Season 20 of 'The Bachelorette' premieres Monday, June 26 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC
The Lady of the Hour
Thanks to a sneak peek, Bachelor Nation already knew one of the men who would be stopping by Charity Lawson’s season of The Bachelorette — her brother! — but she officially has 25 (non-sibling) suitors to choose from.
On Thursday, ABC revealed the new crop of men whom Charity, 27, a child and family therapist from Columbus, Georgia, will date when her season starts airing June 26. The group includes two Aarons, two Calebs, a Kaleb and one world record jumper.
Charity initially competed for Zach Shallcross's heart on season 27 of The Bachelorand will start her season by dating 25 men, but now, she looks forward to finding her true match. “I've waited forever to find the love of my life," Charity told host Jesse Palmer at the Women Tell All special where she learned she’d be the Bachelorette. "It blows my mind that I could meet my person and be engaged and literally have my happily ever after."
In the following slides, see the 25 men, along with descriptions from ABC.
Aaron B., 29
Software Salesman from San Diego, California
"It’s easy to see what makes Aaron B. such a great catch. His smile lights up every room he walks into, and he wears his heart on his sleeve. Aaron B. is passionate, understanding, patient and a self-proclaimed hopeless romantic. The former football player says he’s truly ready to find his perfect match and hopes his future wife is outgoing, emotionally intelligent and thoughtful. When Aaron B. isn’t hustling at his job in software sales, he loves listening to Tyler, the Creator’s music; reading James Patterson novels; and enjoying some delicious Cajun food. After his last long-term relationship didn’t work out, Aaron B. is excited for the chance to fall in love again and can’t wait for his Bachelorette journey to begin."
—Aaron B. taught himself how to play the violin and the piano.
—Aaron B. eats peanut butter straight from the jar.
—Aaron B. is spheksophobic, aka scared of wasps.
Aaron S., 33
Firefighter from San Diego, California
"Aaron S. is a real-life Superman. This dashing firefighter describes himself as a loving partner with a mysterious side. Aaron S. is looking for a future wife who can help break through his tough exterior. He most admires his parents, who gave him and his sister the mindset to believe they could do anything — including cage diving with great white sharks! When he’s not rooting for the 49ers, this outdoorsman is happiest on the water, surfing or paddle-boarding. His ideal first date? Watching the sun set over the ocean on a cliff with a blanket and some music. Charity, hope you’re up for a fun adventure with Aaron S."
—Aaron S. likes his fro-yo delivered and heavy on the toppings.
—Aaron S.’s favorite holiday is anyone else’s birthday.
—Aaron S.’s favorite movie is “Austin Powers.” Groovy baby.
Realtor from Northridge, California
"Adrian is a single father with a big heart! This caring family man comes from a blended household with seven step-siblings. Adrian is a believer in true love and wants to find the right person by his side to build their empire, share experiences and grow old together. Adrian is most proud of his personal health journey, having recently undergone a huge fitness transformation, and is now a personal trainer helping others reach their health goals. Charity, we know you’re looking for a husband, but do you need a spotter, too?"
—In college, Adrian majored in criminal justice.
—If Adrian could have any job, he would be a culinary traveler.
—Adrian loves Topgolf.
Travel Nurse from San Diego, California
"Brayden is as hardworking, romantic and funny as he is handsome. The travel nurse has big goals for his future but says there’s one major piece missing from his life — a wife. Brayden has been in serious relationships before but is excited about this unique opportunity to date Charity. When Brayden loves, he loves hard and he is ready to put it all on the line to find his perfect match. Brayden is hoping his future wife is honest, adventurous and, most importantly, will love his dog, River, as much as he does! Could Charity be the perfect match Brayden (and River) have been looking for?!"
—Brayden loves a good cigar lounge.
—Brayden is not into meditation.
—Brayden is looking for someone to teach him how to salsa dance.
Caleb A., 29
Resident Physician from Ann Arbor, Michigan
"The doctor is in. Caleb A. recently completed years of medical training and is ready to turn the page on a new chapter and focus on finding love. Currently working 80 hours a week, he spends his days off unwinding on a hike, catching up with friends, or having a relaxed night in with a movie and takeout. He describes himself as dependable and a great listener who wants his partner to feel understood and supported. Outside of having a family someday, Caleb A.’s other dreams include building his own house and owning a home studio to continue developing his hobbies of producing music and playing guitar. Will Caleb A.’s values be music to Charity’s ears?"
—Caleb A. has a pet salamander that he refuses to name until the right one fits.
—Caleb A. loves picnics.
