Serene Russell continues to win Clayton Echard over with her bright smile and mature presence on The Bachelor's currently-airing 26th season.

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Serene is a 26-year-old elementary school teacher from Oklahoma City, OH.

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Considering Clayton is from Eureka, Missouri, these two Midwesterners may be a great match.

Serene calls herself a teacher, leader and storyteller, and Clayton called her "beautiful" after their first conversation on Night 1.

Serene revealed to Clayton that she never went to school to be a teacher but she just dove into the career because she wanted to do something meaningful with her life.

Serene talked about building meaningful relationships with the children she teaches, and their sweet conversation resulted in a "perfect" and "natural" kiss, according to the bachelorette.

Serene hoped to receive a group-date rose after her deep conversation with Clayton, but it went to Cassidy Timbrooks instead.

While Serene has definitely made an impression on Clayton, she hopes to not be overlooked.

Until viewers can watch Serene and Clayton's romance blossom on The Bachelor, let's learn some information about this brunette beauty right now.

Below is a list of six facts Reality TV World has compiled about Serene Russell.


ABC says Serene's spirit is "robust"

Serene Russell is a very passionate woman. She loves to make a difference in her students' lives and enjoys relaxing with close friends when she's not working.

For example, Serene would love to go to the theater and see a musical!
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Serene always looks forward to planning her next big adventure, and she's been called "a social butterfly" since pre-Kindergarten.

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The bachelorette stayed close to home for college

Serene graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2020 with a B.A. in Professional Media (journalism) with a minor in Photography.

While in school, she was a member of Sigma Kappa.
 

Serene says she knows her worth and what she needs to be happy

When it comes to her dream partner, Serene wants to find a man who is truly worthy of her commitment and ready to give her that same level of commitment back.

Her ideal guy is honest, clear on what he wants, and an excellent communicator. He'll also be open to trying new things and willing to be vulnerable.
 

Serene is a model and has a big interest in fashion

Serene has only been working as a teacher for about two years.

She is a commercial and print model represented by The Tabb Agency, and she's been signed to that agency since December 2014.

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Serene also worked at the Lush Fashion Lounge for nearly five years, first as a lead sales associate for five years and then as an assistant manager for seven months until she left her job at the company in 2020.

The bachelorette got her start in modeling in December 2012 when she had signed with Brink Model Management, LLC. Her contract with Brink lasted for two years.

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The Bachelor bachelorette wants to have a big family

Serene and Clayton could be a great match because they both want children very badly and to have a big family!

Right now, her only baby is a cat named Leonardo DiCATprio.

ABC says Serene has a huge heart and a lot of love to give.


Serene could never be a morning person

Serene says she and the moon are too much in love for her to be a morning person.

A few more fun facts about Serene is that she once served as a Ring Girl for a boxing match, her absolute favorite color is red, guinea pigs freak her out, she loves musical theater, and her happy place appears to be the beach.

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About The Author: Elizabeth Kwiatkowski
Elizabeth Kwiatkowski is Associate Editor of Reality TV World and has been covering the reality TV genre for more than a decade.