While at Hillsdale, Black played basketball and founded the Tod Phister Memorial Basketball Tournament, which raises money to support cancer research in honor of a fellow teammate who passed away. After graduating, he worked as a stockbroker and financial planner, but decided the profession wasn't for him.


    Clarence Black is a member of the Detroit County Alumni Council and a member of the Board of Directors for Wise Steward Ministries Youth Education Program. He describes himself as competitive, loyal and silly. His birth date is December 21."