Louisiana gal hoping for Arie’s heart on new season of ‘The Bachelor’

NEW ORLEANS – The new season of ABC’s hit show, “The Bachelor” is set to premiere on January 1st.  There are 29 ladies vying for Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s heart.

Arie is a 35-year old race car driver who was the runner-up on Emily Maynard’s season of The Bachelorette in 2012.

One of the ladies hoping to win Arie’s heart is a gal from Louisiana.

Her bio said her name is 33-year old, Lauren J.   She’s from New Roads, Louisiana, which is a few hours away from New Orleans.

Her occupation is listed as “recent master’s graduate.”

Go Lauren!  We’re rooting for you and your quest for love!

Meet all the other girls on Arie’s season, HERE.