The 38-year-old pilot is actually a longtime family friend of the new bachelorette and he popped up right before the rose ceremony to offer his pal some advice.
Some of the guys recognized him and immediately freaked out that they might have more competition this season. He will not be a contestant though!
Watch the clips from the season premiere moment below!
Jake Pavelka Surprises JoJo on ‘Bachelorette’ – Part 1
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