The Bachelor

Jenna

Age: 27

Occupation: Blogger

Hometown: Loveland, OH

 

Do you like being the center of the attention or do you prefer being more mysterious and why?

This is tough – I love keeping people guessing, yet I madly love to make people laugh.

 

What is your favorite all-time book and why?

“The Unbearable Lightness of Being” – It helped me understand more about people and their tears of life.

 

If you wanted to impress a man what would you do and why?

Approach a man – I think it shows a woman is confident & secure with herself. We are a different generation. I don’t necessarily need to be courted…I like spontaneity…anything goes.

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What’s your worst date memory?

Some guy tried to make a movie out of our date and kiss me in the rain. 

Jamie

Age: 25

Occupation: Registered Nurse

Hometown: Dryden, NY

 

What is your favorite memory from your childhood?

Shocking my 6th grade teacher when I could state all 4 chambers of the heart. I stated the direction the blood flowed and which valves it flowed through.

 

Who is your favorite author?

Danielle Steele or Nora Roberts

 

What is your ideal mates personality like?

Loyal, respectable, funny, approachable, charismatic, honest, hard-working, intelligent, kind, polite and has to have great “father” qualities

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What’s your best date memory?

My first kiss. Tenth grade. Outside under the stars. I felt like I was kissing Brad Pitt.

Jaclyn

Age: 27

Occupation: Advertising Account Manager

Hometown: Newton, MA

 

If you could be someone else for one day, who would it be and why?

Gisele Bundchen – She’s rich, super hot and married to my man Tom Brady.

 

What is your favorite all-time book and why?

The Pact by Jodi Picoult – I love how the outcome leaves you thinking after you have finished the book.

 

Describe your idea of the ultimate date.

Being whisked away to an undisclosed spot! The element of surprise sets an amazing tone for the rest of the date.

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What’s your best date memory?

Post dinner stroll in the city holding hands and being carefree. 

Holly

Age: 34

Occupation: Pharmaceutical Sales Rep

Hometown: Salyersville, KY

 

Who do you admire most in the world and why?

My cousin Melanie – she lost her precious baby boy Andrew to cancer at age two. He was our little angel and I am amazed at how strong she is. She has been a wonderful mother to her now 13 year old daughter. She is the strongest person I know.

 

What is your favorite memory from your childhood?

Waking up on Christmas mornings – my parents were so awesome with the whole “Santa has just been here” they still say it! HA

 

Do you consider yourself a romantic and why?

Hopeless Romantic – I believe in fate and fairytale endings.

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What’s your worst date memory?

A blind date with an absolute geek that had on 80’s clothes in 1997 – couldn’t wait for it to end. 

Erika

Age: 23

Occupation: Law Student

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

 

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be and why?

Troy Polamalu because I want to know what it’s like to be a gentle giant off the field and unstoppable on it.

 

What is your ideal mates personality like?

Down to earth with a similar sense of humor, most and foremost. Then well-rounded and caring.

 

What’s your biggest date fear?

Awkward silence!

 

Tattoo Count:

2

 

Location:

Wrist, lip

 

Do you prefer a man who wants to be pursued or a man who pursues you and why?

Both. It’s nice to have a challenge but being chased is nice too. 

Emily

Age: 27

Occupation: PhD Student

Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC

 

What is your most embarrassing moment?

I was matched to my brother on an online dating website. Mortifying.

 

What is your favorite all-time book and why?

“East of Eden.” It’s such a perfect story of good and evil and an amazing examination of human psychology.

 

Do you like to go out dancing? If yes, what is your preferred type of dancing?

Yes. I like to ‘drop it like it’s hot.’ I try to replicate some zumba routines on the dance floor and usually end up getting made fun of.

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

I hate it when my date:

Uses a coupon to bring the bill down to $4.32, then tips the waitress 67 cents. You know who you are. 

Elyse

Age: 24

Occupation: Personal Trainer

Hometown: Chicago, IL

 

What are your 3 best attributes?

Light hearted – I love to have fun, people have fun around me.

Motivational – I am very inspiring and positive.

Funny – I love making people happy.

 

 

Who do you admire the most and why?

Mom – she raised 6 children, worked hard all her life for us to have a good life. Always lived a healthy lifestyle running and eating right. She made me who I am today.

 

What is your ideal mates personality like?

Trustworthy, kind, funny, spontaneous, romantic, isn’t overly jealous and confident

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What’s your worst date memory?

I make everything fun. 🙂 

Dianna

Age: 30

Occupation: Nonprofit Director

Hometown: San Gabriel, CA

 

Who do you admire most in the world and why?

Oprah, she rocks and changes many lives while helping out so many people.

 

Do you have a family vacation spot that you visit annually or often?

Camping in Santa Barbara with family.

 

What is the most romantic present you have ever received and why?

An autographed picture from JC from N’sync because my boyfriend at the time knew how much I loved him.

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

Do you consider yourself a good cook?

No, I have started five kitchen fires on accident. I am the worst cook ever! 

Age: 28

Occupation: Model

Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ

 

What is your favorite memory from your childhood?

Christmas mornings. One year I got the puppy I wanted and my sister got a kitten. My parents made the holidays very special for us. I probably believed in Santa for way too long.

 

Do you consider yourself athletic?

Yes, I played almost every sport growing up.

 

Do you consider yourself romantic and why?

I’m a hopeless romantic. Love is my religion. I’m in love with love. All I want is to find the right guy & love him forever.

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What is your ideal mate’s personality like?

Warm, caring, amazing, sense of humor, flirty, genuine, keeps me on my toes, sensitive & has depth.

Age: 26

Occupation: Trading Clerk

Hometown: Leawood, KS

 

Who do you admire the most and why?

Both of my parents because they raised me by example. And they showed me how to have good values, not by telling me, but by living with those values everyday.

 

What is your most embarrassing moment?

Peeing in my pants in gym class in 7th grade – need I say more?

 

What is your favorite all-time book and why?

“Catcher in the Rye” – I feel in love with Holden Caulfield – so real.

 

Tattoo Count:

0

 

What’s your best date memory?

Laughing all night with a guy I had just met.