—Caleb A.’s guilty pleasure is “trash pizza.”
Caleb B., 24
Pro Wrestler from Orlando, Florida
"Caleb B. might be a villain in the wrestling ring, but he couldn’t be more of a softie in real life! The professional wrestler may seem tough, but he’s a romantic guy who wears his heart on his sleeve. Caleb B. is extremely close with his family and is hoping to settle down and start a family of his own very soon. Caleb B. is the kind of guy who loves going above and beyond to make his partner feel special and one time even hand-carved a heart necklace out of seashells for his someone. Will Caleb B. get the fairy-tale ending that he’s been hoping for with Charity? Only time will tell."
—Caleb B. can’t control himself around doughnuts.
—Caleb B. wants to get his paragliding certification.
—Caleb B. makes a cowboy hat look good.
World Record Jumper from White Plains, New York
"Chris is a man who lets his passions lead him. This former small-town football star is looking for the perfect leading lady to match his big ambitions. He’ll do anything to be the best, and that’s proven by his two Guinness World Records: one for highest standing box jump and the other for highest standing backflip. Chris describes himself as a confident, committed and passionate man who is looking for his ride or die. If he could be a superhero, he would be The Flash so he could travel the world extremely quickly — alongside his future wife! Will he break any records with Charity?"
—Chris’ favorite sport is dunking.
—Chris likes to go apple picking in the autumn.
—Chris loves to drink wine and binge-watch Grey’s Anatomy.
Integrative Medicine Specialist from Brooklyn, New York
"Dotun is the full package and is so ready to find his person. Dotun comes from a big Nigerian American family and moved to the United States as a child. He describes himself as open-minded, full of love and the best listener. The integrative medicine specialist has a zest for life and even once went on a spontaneous 45-day trip around Europe. He’s hoping his future wife has the same love for adventure and excitement for the little things like he does. Charity, get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with Dotun!"
—Dotun is terrible at movie trivia.
—Dotun would love to be the head of the CIA.
—Dotun loves his air fryer.
Attorney from Chicago, Illinois
"Don’t sue James for being a total dream. This charming attorney grew up on an apple farm, and describes himself as an inquisitive, determined and passionate man who is looking for an outgoing future wife to travel the world and have shared experiences together. This upstanding Midwesterner has an honest and straightforward approach to life. In a relationship, he is known to write his lady romantic love letters during special days together. His idea of a perfect first date includes a trip to his family’s farm for a romantic picnic surrounded by blooming apple trees. He’s trusting the process in hopes of finding someone exceptional. Will Charity be that person? Jury’s still out, but we’re swooning!"
—James knows enough French to get himself in trouble.
—James is an Olivia Rodrigo stan.
—James has tried everything to convince his brother to get a tattoo with him, but he still won’t budge.
Tech Operations Director from San Francisco, California
"Joe is an adventurous guy with a calm, cool and collected personality. He has worked hard to achieve his professional goals and travel the world but is ready to find someone with whom to enjoy the journey of life. Joe is looking for a wife who loves trying new restaurants and going hiking as much as he does. He’s also hoping his future partner is responsible, self-aware, positive and ambitious. And while Joe takes his work in the tech industry very seriously, he’s also known to tear up the dance floor at EDM music festivals. Could Charity be the dance partner he’s been looking for?"
—Joe is a proud plant daddy.
—The best gift you can give Joe is a giant tub of peanut M&Ms.
—There’s nothing you can do to convince Joe to go bungee jumping. Not. Gonna. Happen.
Tennis Pro from Lawai, Hawaii
"'Love' may mean nothing in tennis, but to Joey, it’s everything! After graduation, this tennis pro quickly realized the corporate world wasn’t for him and moved to Hawaii to live his passion of teaching his favorite sport. Spending his days on the court and evenings on the beach watching the sunset with friends, Joey’s life is truly paradise. The only thing missing is someone with whom to share it. Outgoing, friendly and loyal, Joey is looking for a partner who can share in his love for adventure. Will he find a doubles partner in Charity? Here’s to hoping it’s “game, set, match” for Joey!"
—Joey is a die-hard Green Bay Packers fan.
—Joey is an avid stargazer.
—Joey’s recent obsessions are golf and country music.
John B., 27
Data Scientist from New York, New York
"John is the perfect combination of looks and intelligence. He works as a data scientist; and while John takes his career very seriously, he hopes his job can help him provide for a wife and kids in the near future. When he isn’t crunching numbers, John loves rereading the Harry Potter series, listening to Chelsea Cutler’s music, and trying out new restaurants in New York City. He’s also been known to bust out a dance move or two, having skillfully mastered all the latest Tik Tok dance trends. John is truly a catch who wants to find someone family-oriented, passionate, and who challenges him to be his best self. He can’t wait to meet Charity and see if she’s the woman he’s been looking for!"
