Briefcase Model #4

Brenda Lowe

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Hometown: Miami, FL
Instagram: @brendalowe_

You might know her from…

"Survivor: Nicaragua" and "Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites"


What is the most adventurous thing you've ever done?

Being stranded on an island twice was epic and grueling, but nothing can compare to the adventure of giving birth to my son at home.

What is one thing motherhood taught you?

More than anything, children learn by your example. I have to always show good character by being courageous, using my head and learning how to process emotions intelligently because my little boy is watching and processing everything. I'm grateful for this role and the added responsibility.


What is one thing that made you the person you are today?

Growing up in a multicultural home (my mom is from Bolivia and my dad is from Hong Kong) in a multicultural city (Miami) has given me a very open view of the world and the diverse group of people in it. Because of this, I'm always curious to learn about different cultures and other people in general.


More than anything, children learn by your example.
Brenda Lowe
Briefcase Model #4
If you could have dinner with 3 people dead or alive who would they be?

Sheryl Sandberg, Esther Perel, and Antoni Gaudí.

If you could be someone else for one day who would it be?

An Amazonian jungle woman exploring, hunting and cooking in her natural wild habitat.

Do you or have you ever owned a business?

Yes, one of the first paddleboard businesses in Miami called "Paddleboard Miami."

Do you speak another language? If so, what languages do you speak?

Spanish and a little Mandarin, though my Chinese family speaks Cantonese.

If you had to pick one other briefcase model to be on a deserted island with who would you pick and why?

Katie - because we've already been great friends for 6+ years and she's one of the sweetest, most responsible and dependable people I know! It'll just be another adventure to add to our list together.