John H Lane III, more commonly known as JJ, is a contestant on The Bachelorette. Read on for the details on JJ and find out how far he makes it in the competition.
1. He Is The CEO And Founder of 360 Service Companies
JJ Lane was an entrepreneur from a young age, telling Denver CBS Local:
I started a company when I was 13 years old in the back of my mom’s car and it was a decision in my life where, ‘Am I going to continue mowing lawns, or building a lawn mowing business? Or am I go kind of figure out what I really want to do and develop more skill sets?
He became a young investment banker, and turned into an entrepreneur with 360 Service Companies, working from home. Lane told CBS Local about 360, explaining:
Well, 360 is really kind of a unique concept for us because we’re really trying to roll off and provide a full-service residential service offering to the customer. Whether that’s lawn care, painting, HVAC, electrical, maid service; everything a homeowner needs is provided by 360.
2. JJ Lane Gets Eliminated On A Two-On-One Date
Joe Bailey and JJ Lane get picked to go on a two-on-one date with Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe. Traditionally, at least one of the contestants on this kind of date are sent home. In the end, Joe got to stay and JJ was sent packing.
3. Lane Is A Single Father
JJ Lane is a divorced, single father to three-year-old daughter Gemma. Check out a photo of the adorable girl above as she has her first ever bicycle ride.
4. He Was An Investment Banker In New York
Lane graduated Cum Laude with a BSBA in Finance from the University of Denver in 2009 and he ended up in New York. After graduating, he became a young investment banker in New York before he decided to return to Denver, Colorado.
5. JJ Lane And Contestant Ben Higgins Have Become Good Friends
JJ Lane and contestant Ben Higgins are now good friends and you can see photos of the two together posted online. On The Bachelorette this season, JJ got strangely close to contestant Clint Arlis and the two carried on an intimate bromance. But, when Clint rubbed star Kaitlyn Bristowe the wrong way, he felt that JJ threw him under the bus, calling him out in front of the other guys. Clint was furious with JJ and left the show.