'Jeopardy!' Power Players announced: Celebrities to compete for charities of choice
Collectively, this year's Jeopardy! Power Players have earned 21 Emmys, eight Peabodys, four Pulitzer Prizes and a Grammy Award.
Anderson Cooper, a journalist, author and host of his own talk show on ABC, will donate any winnings from the game to the Trevor Project, an organization that works to prevent suicide among gay youth. Cooper graduated from Yale University in 1989 and has reported stories from New Orleans, Africa, Sri Lanka and Iraq.