While there are still questions about who will take over as the next host of Jeopardy, fans of the show recently learned about the wish of the late Alex Trebek, who recommended CNN legal analyst Laura Coates to replace him.

As Blavity previously reported, Trebek made the recommendation in a 2018 TMZ interview.

While Coates has been in the public spotlight for many years, some are now learning about the CNN analyst. Here are five things to know about the Minnesota native.