Nashville’s 2019 Top Bachelorettes

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Earlier this year, The Nashville Voice posted our first annual list of Nashville’s Top Bachelors. The article continued our discussion on dating in Nashville and allowed for a chance to see some the potential there is in single men living in Music City.

We decide to next celebrate some of the amazing Bachelorettes this city has to offer. We opened up a submission for who the public thought was the best women to be recognized this time around. There were many submissions gathered but a select group received the majority of the votes

What follows is a list of single women who are accomplishing many goals in a wide spectrum of fields.

Editorial Note: The following list is in alphabetical order by first names. 

1Andrea Denson – Plan Administrator

Andrea Denson is a graduate of Fisk University where she majored in Political Science w/ a concentration in Public Administration. She is a former high school, collegiate, and professional cheerleader. Her former teams include the Tennessee Titans, Cincinnati Bengals, and Cincinnati Reds.

She serves as an advocate for the MidSouth Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association after losing her grandmother to the disease several years ago. She teaches adult fitness classes including Zumba, line dancing, chair, and burlesque. Her love for service has allowed her to give her time to the Ronald McDonald House of Nashville, Hands on Nashville, I am not My Hair, the Chris Hope Foundation, and Habitat for Humanity.

She is a pageant enthusiast having most recently held the title of Ms. Woman Tennessee United States 2018. She received a Top 10 placement at Nationals and was named Miss Congeniality.

What makes a great first date?  “Simplicity. I’d like to get to know you and not how much money you have or what kind of car you drive. Let’s meet at the park for ice cream and just talk to get to know one another.”

What do you look for in potential suitors? “I look for honesty, sincerity,
a heart for service, a relationship with God, and you must like dogs.”

What’s worst pick up line you’ve ever heard? “Did it hurt when you fell from heaven?”

2Delbrita L. Greene – President & CEO of Premier Funeral & Cremation Services

Delbrita L. Greene is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, and has resided in Nashville, Tennessee for 17 years.

Delbrita is a graduate of Tennessee State University where she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Cardio-Respiratory Care Sciences. She is also a graduate of John A. Gupton Mortuary College where she received an Associates of Arts degree in Funeral Service. Delbrita is currently pursuing an MBA from Trevecca Nazarene University

She is a first-generation funeral director and embalmer and has nearly a decade of experience in funeral service.

Delbrita is a member of the Nashville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Her hobbies include Hobbies: Reading, shopping, traveling, and spending time with friends & family.

What makes a great first date?  “A great first date would consist of good food, live music preferably, jazz, great conversation, and great wine.”

What do you look for in potential suitors? “What I look for in a potential partner is someone who has a genuine zest and passion for life, personal integrity and a love for God.”

What’s worst pick up line you’ve ever heard? “Girl, you’re feet must be tired because you’ve been running through my mind all day.”

3Janita Hendricks – Data Director for the Tennessee Democratic Party

Janita Hendricks is a native of Saginaw, Michigan who moved to the Middle Tennessee region as a teenager. She attended Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) where she received a Bachelors of Arts in Communication with a minor in Political Science.

As a senior at MTSU, she had the opportunity to intern with Senator Jeff Yarbro at the Tennessee Legislature. While there she was hands-on with many of the senator’s bills and worked closely with his constituents. This experience led her to choose a career working in politics.

Janita now serves at the Data Director for the Tennessee Democratic Party where she works to get Democrats elected across the state. This allows her passion for politics and communication to meet. She is constantly searching for new ways to improve her community.

In her spare time, Janita loves to read, write, meal prep, discuss politics, and finding the hottest happy hours with friends.

What makes a great first date?  “There isn’t a one date fits all for me. Anything fun and interactive is great. It’s all about the quality of time spent for me – The more creative the better!”

What do you look for in potential suitors? “I’m trying to be more spontaneous these days, so spontaneity is a plus. I generally look for someone who has integrity, a good sense of humor, and the ability to hold a meaningful conversation.”

What’s worst pick up line you’ve ever heard? “I enjoy pick up lines! They’re all horrible, but they make me laugh and that’s what makes them great.”

