Rachel Lindsay, first Black contestant of ‘The Bachelorette,’ to speak at Berks

Rachel Lindsay

Rachel Lindsay, best known for her role on ABC's "The Bachelorette" as the first African-American lead in the franchise’s history, will visit Penn State Berks to present a free, public lecture on March 23, 2022.

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READING, Pa. — Rachel Lindsay, best known for her role on ABC's "The Bachelorette" as the first African American lead in the franchise’s history and as a contestant on ABC’s "The Bachelor," will visit Penn State Berks on March 23, at 7 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Lindsay is also the host of MTV's "Ghosted: Love Gone Missing," host of ESPN Radio's "Game Night," host of the Bachelor Happy Hour podcast, and a special correspondent for ExtraTV. She works as a guest host for ESPN’s flagship show, "First Take," SportsCenter on Snapchat, and ESPN’s social media channels such as Twitter and Instagram. Lindsay has made appearances on numerous television networks and radio shows including CNN, ABC, NBC and E!

In addition to the above roles, Lindsay is an attorney, media host and podcaster. With an undergraduate degree from University of Texas and a law degree from Marquette University Law School, Lindsay has worked at the prestigious law firm, Cooper & Scully P.C. in Dallas, representing clients in state and federal court. 

Penn State Berks reserves the right to limit the photography and/or recording of any program. The permitted or prohibited activities during a particular program will be announced at the beginning of the event and/or included in the printed program. All media requesting interviews and/or access to photograph and/or tape any program must contact the Office of Strategic Communications at 610-396-6053.

This event is sponsored by the Penn State Berks Arts and Lecture series. For more information, contact the Office of Campus Life at 610-396-6076.