'Bachelor' Contestant Kelsey Anderson Is a Southern Sweetheart — Here's What to Know About Her

Kelsey A. is as unproblematic as they come in Season 28 of 'The Bachelor,' but her frontrunner status is still yet to be determined.

Kelly Corbett - Author

Feb. 13 2024, Published 9:30 a.m. ET

During Season 28 of The Bachelor, a record-breaking 32 women, including a pair of sisters, arrive at the mansion in hopes of getting a rose from the ever-so-handsome bachelor himself, Joey Graziadei, who was a runner-up in Season 20 of The Bachelorette,

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One contender who is already getting a lot of buzz is Kelsey Anderson (aka Kelsey A), who is not to be confused with the other Kelsey this season, Kelsey Toussant.

If there's one thing to know about Kelsey A it's that she's absolutely charming. Below, we've gathered some more details about her, including her far she's been rumored to make it this season.

Who is Kelsey Anderson from 'The Bachelor' Season 28?

Kelsey A., who entered the mansion at age 25, is a project manager with a big heart. Though she currently calls New Orleans, La. her home, Kelsey grew up on a U.S. military base in Germany. An absolute Southern sweetheart, Kelsey A's Instagram (@_kelsey_anderson) bio reads, "I hope you're having a good day," and not at all in a sarcastic way.

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Kelsey Anderson
Source: ABC

While home in NOLA, Kelsey loves taking the streetcar to new restaurants, strolling around the French market, and having picnics with her friends.

She signed up for The Bachelor because she's looking for a man with a great sense of humor who's understanding and loves to give back as much as she does. Kelsey loves making thoughtful gifts for her partner and hopes to start her own nonprofit one day.

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'Bachelor' contestant Kelsey A.'s mom died in 2018.

Outside of The Bachelor, Kelsey A. has dealt with personal loss. In 2018, her mom died from breast cancer after brief treatment. The loss was devastating for Kelsey and she often shares posts on social media about her mom and her family in general.

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In February 2020, Kelsey shared a photo of her mom on Instagram and wrote a caption about having spent the past two years without her mom. Kelsey also left the website for more information about metastatic breast cancer, which is what her mom was diagnosed with and died from.

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“Birthdays have passed and I have grown so much,” Kelsey shared in the caption. “I miss your laugh and your positive energy always. I wish you were with me, I wish I could call you when I have bad days and when I have good days. I love you.”

Does Kelsey Anderson end up with Joey Graziadei? She allegedly goes very far in the competition. (SPOILERS)

Spoiler warning: Potential spoilers for Season 28 of The Bachelor are below.

Although Season 28 of The Bachelor just got started, Joey's rumored final four were revealed ahead of the season premiere thanks to Bachelor expert and sleuth Reality Steve. So, is Kelsey A. amongst the final four women?

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The answer is believed to be yes. In October 2023, Reality Steve dropped a major bombshell on Instagram claiming that Joey's final four were: Daisy Kent, Kelsey A., Maria Georgas, and Rachel Nance. He later shared another update claiming that Kelsey A. made it to Joey's final three, as well as Joey's final two.

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If this information does ring true, it means that Kelsey A. is a frontrunner in the competition and we'll be seeing a lot of her and her story. She could even possibly be the next Ms. Graziadei!

Of course, this is all hearsay for now, and we'll just have to tune in to watch Kelsey A.'s storyline unfold.

Watch The Bachelor on Mondays at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.

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