'The Bachelorette' Emily Maynard -- Meet the 25 male contestants

Slideshow posted in Photos | Friday, May 04, 2012

13 of 26: "[My idea of the ultimate date would be] sitting on the beach under the stars wrapped in a blanket talking about our greatest fears, biggest dreams and life. There would be tons of cool stuff before that, but this is how it would end," Jean-Paul told ABC.

Jean-Paul, 35, a marine biologist from Moraga, California, appears in a promotional photo for the eight season of 'The Bachelorette,' which features Emily Maynard and premieres on Monday, May 14, 2012 at 9:30 p.m. ET on the ABC Television Network. (ABC Photo/ Craig Sjodin)