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

Slideshow posted in Photos | Friday, May 04, 2012

26 of 26: "[My motto is:] you only live once, experience as much as possible so you can be a great story teller to your grandkids," John told ABC.

John, 30, a data destruction specialist from St. Louis, Missouri, 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)