Salley Carson was selected by ABC to compete for Clayton Echard's heart on The Bachelor's 26th season. Salley is a 26-year-old spine surgery robot operator from Charlottesville, VA, who is hoping to end up with Clayton. RELATED LINK: CLAYTON ECHARD'S 'THE BACHELOR' BACHELORETTES ANNOUNCED -- MEET THE WOMEN! (PHOTOS) The Bachelor's 2022 edition is set to premiere on Monday, January 3 at 8PM ET\/PT on ABC. Salley was one of 31 bachelorettes chosen to appear on Night 1 of The Bachelor's 26th season, but ABC listed her in its cast announcement as "previously engaged." According to the network, Salley hates cotton balls and can't be near them. She is also obsessed with hot tubs, which would be a good date idea for The Bachelorette. But what else do we know about her? Until viewers can watch Clayton's The Bachelor season unfold on television this winter, let's learn a little bit about this blonde and seemingly bubbly bachelorette right now. Below is a list of five facts Reality TV World has compiled about Salley Carson. Salley Carson began her career in medical robotics in 2018After attending Medical Sales College in Colorado for four months in 2017, Salley began working for Medtronic in February 2019 as a clinical specialist. Salley was then promoted to Associate navigation and robotics consultant in April 2019. She considers herself a real-life Meredith Grey looking for her McDreamy. RELATED LINK: 'THE BACHELOR' FRANCHISE COUPLES NOW: WHO IS STILL TOGETHER?? (PHOTOS) The Bachelor bachelorette attended college in a southern stateSalley received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2017 from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. Salley admits she loves attentionSalley would describe herself as religious, family-oriented and adventurous. She hopes to find a man who will pay her lots of attention. She also has an interest in fashion and the beautiful bachelorette would love to make a major career change and own her own clothing store one day. RELATED LINK: 'THE BACHELORETTE' COUPLES NOW: WHOM DID 'THE BACHELORETTE' STARS AND THEIR BACHELOR PICKS ULTIMATELY END UP WITH?! (PHOTOS) She believes she would make an awesome girlfriend and wifeSalley says she wants a man who is loyal and fun. The bachelorette claims that when it comes to relationships, she is incredibly supportive and loves to make her man feel appreciated and wanted. Salley's engagement was extremely recent -- and her wedding to another man was reportedly called off just before she went on The Bachelor!Reality Steve spoiler blogger Steve Carbone tweeted on September 25 how news about one woman "floored" him. "Salley Carson was engaged & having her bachelorette party a month ago," Carbone wrote at the time. "She was set to be married TOMORROW [September 26] but wedding was called off a couple weeks ago. Now she's on The Bachelor ha ha." Click here to read more details about Salley's canceled engagement and her participation on Clayton's season of The Bachelor! RELATED LINK: 'THE BACHELOR' FRANCHISE COUPLES NOW: WHO IS STILL TOGETHER?? (PHOTOS) Interested in more The Bachelor news? Join our The Bachelor Facebook Group!