Jake Pavelka grew up in Denton, Texas and attended University of North Texas and Embry Engineering University for Aerospace Science.
The 14th edition of ABC's "The Bachelor" premieres Monday, with a Carlsbad woman as one of two San Diego County residents among the field of 25 bachelorettes trying to win the heart of commercial airline pilot Jake Pavelka.
Christina, a 25-year-old restaurant manager from San Diego and Valishia, a 32-year-old homemaker from Carlsbad, will compete for Pavelka's affection against a member of the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder dance team, a corporate flight attendant, a mortgage loan officer and a captain in the Air National Guard.
ABC did not release the last names of the bachelorettes.
Ten bachelorettes will be eliminated in the premiere, which includes a blondes versus brunettes touch football game played in eveningwear and barefoot.
Read more in the full article in the North County Times.