Katie Thurston has already proven that she is no ordinary Bachelorette. Of her two co-hosts, Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe, to her spicy starter the last Single season, she has shown that she has what it takes to make this season of The bachelorette most breathtaking to date.
To match Katie’s energy, this season brings a massive roster of more than qualified singles to the table. Katie will have to make some really tough decisions at her rose ceremony, that’s for sure. But whoever she sends home, Katie has at least one suitor who’s a shoo-in: Justin Glaze, 26.
So far, Justin seems to be the total package. Here’s everything you need to know about him, including how far he’ll chase Katie this season.
Justin is a talented artist.
Talk about a Renaissance man! Among his many hobbies, Justin is a very talented artist. He draws and paints mainly portraits and massive landscapes (huge those), but it’s also known to occasionally decorate shoes or a face mask. And the first night, he certainly makes a grand entrance with his creativity.
“I really liked Justin with the brush just because it had to do with his artistry,” Katie says. “We got to talk later and watch the painting he did, which was very surprising to me.”
He posts a lot of his work on his Instagram, in case you’re curious.
And her favorite artist is Basquiat, according to her biography on ABC.
He also paints for good causes.
Justin also used his talents for a good cause, painting a fun decorative panel for a local daycare center. Public Service? I love to see it.
Justin works in investment sales.
Currently, Justin is working as an investment sales consultant, according to his ABC biography. His LinkedIn shows that he quickly rose through the ranks at his company, where he has already worked for nearly five years. Now he handles sales for the entire Upper Midwestern territory, which is, like, five states. So if Katie is looking for a businessman, Justin will take care of it.
He knows exactly what he wants from his future wife.
Justin is very clear about what he is looking for in his life partner.
He is looking for “someone who is as beautiful on the inside as on the outside, trustworthy and committed to the idea of teamwork in a relationship. She is passionate about fitness but also enjoys enjoying the outdoors. ‘a day of barbecue and a good bottle of Sauvignon Blanc,’ according to his ABC Biography.
He also says his parents are his relationship role models since they have been together for 30 years. And he’s “very romantic and valuable in having a strong intimate connection, both emotionally and physically” (so Fantastic Suites week should be… exciting).
Justin doesn’t dance. Never.
“Grab a bottle and get ready,” Justin captioned his latest Instagram post. “Couple glasses of Sauv Blanc and anything can happen on @bacheloretteabc …. except maybe dancing …. I’m saving my shots for the wedding 😂🕺🏽 Tune in June 7 on ABC to see me stop on #BachelorNation 🌹. “
Guess that means no date in the ballroom?
SPOILER ALERT: Don’t read on if you don’t want to know how Justin’s relationship with Katie is going.
Let’s move on to the good stuff.
Justin will stick around for most of Katie’s season.
Justin might just be Katie’s future husband. Not only does it make it through the first episode, it also makes it through to the last four, according to a spoiler tweet from Reality Steve.
Looks like Justin is coming to the end with the other contestants Greg Grippo and Blake Moynes … Interesting.
Is the slash painter-seller destined to be Katie’s future husband? We will have to follow this season to find out.
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