Sundra Oakley - Survivor: Cook Islands
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Seasons: 1 | Days: 38 | Wins: 0 | Jury: 1

Survivor: Cook Islands (2006) - 4th place, 17th person out - ninth juror.

  • Voted out in Episode 15, "This Tribe Will Self-Destruct in 5... 4... 3..." (Day 38).
Sundra Oakley - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S13: Cook Islands 1.58 10.57 0.15 8 6 10 0.79 2.24 - - - 0.95 3.82
Career 1.58 10.57 0.15 8 6 10 0.79 2.24 - - - 0.95 3.82
Sundra Oakley- Challenge record
Survivor: Cook Islands - Click links to watch the challenges on YouTube
Ep5 RC - Never Tear Us Apart
Ep9 RC - Barrel of Monkeys

Tribal/team challenge record (8.25*-for-14; 1 sit-out):

  • Cook Islands Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Lock and Load Light" - Hiki finishes dead last (out of 4).
  • Cook Islands Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Tow the Line" - Competes, and Hiki "doesn't" lose! (3rd/4).
  • Cook Islands Ep. 3 IC: "Steeple Chase" - Now with new Aitu, drops out with the other women, and Aitu loses.
  • Cook Islands Ep. 4 RC: "Strung Along" - Aitu wins!
  • Cook Islands Ep. 4 IC: "Mayday" - Part of the fire-building group, and thanks to Cao Boi, Aitu wins again..
  • Cook Islands Ep. 5 RC: "Never Tear Us Apart" - Paired with Candice, drops her weight at 15 lbs, and Aitu loses.
  • Cook Islands Ep. 5 IC: "United We Stand" - Holds up poles, and eventually, Aitu wins.
  • Cook Islands Ep. 6 RC: "Kicking and Screaming" - One of Aitu's pole-grabbers; Aitu wins.
  • Cook Islands Ep. 8 RC: "Smash and Grab" - Sits out for once, as Aitu wins again.
  • Cook Islands Ep. 8 IC: "Stairway to Heaven" - One of Aitu's puzzle-doers, but Raro passes Aitu on it; Aitu loses.
  • Cook Islands Ep. 9 RC: "Barrel of Monkeys" - Rides in the barrel with Becky; Aitu wins!
  • Cook Islands Ep. 9 IC: "Depth Charge" - Defers to Yul's superior targeting system, and Aitu wins again.
  • Cook Islands Ep. 10 RC: "Make Your Point" - Paired with Yul, and once again, Aitu wins.
  • Cook Islands Ep. 10 IC: "South Pacific" - One of Aitu's four swimmers, Aitu wins one last one.

*Note: Third-place finishes in the four-tribe phase of Cook Islands count as a quarter-win.


Ep14 IC - Cannonball Run
Final 4 IC - Self-Destruction

Individual challenge record (0-for-7): (Mean % finish: 41%)

  • Cook Islands Ep. 11 IC:, "Mast Cling On" - Fourth to drop out, after 34 minutes (6th/9).
  • Cook Islands Ep. 12 IC: "Recollection" - Eliminated in the first round (bottom 5/8).
  • Cook Islands Ep. 13 RC: "Pass the Bucket" - Teamed with her mom, not among the leaders (bottom 4/7). Gets reward, anyway.
  • Cook Islands Ep. 13 IC: "Flotsam & Jetsam" - Did not finish collecting her sticks, so somewhere in the bottom five (bottom 5 of 7).
  • Cook Islands Ep. 14 RC: "Mud Run" - Tied with Becky for last place (tie-5th/6).
  • Cook Islands Ep. 14 IC: "Cannonball Run" - Tied with Adam for last place (tie-5th/6).
  • Cook Islands Ep. 15 F5 IC: "Compass Ropes" - Does not win (bottom 4/5).
  • Cook Islands Ep. 15 F4 IC: "Self-Destruction" - Lasts an impressive 2.5 hours, but loses to Ozzy (2nd/4).


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

  • Cook Islands: None.


Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 8.25*
    Played: 14
    Win%: 0.59
    Sat out: 1
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 0
    Played: 7
    Win%: 0.00
    Mean% Finish: 41%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Sundra Oakley - Tribal Council record
Survivor: Cook Islands
Ep13 Tribal Council
F4 Tribal Council

Idols held/played: (0/0)

  • Cook Islands: None.


VFB - Votes for the person booted (8/10):


VAP - Votes against (6):

  • Cook Islands, Ep. 1: Two votes, from Nate and Sekou.
  • Cook Islands, Ep. 14: Two votes, from Adam and Parvati.
  • Cook Islands, Ep. 15 (F4 vote): Two votes, from Yul and Becky (eliminated, 2-2, after losing fire-starting tie-breaker... eventually).


Jury votes made (1/1):

  • Cook Islands, Ep. 15: Voted for Yul Kwon (who won, 5-4-0).


Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: 0
    Votes voided: -
  • Voting record
    VFB: 8
    Tribals: 10
    VAP: 6
  • Jury votes
    Made: 1
    For winners: 1
    Received: --
Sundra Oakley - Pictures
Survivor: Cook Islands image gallery
Sundra Oakley - Interviews
Survivor: Cook Islands

Pre-game interviews


Post-game interviews

  • Staci Krause at (12/19/06): "Exclusive Survivor: Cook Islands Interview: Sundra Oakley"
  • SurvivorOz podcast interview (3/7/13): "Sundra Oakley Interview"


Sundra Oakley - Bio
Survivor: Cook Islands

From her official CBS Survivor: Cook Islands bio page (8/23/06):


"A first generation American, Sundra Oakley was born in Queens, New York to Jamaican parents. Oakley received her Bachelor's Degree from New York University. She also studied at Georgetown University.


Oakley is currently a cocktail waitress at a Hollywood nightclub while pursuing an acting career. She has appeared on CSI: Miami on CBS, Strong Medicine, Sex and the City, several national commercials and has appeared off Broadway.


Oakley's hobbies include dancing, traveling to new countries, reading, kung fu and capoeira, snuggling on the couch with her son to watch a movie and sleep when she can get it. Her favorite sports are running and boxing.


Oakley currently resides in Los Angeles with her son, Carsun and their beta fish, Beta. Her birth date is January 2, 1975."