Contestants – Season One

Meet Season One’s contestants for Mobile Dating BootCamp.

Franklin - 27

Meet Franklin

Franklin’s 27 years old and is looking for casual dating. He’s a mild-mannered gentleman and scholar with a known penchant for coffee, 1940s film noir, and Trader Joe’s gyoza dumplins. Franklin by day creates beautiful software products for MOpro, a Santa Monica start-up, and at night enjoys movies like Bull Durham, Santa Barbara wine, and singing James Brown at karaoke nights. Originally from Raleigh but now living in LA, he has a unique blend of SoCal lifestyle with southern manners and topsider shoes.


Payal - 26Meet Payal

Payal is 26 years old and is looking for long term dating. She loves to travel and eat! She’s fairly extroverted but enjoy spending weekends curled up at home just as much. On love and relationships: I’m looking for someone who is outgoing, goal-oriented, has a passion for travel and can make me laugh. I am looking for a relationship filled with love, friendship, and of course, intimacy! My ideal mate should enjoy sarcasm and witty banter!

“My friends would most likely describe me as an loyal, passionate, quirky/funny/goofy, sarcastic and ambitious.” ~Payal

Meet Kyle

Kyle is known as CoffeeBeanLover and is 26 years old. He is looking for a casual relationship that will hopefully lead to a long-term relationship. He has midwest values with the edge of the tech scene and loves sipping coffee (and the occasional scotch) while debating the latest in tech. He is equally adept at accompanying A-listers to Hollywood clubs. A self-acclaimed vision strategist, he is looking for the strategy in his own love life to find that special blend of a girl next door who enjoys the spice of life.



Jen - Mobile Dating BootcampMeet Jen

Jen is known as JenC_Fun and is 30 years old. She’s a marketing professional during the week and a freelance makeup artist on the weekends. She loves surfing, going to concerts, exploring LA, spending time with her friends and family. She a positive outlook on life and loves to make people laugh. Jen is looking for a serious relationship leading to marriage, casual dating, friendship, or long term dating.M



John T - Mobile Dating Bootcamp
Meet John

John is from Anchorage, Alaska and is 29 years old. He loves the outdoors including snowboarding, hiking, enjoying the beach, boating, and water sports. John used to be a chef and loves to cook. He enjoys trying new food at a mellow restaurant or rooftop lounge. His dating goals are to meet someone fun and interesting. Being superficial is a deal-breaker for him.



Joe - Mobile Dating BootCampMeet Joe

Joe is originally from Chicago and is 30 years old. He loves music and used to tour as a rock drummer. Joe appeared on Season 2 of Beauty and the Geek. He has a Ph.D in mechanical engineering. His goal is to settle down and get married. Joe’s perfect first date would include good conversation and witty banter.




Jenn - 33Meet Jenn

She’s 33 years old and grew up in New Jersey. Jenn lives in Santa Monica and is looking for casual dating, friendship or long-term dating. Her interests include:
– Tennis (play in a competitive league)
– Running
– Beach (love the sun, ocean and warm weather)
– Traveling
– Unplanned adventures
– Enjoy chilling out with a glass of wine
– Weekend trips to Santa Barbara Wine Country. Who doesn’t love wine tasting!!!!

“I wish I could…sing well and build things. I’m very impressed with people who have these skills.” ~ Jenn