Derek Peth, a 29-year-old, originally from Waverly, Iowa will be one of the 26 men vying for JoJo Fletcher's heart on the new season of ABC's "The Bachelorette".

Peth, who is listed as a commercial banker from Florida, was a Wartburg College track team star and has personal ties to the college's basketball team. Head coach Dick Peth is his father.

Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher is a real estate developer from Texas and former "runner-up" from season 20 of "The Bachelor". Here's the show's premiere video.

Derek Peth

Age: 29

Occupation: Commercial Banker

Height: 6’3”

Tattoos: None.

ABC asked Derek what marriage meant to him  -

"I’ve seen my parents work through life’s challenges and successes for 33 years, so I’m looking for someone ready to give as much as I will to make life fun and fulfilled." Derek Peth - ABC

For more on Derek's bio click HERE. The 12th season of "The Bachelorette" will premiere Monday, May 23rd on ABC/KCRG TV 9.