—John has been to five out of the seven continents so far.
—John loves to treat himself with a well-crafted Negroni.
—John listens to sad pop music at the gym.
John Henry, 30
Underwater Welder from Virginia Beach, Virginia
"John Henry is ready for a love deeper than the ocean. While he’s extremely passionate about his work as an underwater welder, John Henry has yet to find the spark of everlasting love. John Henry is looking for a woman who is trustworthy, adventurous, and has a good sense of humor. His dream is to take his future wife diving, so hopefully Charity is ready for some aquatic exploration. When he’s not working, John Henry loves hitting the gym and jamming out to A$AP Rocky. While John Henry says he can be a bit shy at first, once he opens up, he’s all in. We can’t wait to see if he and Charity hit it off!"
—John Henry shamelessly loves pumpkin-spiced lattes.
—John Henry prefers ornamental grasses over flowers.
—John Henry has only seen 20 movies — in his whole life.
Harvard Grad Student from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
"To call Josh selfless would be an understatement. Josh gave up both a lucrative career on Wall Street and a grad program at Harvard to work for a nonprofit building international affordable housing. He says he’s happiest when 'knowing I’ve made someone else’s day better,' which includes his two younger brothers whom he helped raise. Josh isn’t afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve and puts a lot of effort into romantic gestures. He comes from a tight-knit family and is ready to start a family of his own — he hopes to have four kids one day! When Josh isn’t busy making the world a better place with his work, he loves playing board games and grabbing a drink at a speakeasy bar. After getting accepted into Harvard for a second time, Josh is ready to begin the next chapter of his life and hopes that starts with Charity by his side!"
—Josh camped in 27 national parks before he was 6 years old.
—Josh’s favorite holiday is Easter.
—Josh loves a sunrise hike.
Kaleb K., 26
Construction Salesman from Norcross, Georgia
"Put him in, coach! This former Division I football player spent many years bettering himself and is ready to take the next step and find true love. As a loyal, caring and consistent partner, Kaleb K. will go the extra mile to appreciate his partner’s passions. What is Kaleb passionate about? Pushing himself to be the best. With a blue belt in jujitsu, Kaleb is excited to put his competitive edge to the test to win Charity’s heart. And a fellow Auburn Tiger alum, he may already have another leg up with Charity. Kaleb K., don’t drop the ball on this one!"
—Kaleb K. would love to coach high school football.
—Kaleb K. is personally offended by mayonnaise.
—Kaleb K. hopes to visit South Korea and learn more about his heritage.
Tech Recruiter from Dearborn, Michigan
"Khalid is a sweet soul who is really ready to find “the one.” He comes from a big Muslim family and has seven siblings, so hopefully Charity is ready for some lively family dinners. When Khalid isn’t working, he loves hitting the gym and jamming to SZA. The recruiter considers himself a romantic man but doesn’t show his romantic side to just anyone. Khalid is looking for a woman who will truly sweep him off his feet and thinks Charity could be the future partner he’s been looking for."
—Khalid likes to read gaming magazines.
—If Khalid could have any superpower, it would be the ability to teleport.
—Khalid would love to have his own farm someday.
Yacht Captain from Chicago, Illinois
"Michael is ready to set sail on his journey for love. This yacht captain considers himself a romantic who puts time into the “little things,” often showering his partner with sentimental gifts. He believes if a woman feels safe and taken care of, the energy will be reciprocated tenfold. Although he grew up an only child, this Chicago-based charmer is also very family oriented and wants to have a big family someday. When he’s not working on his yacht, he’s spending time with his beloved grandfather in the off-season. Will he find a first mate in Charity? Our compass is pointing to 'yes!'"
—Michael collects cologne.
—Michael can’t date you if you like mushrooms on your pizza.
—Michael loves his rainwater shower head.
HR Executive from Bayonne, New Jersey
"Reporting for Bachelorette duty! Nick is an Army vet who’s humble, loyal and ready to find love. He’s traveled the world and is looking for a life partner to adventure with, so Charity, get your passport ready. He says he’s looking for a relationship where he and his future wife can grow together and complement each other’s lifestyles. Nick also loves to cook and said that if he could cook a dream meal for any four people he’d pick Keanu Reeves, Bill Burr, Taylor Swift and, obviously — Charity! We can’t wait to see if Nick and Charity hit it off!"
