Here's When The Next Season Of 'The Bachelorette' Is Coming

Here's When The Next Season Of 'The Bachelorette' Is Coming

Jenn Tran isn't playing games—well, unless she is.

On May 22, The Bachelorette gave fans their first glimpse of the 25-year-old's historic season in an arcade themed-promo. In the clip, Jenn inserts a heart-shaped token into the machine, prompting her to hit a button marked "fall in love."

"July 8, the power is in her hands," a graphic reads.

During Joey Graziadei's shocking season finale in March, Jenn—a physician’s assistant student from Miami—was selected to lead season 21 of the show.

Jenn, who is Vietnamese, is the first Asian-American to lead the franchise. She was sent home before hometowns.

"I feel so so grateful and so honored to be the first Asian bachelorette in this franchise," Jenn said on the After the Final Rose special. "Growing up, I've always wanted to see Asian representation on TV. And I feel like it was really sparse. Any time Asians were in the media, it was to fill a supporting character role, to fulfill some sort of stereotype, and I felt really boxed in by that because I was like, 'I don't see myself on screen. I don't see myself as a main character.'"

Here's everything to know so far about Jenn's season.

Who is the next Bachelorette, Jenn?

Jenn is from Miami where she is studying to become a physician’s assistant. She is “ready to find love with a man who’s as reliable and thoughtful as she is,” according to her bio on ABC’s website.

Here's Jenn:

Jenn is studying to become a physician’s assistant. She had to ask her school for permission before she went on the show, she explained on Instagram.

Did Maria and Daisy turn down ‘The Bachelorette’?

Usually, one of the Bachelor runners-up is selected as the next Bachelorette. But things shifted this season.

Daisy Kent, who seemed like the likely choice for the next season, turned the gig down, she shared with host Jesse Palmer during AFR.

“My life, the last year, has been crazy. I mean, yesterday, it’s weird. It was the one year of me getting my cochlear implant, which completely changed my life,” Daisy said, per Us Weekly. She lost her hearing amidst a battle with Lyme disease.

“Right now, I know it’s a time for me to focus on the things I love and the people I love. And so right now, no, I’m not ready,” Daisy said. “And that’s OK. And I’m really proud of myself for realizing that.”

Fan favorite Maria Georgas was also rumored to be the next lead, but she also turned it down.

"It was set in stone. I was in it," Maria said during a May episode of the Call Her Daddy podcast. "When everyone around me was so supportive of me being in this position and everyone wanted this for me, I took a second. I’m like, 'Why am I not happy? Why am I not excited about this?'"

"It took me realizing that it’s just not my time where I was like, 'Respectfully, I need to decline,'" she continued. "I need to take a step back."

Who is in the new cast?

Twenty-two men have already joined Jenn at Bach Mansion for a shot at finding love. The cast includes everyone from a couple of former football players to a certified sommelier. Ooh la la!

Notably, 29-year-old Aaron from Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the brother of Bachelorette season 16 alum Noah Erb.

Are there spoilers from 'The Bachelorette' season 21?

Duh! Reality Steve, who is the king of all things Bachelor spoilers, says filming began on March 26. Shortly after, the group jetted off to Oceania, with stopes in Australia and New Zealand, per Reality Steve. The finale also took place in Hawaii.

We also know about a few one-on-one dates, including a Wicked-themed outing with Marcus Shoberg. Jeremy Simon also gets a one-on-one, Steve said. Marcus and Devon Strader, are Jenn's final two, Steve says.

Marcus is a data engineer and former member of the U.S. Army Special Operations, according to his LinkedIn. Devin is owner of F1 Freight Consultants LLC, a Houston-based transportation service company, LinkedIn says.

When does 'The Bachelorette' premiere?

Season 21 of The Bachelorette premieres on July 8. Grab your popcorn!

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