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

Slideshow posted in Photos | Friday, May 04, 2012

7 of 26: "[The person I admire most in the world is] my mom for being an example for anyone on how to raise a family and for taking such good care of my Dad," Alessandro told ABC.

Alessandro, 30, a grain merchant from Uberlandia, Brazil, 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. Alessandro, 30, a grain merchant from Uberlandia, Brazil, 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)