—Five years from now, Nick wants to live in Shanghai.
—Nick’s favorite local eatery is Walmart.
—Nick is terrified of tigers.
Airline Pilot from New York, New York
Peter is ready to find his co-pilot. This commercial aviator has traveled the world with his dream job but still hasn’t found the love of his life. Peter describes himself as 'the life of the party' and hopes his future wife can match his positive energy. Peter considers himself a man of faith and truly believes that his future wife is out there. He can’t wait to meet the Bachelorette to see if she’s the perfect match he’s been looking for. Wheels up, Charity! Our hearts are ready for takeoff!"
—Peter is addicted to ChapStick.
—Peter never loses in Mario Kart. Ever.
—Peter loves to play pickleball.
Software Sales Rep from Tampa, Florida
"Sean is really someone special. With gorgeous blue eyes, a great career, and an adorable French bulldog — this guy has it all! The only thing Sean is missing from his life is a wife and he says, 'I’m just looking for the girl of my dreams to share my life with.' The software salesman has worked hard in his career and even just bought his very first house. Sean is excited about the possibility of bringing Charity home and starting their lives together. When he isn’t working, Sean loves golfing and boat rides with his friends. Sean is here to find his perfect match and to hopefully return home with Charity by his side."
—Sean is self-admittedly a terrible texter.
—Sean likes to dip his chocolate chip cookies in whole milk.
—Sean takes pride in his great head of hair.
Medical Sales Director from Moorpark, California
"This single dad’s got humor and heart. As father to a young son, Spencer brings a lot of life experience to the table, including having the courage to change careers and pursue his master’s degree. When he’s not talking to medical professionals in his sales job, Spencer enjoys riding his bike along the ocean. His ideal date would be going on a hike through the orange groves outside of his hometown Moorpark. Did we mention he’s an amazing dad? Charity, we hope you like dad jokes!"
—Spencer’s hero is Anthony Bourdain.
—Spencer likes to read Jack Kerouac novels.
—Spencer dreams of running for political office one day to help his community.
Mortgage Lender from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Tanner is 100% husband material. The fitness instructor is extremely close with his family and hopes to find a relationship as special as the one his parents have. While growing up, Tanner and his family rescued over 50 dogs and he hopes to rescue more with his future wife. Charity, hopefully you’re ready for some puppy love! Tanner is truly looking for his forever partner and says that he thinks about finding love all the time. He is confident his future wife is out there and is hoping it’s Charity!"
—Anywhere with a golden retriever is Tanner’s happy place.
—Tanner’s No. 1 enemy is a messy kitchen.
—Tanner loves giving high-fives!
Loan Officer from Springboro, Ohio
"Taylor’s got class clown energy. This endearing, self-described goofball is going to give everything he’s got for love. As a partner, Taylor is a trusting guy who has confidence he’ll find the right person someday. Even though he may not always go above and beyond with romantic gestures, Taylor will surprise his partner with breakfast in bed or a cup of coffee before she wakes up. After work, he can be found taking his miniature schnauzer, Alfred, for a walk. Charity, we give this guy two paws up!"
—Taylor takes forever to fold his laundry.
—Taylor follows the Renaissance Periodization diet … it’s all about macros, baby.
—Taylor likes music you can bump and grind to.
Construction Manager from Nashville, Tennessee
"Warwick describes himself as loyal, kind and adorably awkward. While he may be a bit of an overthinker, once Warwick is comfortable, he’s got a lot of love to give. Warwick is very close with his family and his mom’s Japanese roots are extremely important to him. He’s been to Japan multiple times and even understands Japanese. His dream date is grabbing a romantic dinner then going to see a play – Charity, take notes! Warwick is excited for the chance to fall in love again and can’t wait for his Bachelorette journey to begin."
—Warwick is a rule follower.
—Warwick likes Legos.
—Warwick dreams of going to an English Premier League game.
Biomedical Scientist from Carrboro, North Carolina
"Xavier is one tall glass of water. This 6-foot-6-inch scientific researcher has also got the smarts and charisma to match. In a relationship, Xavier will shower his partner with compliments because he genuinely wants to see his future wife happy. Xavier’s parents, who’ve been happily married for 30 years, embody the type of relationship he wants to find. Xavier says he most admires his mom and wants to find a partner who can give their children the kind of love he received as a kid. Could Charity be the one? It’s time to put their chemistry to the test!"
—Xavier enjoys knitting.
—Xavier built his own computer for playing video games.
—Xavier’s ideal first date is skydiving.
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