3 Central Floridians star in 36th season of 'Survivor'

Sebastian Noel, 22,; Stephanie Gonzalez, 26,; Morgan Ricke 29 to compete


ORLANDO, Fla. – The 36th season of "Survivor" starts Feb. 28, and this year, you can root for three Central Florida contestants from Ocala and Melbourne.

Sebastian Noel, 22, of Melbourne will be joining the Naviti tribe (Purple team) along with fellow Central Floridian 29-year-old Morgan Ricke of Orlando. The two will be joined by 26-year-old Stephanie Gonzalez of Ocala via Puerto Rico will be joining the Malolo tribe (Orange team) on this "Ghost Island" theme with a focus on bad decisions of past players and how to reverse the curse.

Read Sebastian Noel's bio, here. WATCH: Meet Survivor 36 Castaway Sebastian Noel


Read Stephanie Gonzalez's bio, here. WATCH: Meet Survivor 36 Castaway Stephanie Gonzalez


Read Morgan Ricke's bio, here. WATCH: Meet Survivor 36 Castaway Morgan Ricke


Noel and Ricke auditioned last year alongside hundreds of others at Port Canaveral during an event hosted by News 6.

Watch "Survivor" every Wednesday night on News 6 WKMG.