4Kristal Knight – Political Director

Kristal is a Memphis native and has lived primarily in the northeast after attending Howard University and University College London for under/graduate school.

Fueled by her passion to see more Democratic women involved in politics, she recently relocated to Nashville in 2017 to run Emerge TN and most recently joined a super PAC for the 2020 election cycle.

As an outgoing person, she enjoys cultural excursions, museums and art from local artists. She remains connected to the causes she believes in through board service and she is actively founding a new statewide organization that will seek to engage more Tennesseans in the civic process.

In her downtime she enjoys running, traveling, trying new restaurants, listening to audiobooks, or attending sports games and concerts.

What makes a great first date? “Engaging conversation is the ideal first date. Engaging conversation at a sports game or nice restaurant is even better!”

What do you look for in potential suitors? “Spiritually connected, enjoys travel, enjoys outdoor activities, financially and business savvy, physically and mentally fit.”

What’s the worst pick up line you’ve ever heard? “A guy recently asked me ‘So, when are you taking me out on a date’ SMH!”

5Leigh Lovett – Social Media Strategy Manager, Business Owner and Blogger

Leigh is a Nashville Native. She moved away for undergrad and grad school where she received degrees at Spelman College and Northwestern University respectively.

She currently is the Social Media Strategy Manager at Dollar General and has previously worked at Mars, Inc and General Mills. She’s the Co-Founder of Blogger Xchange and runs her own successful blog, love, Leigh Love.

She’s the youngest of five kids and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

In her free time she enjoys traveling to visit friends and family, attending music festivals and concerts, participating in outdoor activities including swimming concerts, eating yummy food and drinks and throwing/hosting events around the city.

What makes a great first date? “Good conversation and good vibes between two people make a great first date. This can happen anywhere, but the best places are in a place that you can hear each other, eat and drink. For me, I don’t need an activity, just someone that doesn’t feel like they’re interviewing me or I’m interviewing them. The conversation needs to flow, if it’s forced then my drink becomes my focus. Sometimes activities are used to break the ice, but I need someone who can hold their own without the crutch of golf, bowling or painting. We can do those things after we have established we actually want to hang out and enjoy it just being us.”

What do you look for in potential suitors? “My friends will say I’m picky. I just want someone that genuinely makes me smile, challenges me intellectually, supports me and when they’re gone I miss their presence. A potential suitor with all I have going on has to make me not want to work on the weekends and when I don’t I still feel happy and fulfilled. I pour a lot into others’ cups to support their events, businesses and blogs. I just want someone to do that for me and I for them. Being motivated and ambitious are important to me. I’m busy and they need to be busy too so they don’t feel neglected and then we both have to prioritize the relationship and quality non-working time. My suitor needs to be able to meet me in the stage of life I’m in all bases of mentally, financially and spiritually. I want an equal partner brining as much as I am to the table. Did I say attractive? Physical attraction is extremely important. Also, they can’t take themselves too seriously. We’re dressing up for Halloween, music festivals, bar crawls and anything else with a theme!”

What’s the worst pick up line you’ve ever heard? “I’ve heard so many recently. I can’t remember the last time I heard a good one. Most of my “pick-up” lines come via Instagram or Facebook DMs and I’m more creeped out than anything. The shooting your shot culture isn’t shoot your best shot, rather just take the whole rack and shoot til you land one. I expect a little more thought and care upon being approached. Even if it’s in the moment. ”

6Micky Jones – Writer, Speaker, Activist, and Facilitator

“I believe in throwing parties as a key revolutionary strategy. I am a movement chaplain, the Justice Doula, writer, facilitator, pilgrimage guide, faith-rooted activist & organizer, and speaker. I love bringing people together to explore the intersections of our lives, awaken empathy and fight oppression. I am obsessed with creating brave spaces, pursuing shalom, and I spend too much time on social media reading articles and making up hashtags. I long to lead in a way that would make Ella Baker and Fannie Lou Hamer proud. I believe with all that I am that my liberation is tied up in yours – so let’s get free together.”

Visit https://nobelwomensinitiative.org/meet-micky-scottbey-jones-usa to learn more about Micky.

