|United States of America|
|Date of birth||Christoval, Tom Green County, Texas, U.S.A.|
|Education||Texas Tech University|
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After being placed on the tribe Ogakor, he quickly formed a bond with fellow castaways Amber Brkich, Jerri Manthey, and Mitchell Olson. Near the end of the competition, he won the final immunity challenge, over former allies Wesson and Famie.
At Survivor: America's Tribal Council, Donaldson was voted by an online poll as the "sexiest male castaway" out of all players from the first eight seasons. He quickly became an outsider, after forming an alliance with ex-Survivor: Palau players Tom Westman and Stephenie LaGrossa, who were both eliminated within the tribe's first four Tribal Councils. After Villain Parvati Shallow gave hidden immunity idols to allies Sandra Diaz-Twine and Donaldson's Australian Outback tribemate Jerri Manthey, his own ally and fellow Hero J. T. Thomas was eliminated, giving the former Villain tribe members the advantage in numbers.
He cast his jury vote for the season's winner, Diaz-Twine, along with Courtney Yates and Heroes tribemates, Thomas, Amanda Kimmel, Candice Woodcock, and Rupert Boneham over Shallow and Russell Hantz. In the official issue of CBS Watch magazine, commemorating the 15th anniversary of Survivor in 2015, all three of Donaldson's seasons were voted by viewers as being among the top ten greatest seasons of all time - All-Stars came in sixth, Australia came in fourth, and Heroes vs. Villains was ranked #1. Personal life Donaldson inspired Survivor: Caramoan contestant Sherri Biethman to name her son after him.