In the final episode of Survivor: Panama - Exile Island Bruce voted for Danielle.
With Bruce's medical emergency in the April 20, 2006 episode of Survivor: Panama - Exile Island, he became the second castaway to leave the game due to health problems.
Bruce is a third generation Japanese American.
In the An Emerging Plan episode of Survivor: Panama - Exile Island, Bruce had his lip cut and a tooth chipped by a machete while the men were building a shelter for the tribe.
In the episode Crazy Fight, Snake Dinner on Survivor: Panama - Exile Island, Bruce was sent to Exile Island for a second time.
Bruce has been an art teacher at Simi Valley High School for the past 34 years.
Bruce is a 5th degree black belt in karate.
He was the second castaway to be sent to Exile Island on Survivor: Panama -Exile Island.