Rupert Boneham found fame as a survivor on the popular reality TV show where he was voted the most popular player by viewers all across America. He was able to use his celebrity status to call attention to his mentoring program, Rupert’s Kids. He continues to run this program helping young adults adjust to life after incarceration.
Rupert ran for Governor of Indiana in 2012 and made Indiana history by getting more votes than any other third party candidate. His views call for common sense and self-reliance. As an advocate for treatment rather than incarceration for addicts, he works tirelessly to set an example of how hard work and determination can change a life.