What makes a great first date? “It’s a great first date if we have a lot to talk about, feel a spark of attraction and leave the date wanting more.”

What do you look for in potential suitors? “Passion (what makes you excited about life) and compassion (how do you treat others) and a desire to keep growing and learning as a person. A gorgeous smile doesn’t hurt and will probably make me smile back!”

What’s the worst pick up line you’ve ever heard? “Honestly, “Hey beautiful!” Just because it’s overused. Just come tell me you want to talk to me and let’s see what happens.”

7Page Turner – Host of HGTV’s Flip or Flop Nashville and Real Estate Broker

Page Turner is half of HGTV’s breakout flipping show, Flip or Flop Nashville that has completed their second season after attracting more than 19 million viewers over the last two seasons.  Page’s execution on the show has assisted HGTV to achieve a Top 5 cable ranking amongst upscale women 25-54 in the Thursday 9-9:30 p.m. ET/PT timeslot.  

With over 100 Million Dollars in property sales, Page is a fifteen-year Real Estate Broker and owner of The EGAP Group/Powered by eXp Realty with licenses in Tennessee, Georgia, and California. Page has received numerous accolades, including the prestigious recognition of being amongst the 2018 Top 100 Leading African Americans in Business and the Tennessee Housing Development Agency Agent of the Year. Having been featured three times in 2018 on The Today Show, The Harry Connick Jr. Show, People Magazine, Access Hollywood, US Weekly, CMA Fest Co-Emcee (to a 60K audience!), Pickler & Ben, people.com and many more, Page continues to expand her calling and business expertise as a sought-after television personality, event speaker and host.

Page’s passion for success comes from being a proud single mom to three amazing daughters (including twins!) that have all recently graduated from the University of Notre Dame, University of Tennessee and Bellarmine University.  Page is a champion for women and has a great passion for speaking into their lives that if she can do the work to beat odds and overcome the adversities that often single mother’s and entrepreneurs encounter, then so can they!

8Rana Webb – Student and Model

Rana Webb is graduating senior attending Austin Peay University where she will be receiving a Bachelors in Business Management with a minor in International Studies.

She is currently a freelance model and who also practices photography. Rana is artsy, goofy and a free spirit. She loves to travel and has been out of the country 3 times.

Strong-willed, confident, and bilingual, Rana works hard for everything. In her free time, she paints, acts, sings, and enjoys outdoor activities.

What makes a great first date? “I am very creative and I admire creativity so any first date that includes good company, fun, creativity, and food is a great first date to me.”

What do you look for in potential suitors? “The first thing I look for is that he is a man of God. Then a few other qualities I look for are confidence, leadership, family-oriented, an optimist, and a go-getter with a growth mindset.”

What’s the worst pick up line you’ve ever heard? “Tie between ‘Excuse me beautiful, I lost my number can I have yours?’ and  ‘I can’t find my phone…can I use yours to call it?’”

9Tiffany Lowe – Director of Essential Health and Licensed Hemp Grower

When Tiffany Lowe relocated to Nashville, Tennessee almost a decade ago, she had no idea that she would become a guru in the heavily male-dominated personal injury industry. Her clients include major law firms throughout the states of Tennessee and Georgia. Recently, Tiffany has become a Tennessee Licensed Hemp Grower where she will be providing high-quality grade hemp to the biomedical industry for research purposes.

Tiffany is an alumnus of LeMoyne Owen College and the University of Memphis. After graduate school, she worked as an administrator in the mental health field for many years. She is heavily involved in local politics and is an advocate for restoring the voting rights of individuals who have lost their right to vote due to old felony convictions. She strongly believes people deserve second chances.

What makes a great first date? “The location sets the tone of the first date. A man taking a woman out for the very first time should have some insight on what she likes eating. How engaging the conversation is during the first date will determine the level of chemistry. Being on an unmemorable boring date is a complete waste of time.”

What do you look for in potential suitors? “Compatibility, self-confidence well-groomed and a sense of humor”

What’s the worst pick up line you’ve ever heard? “A guy once complimented me on my smile and then asked if my teeth were real. After I replied that they were he asked if he could touch them.”

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