On the season 8 finale of Bachelor in Paradise, Brandon Jones’ proposal to Serene Russell was essentially guaranteed. On the first day of filming, the two hit it off right away. Their relationship has been drama-free, and their love has lasted the entire season.
On November 21, Russell and Jones entered the fantasy suite together during the first half of the finale. They’ve already declared their love for one another several times, and they’ve talked of getting married at the conclusion of the show.
Below learn a few more things about Jones:
1. Brandon Jones’ personal details
The reality star was born in Portland, Oregon, on August 19, 1994, making him 28 years old as of 2022.
Brandon Jones. (Source: bmacjones/Instagram)
As per online reports, Jones is approximately six feet and three inches tall. However, he has not confirmed this himself.
2. What Happened to Brandon Jones on ‘The Bachelorette’?
In 2021, Michelle Young and Jones were contestants on The Bachelorette’s 18th season. Along with Nayte Olukoya, he was one of the final two men.
Jones declared his love for Young at the last rose ceremony and was prepared to propose to her. However, she dumped him, as her love for Olukoya was greater. Young and Olukoya got engaged but eventually split up.
3. Brandon Jones went to Western Oregon University
From 2012 to 2014, Brandon studied at Portland Community College for two years. He received a minor degree in Entrepreneurial Studies from that institution.
He started attending Western Oregon University in 2014. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management in 2017.
4. Brandon Jones loves basketball
One thing Brandon and his ex-girlfriend from the Bachelorette, Young, had in common was a love of basketball. According to his ABC bio during The Bachelorette, the reality TV star is a “self-proclaimed basketball fiend.”
Since Young used to play basketball, they had a lot in common.
5. Brandon Jones loves dogs
Brandon had already committed himself to one significant relationship in his life before falling in love with Russell, his dog! On his social media accounts, he frequently shares pictures of his dog, Mac.
6. Brandon Jones previously worked as a traveling nurse recruiter
Brandon had a job as a traveling nurse recruiter in Portland, Oregon, before becoming a reality celebrity. According to his LinkedIn profile, he worked at PeaceHealth from September 2020 to November 2021. Prior to that, he worked as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator for Nike for six months on a contract basis.
Before that, Jones worked as an Onsite Manager & Recruiter at Manpower, and from August 2018 to July 2019, he served as the Social Media Manager at Riverdale Landscape.
7. Brandon Jones talks about wedding plans
In an interview with Bachelor Nation, Jones said that he and Russell are moving in together in San Diego as their next step after becoming officially engaged.
When asked about wedding plans, Jones replied, “We’ve thought about wedding plans. We do have some things in rotation,” and mentioned that, for the time being, they were just going to take it all in and enjoy being engaged.
Russell, Jones’ fiancé, added that “Paradise” was such a special spot for them and that it would be wonderful to get married there if their families were present.