Jennings wore Trebek’s cufflinks on Monday’s episode and said they’re the only cufflinks he owns.
“I feel like he’s probably in the building somewhere,” Ken Jennings said in a video released on Jeopardy!’s Facebook. He was reflecting on the life of Alex Trebek who died from pancreatic cancer just one year ago.
As the Jeopardy! family and fans reach the one-year mark, one thing is for sure, Trebek is greatly missed.
In the video, Jennings talked about what Trebek meant to him and shared a story about a gift he received from Trebek’s wife, Jean Currivan Trebek, following the iconic game show host’s death.
“It’s hard not to talk about him in the present tense,” Jennings said in the video, saying he can feel his presence in the Jeopardy! studio.
Jennings will be hosting Jeopardy! starting this week while Mayim Bialik is out, he said in a tweet from his official Twitter account.
“Always an honor …