‘The Bachelorette’: Hannah Brown Reveals Who is in the Lead for Her Heart and it’s Not Who You’d Expect

Hannah Brown is well on her way to finding love. We have gotten to the point in the season where the former beauty queen has finally begun to weed out the men that she saw no future with and now the men that are left have real potential to be her husband.

But even though Brown is starting to become fond of all of the guys, there are definitely certain men that she likes more than others.

Of course, fans have noticed that Luke Parker has been a standout for Brown since the moment he stepped out of the limo. He received the first impression rose and was the first one to kiss her. But are there other guys who have stepped into higher places in Brown’s heart?

Who are Brown’s front runners?

With 15 men left, we have officially made it to the halfway mark. So, who is standing out at this point?

“I had a one-on-one with Jed yesterday and we had a great time,” Brown told Entertainment Tonight after this week’s date. “I also have really enjoyed Connor [Saeli], we’ve had some time together, and there’s a few other ones that are really up there too.

“Those are two that I’ve had a lot more time with and really got to know their hearts, so I’m really excited about continuing on with them. And then there are a few other men here that I’m really interested to get to know more about and spend more time with.” 

And her interests have definitely been reciprocated with Saeli.

“I’m definitely ready [for marriage],” he told the outlet. “My parents have been married for 37 years. My oldest brother is married and has a kid and my sister and brother both have significant others as well, so I think I want to find that person to spend my life with.”

“Hannah’s my interest right now,” he continued. “She’s amazing and I definitely want to get to know her better and see if there’s a future with us.”

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Who do the other men think is the biggest competition?

Brown’s connections are starting to become obvious, even to the other men on the show.

“[Jed Wyatt] seems like a really cool guy and I think Hannah likes him a lot,” Matteo Valles told the outlet. “Luke P. is probably still up there. Jed, I think, is a good frontrunner. Tyler C., who’s not here today, also. And Big Mike.”

And Valles wasn’t the only one who thought Wyatt was in the lead.

“Jed, who’s pretty good with the guitar, I think she’s pretty into him at this point,” John Paul Jones said. “He’s a great guy. He has a lot to offer. But I think it’s safe to say he’s one of the frontrunners at this point.”

But Saeli still thinks that Parker is his biggest competition.

“He got the first impression rose, which was huge, and I think from the beginning, he’s felt really confident about his relationship,” he said of Parker. “But I don’t know if it’s going as well lately. So we’ll see if it works out for him.