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Darnell Baldy Mcadams from "The Hero" is one of the contestants in the TNT action-packed reality competition series. He works as a field service technician repairing scales in Vancouver, Washington. He says, "If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.

A committed husband and father of two, Darnell Baldy Mcadams is now going to be asked to exhibit raw strength and courage beyond anything he's ever imagined. He believes he is a hero to his family for grinding it out day in and day
Darnell Baldy Mcadams in "The Hero"
Darnell Baldy Mcadams The Hero
out without any complaints. Growing up as an Air Force brat, Darnell moved around a lot as a kid, which allowed him to develop the ability to adapt to many different types of people and places.

Here is an interview with Darnell ("The Hero"):

What do you think it means to be a hero?

To put someone else before yourself.

What's the most important quality that a hero must possess?


When did you first realize you have what it takes to be a hero?

I'm still not sure I've come to that realization.

What's your biggest strength?

Loyalty to those I love.

What's your biggest weakness?

Sometimes I overreact too quickly.

You vs. The Rock: What would be the outcome? 

In a game of chess I'll whoop his ass!

If your life was an action movie, what would it be called?

"Fighting the Good Fight."

What are three things you couldn't live without?

Family, Sports, Music.

What's your biggest fear?


Describe your most hero-like moment.

Every day when I come home from work and my girls are happy to see me!

What's your guilty pleasure?

Greasy and fried food.

What accomplishment in life are you the most proud of?

Getting married and starting a family.

What's your biggest motivator?

Wife and kids.

Who's your hero?

My Pops was and still is my hero.

What would be your theme song?

"Sunshine" by Lupe Fiasco.

Why did you want to be on this show?

To step outside of my comfort zone.

What gets your adrenaline pumping (e.g. are you a skydiver? Whitewater rafter? Afraid of public speaking, etc.) 

Watching and playing sports.


Where does Darnell Baldy Mcadams live? Find out here.

Age: ∼35 years old
Current Residence: Vancouver, WA

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