Pieper James Bio-Pieper James Wiki
Pieper James is a contestant competing for the heart of Matt James on The Bachelor. She is in her historic stint with the franchise’s first Black Bachelor.
She along with her fellow contestants and the crew had to quarantine themselves at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort to film this season in the footsteps of The Bachelorette. The season will be filmed in its entirety at the resort to maintain security protocol and travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
During a season preview, franchise host Chris Harrison teased that she is a “slightly cerebral woman” who will have a “slow unfolding of the door” on romance, but once it gets underway , there is nothing to stop her.
She Is Attending DePaul University
Considered a “graduate student”, James is currently attending DePaul University, where she is earning her master’s degree in marketing.
As she put it on her Instagram bio, “Getting my M.S to avoid some B.S.”
According to her LinkedIn, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Oregon. While there, she studied political science and sociology. She also participated in the university’s mock trial.
James Is a Model
James, a common profession among Bachelor Nation stars, is also a model.
She is represented by Pacific Northwest-based agency Q6 Model & Talent, Florida-based The Source Models and 10 Chicago-focused MGMTs.
Some of her work can be seen on her Instagram, with jobs ranging from athletics to haute couture.
She Is Looking for a Man With Confidence
“Pieper is loving, generous and loves learning what makes her partner happy so that she can foster that happiness,” according to her ABC profile. “She loves spending quality time with her partner, but she also highly values her independence and having parts of her life that remain his.”
Clearly a motivated woman, it is important for the Bachelor contestant to find “someone with confidence and someone who knows what they want in her life because foresight is very important to her.”
James Is Close With Her Family
Family is important to James. She describes them as “a wonderful family that has supported all of his efforts.” Of all the members of her family, she is the closest to her grandmother, whom she calls “cookie.”
She has provided little tidbits here and there on the show, including having strong-willed sisters.
Despite this, she keeps her Instagram account fairly free from her family. Instead, she features her travels, accomplishments, and modeling work.
She Likes to Travel
Despite being based in Happy Valley, Oregon, James appears to be a travel enthusiast for the adventures he has documented on his Instagram account.
Included in his travels, he has visited Bali, Cancun, San Francisco, Indonesia, and Los Angeles, among others.
Despite his love of adventure, she is not a fan of picnics, “because the idea of sitting on the floor and eating does not appeal to her,” according to his ABC profile.
James is looking for love on The Bachelor tonight on ABC at 8:00 p.m. Oriental.