Official CBS.com Survivor: Palau bio
page excerpts (1/26/05):
"Born in California, Kimberly Mullen was raised in Huber
Heights, Ohio. She attended Ohio State University, where she
received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies
with a concentration in Middle Eastern studies. She also
minored in psychology and political science. She is
currently a graduate student at Wright State University,
where she is pursuing a Master of Humanities en route to a
Ph.D. in political science. She also works part-time as a
government contractor for H.J. Ford/Department of Defense.
Mullen has previously worked as a recruiter, non-profit
fundraiser, teacher and model, having lived in Atlanta,
Miami Beach and Athens during modeling assignments. She
represented Ohio in the 2002 Miss USA Pageant.
Mullen enjoys working out, socializing and sailing. She
describes herself as spontaneous, intelligent and
calculating. She is most proud of learning Arabic after the
tragedy of September 11, 2001, in order to get a worldly
perspective on reports coming in from the Middle East and
has incorporated this knowledge into her studies. She hopes
to continue to work in the non-profit sector while working
towards her goal of becoming a professor of political
science and an international organization consultant. She is
a passionate supporter of raising awareness for ovarian
cancer and human rights issues worldwide.
Mullen, who is currently single, remains in Huber Heights
and Columbus, Ohio. Her birth date is March 13, 1979."