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Wills Reid Is Down to Be First African-American ‘Bachelor': ‘There Isn’t a Better Candidate Than Me’

#WillsforBachelor is taking over Twitter

Now that “The Bachelorette” has concluded and “Bachelor in Paradise” is in full swing, Bachelor Nation fans are waiting to find out who the next Bachelor will be.

Wills Reid — an LA-based graphic designer who is currently participating in “BiP” fresh off his time as one of Becca Kufrin’s suitors — is raising his hand for the job. If Reid were chosen, he’d mark the franchise’s first African-American Bachelor, a door he sees as open after Rachael Lindsay was the first African-American Bachelorette last year.

“There’s no time like the present. I feel like I would be a great first, and just to be the first African-American anything in a positive light would bring honor to myself and my family forever,” Reid told Entertainment Weekly. “I would welcome that challenge 125 percent.”

There’s a big call on Twitter for Reid to take up residency in the Bachelor Mansion — the #WillsforBachelor hashtag has been going strong since the “Men Tell All” special.

“After watching the #BachelorInParadise premiere I am here to say I need for @still_wills to get a great storyline and then becomes the next bachelorette please and thank you. #WillsForBachelor,” one fan said on Twitter.

“I feel like if the stars align and I am single after ‘Paradise,’ I would love to be the next Bachelor,” Reid told EW. “I feel like I would bring intensity, but genuine intensity. There’d be some tears — some good tears, some bad tears, but I’d also bring a renewed sense of what the world looks like today. I would bring style, I would bring consideration and care and kindness to all the women that would be there. I feel like there isn’t a better candidate than me.”

You can currently watch Reid on “Bachelor in Paradise” Tuesdays on ABC.

See more #WillsforBachelor tweets below.