Susie Evans: 5 Things To Know About ‘The Bachelor’ Contestant In Clayton’s Final 3

The March 8 episode of 'The Bachelor' will feature fantasy suite dates, and Susie Evans is one of the ladies who will get a chance to take her relationship with Clayton Echard to the next level.

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Susie Evans caught Clayton Echard’s eye early on during season 26 of The Bachelor. Susie got the first one-on-one date of the season, and she and Clayton clicked quickly. As the weeks went on, their relationship continued to grow, and Susie took Clayton home to Virginia to meet her family during the show’s Feb. 28 episode. Now, she’ll get the chance to spend the night with Clayton in the fantasy suite, but previews for the March 8 episode reveal that things don’t exactly go down so easily. Before the episode, learn more about Susie below.

1. What Is Susie’s Job?

Susie is a wedding videographer in Virginia Beach, Virginia. However, her background in film and production extends beyond just videoing weddings. “I’m passionate about creating videos that are informative and influential in a positive way,” Susie’s LinkedIn says. Working as a videographer is Susie’s passion, but she also works at a pharmaceutical marketing agency, according to her LinkedIn. She hopes to be a documentary filmmaker one day.

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Susie Evans getting a rose from Clayton Echard. (ABC)

2. Susie Competed In Pageants

Susie was named Miss Virginia in 2020 and competed at the Miss USA pageant in November of that year. However, she did not make it to the finals (top 16). In 2019, Susie was the second runner-up for Miss Virginia, and In 2011, Susie was also named Miss Virginia Teen USA. Through her pageant career, Susie knows fellow Bachelor Nation star, Caelynn Miller-Keyes, who also competed in the pageant circuit.

 

3. Where Did Susie Go To College? 

Susie attended Lindenwood University in Saint Charles, Missouri. She was a student on full tuition scholarship due to her Miss Virginia Teen USA win. Susie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Cinema Arts, with a minor in Communications, in 2015.

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Susie Evans meets Clayton Echard for the first time. (ABC)

4. Susie Is A Performer 

In addition to doing work behind the camera, Susie is also a performer herself. She previously had an international performing contract with Tokyo Disney Land, which allowed her to live in Japan for more than two years while touring.

5. Susie Is Trained In Jiu-Jitsu

“Susie is a Jiu-Jitsu champion,” her ABC bio confirms. Susie spends “hours” training in the sport, according to her pageant profile. During her hometown date with Clayton on The Bachelor, she showed up her Jiu-Jitsu skills and even got him on the mat for some training. Susie also enjoys spending a lot of her free time volunteering and does work for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

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