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CJ Duffie Bio, Age, Dating, Family, Job, Survive the Raft

Discovery Channel’s newest Survive the Raft sees nine contestants set sail on a ship called the Acali II for 21 days. The group of strangers has to live and work together in the social experiment designed by the show’s makers. CJ Duffie, who we are going to talk about now, is one of the contenders on the show. Keep reading this ‘CJ Duffie Bio’ and we shall tell you all about his age, dating life, family background, job, Survive the Raft journey, and more.

CJ Duffie On Survive the Raft

Survive the Raft premiered on 30 July 2023, promising there will be nine episodes in total. Of course, they said, viewers may also watch the show on catch-up via the Discovery+ app.

CJ Duffie, like everyone on the show, has been excited about people watching his journey on the show. He has been promoting the show on his social media or in any other way. Just lately, he took to his IG to tell people to tune in to see if nine strangers from wildly different backgrounds can work together for the common good.

Viewers were told that CJ, in addition to having extensive knowledge about fish species, about knowing how to catch, clean, and cook them with minimal gear, is used to gravitating towards “real and down to earth” people. He was also introduced as someone very aware of what it’s like to meet people from all walks of life and quickly get them to work together.

CJ Duffie Job

CJ Duffie is a marine biologist. As one, he has worked internationally on boats for months at a time, with a small, often disparate crew. So, he was used to the adventures he was put on Survive the Raft. To the cameras on this show, he also revealed that he has 20 years of freediving experience all over the world, clocking over 17,500 hours underwater in 2022 alone.

CJ is the business owner at Speared in Fort Myers, Florida, a free-dive instructor at PADI since 2017, and an owner-operator at Neritic Diving as of September 2015. Neritic Diving, among these, was originally founded in September 2015 by father and son duo: CJ and his dad.

While in the past, he worked for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. In 2016, he got enrolled in the Business Management program at Florida Gulf Coast University. A year before, he had graduated as a Marine biology graduate from the same university.

Is CJ Duffie Dating Anyone?

On his Facebook, CJ Duffie had cited his relationship status as ‘single’ as of 2023.

CJ Duffie Age

Charles Duffie was born in 1992. So, he reached the age of 31 in 2023.

CJ Duffie Family

CJ’s mother is Joy-Anna Duffie. Per Facebook, she has been working at C J Aviation while living in Miami, Florida. CJ originally hails from Middletown, Connecticut, and can be found on IG @mamaduffie.

CJ ocassionally mentions her on social media. On 27 February 2022, for instance, CJ took a break from diving to hang out with his mom for her birthday. They caught a couple of smaller Yellowfin Tuna, did a few hikes, saw a few waterfalls, and ate a lot of food. And later that day, CJ talked about it on a social media post. He also showed a clip of his mom fighting her first Yellowfin Tuna.

CJ’s father is Charlie “Charles” Duffie and he has been the founder of C J Aviation, Inc (since February 1989). A look at IG @cj_aviation, and one can tell that C J Aviation is the manufacturer and distributor of overhaul facilities for fuel, smoke, and hydraulic pumps.

Charlie of Homestead, Florida turned 60 years old in November 2022. He specializes in Aeronautical and mechanical engineering, machining, and design for over 30 years.

In his family, CJ also has a sister named Leslie Duffie Muchnick. She is a University of Florida alumni and has been working as a NICU RN at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital since 3 December 2018. Earlier, on 7 January 2023, she married Ryan Muchnick, a fellow University of Florida alumni and MIA.

Leslie is younger than CJ as she turned 29 in 2023

CJ also briefly mentioned an uncle named Jim Duffie.

How Tall Is CJ Duffie?

CJ Duffie stands above 5’11” in height.

Related FAQs

  • When Is CJ Duffie’s Birthday?

CJ Duffie’s birthday is on January 24th and that makes him Aquarius.

  • Where Is CJ Duffie From?

CJ Duffie originally hails from Miami, Florida. As of 2023 though, he had been residing in Fort Myers, Florida.

  • Is CJ Duffie On Instagram And Facebook?

Yes. CJ Duffie can be found on IG @cjduffie2, whereas as of 31 July 2023, there were 965 posts and 30.8K followers. Plus, on his ‘Charles CJ Duffie’ Facebook, he was followed by some 4.9K friends.

Likewise, on his YouTube channel, he also invited people to follow him along as he travels all over the world teaching others how to dive deeper, safer, and hunt big fish in remote locations.

On these platforms, CJ has also invited people to join him in one of these expeditions and to not hesitate to reach out. “If you don’t know how to free dive or spearfish, don’t worry, I can teach you”, he has said.

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