New ‘Promoting the OC’ Star Is a Pageant Queen Who Juggled 3 Jobs and Drove for Uber Eats (Unique)

Promoting the OC may have a brand new solid member within the combine when it returns for season 2 subsequent month.

The fact present’s season two trailer launched Alexandra Harper to the group on the Oppenheim Group’s Orange County workplace. The Nashville native joins the group as an aspiring agent trying to enter the aggressive world of actual property. 

Harper spoke to PEOPLE completely and shared that she’s taking up “the most important and scariest choice of my life but” within the new season.

The previous pageant queen isn’t any stranger to the persistence it takes to make it in a excessive stakes atmosphere. “I competed and gained the title of Miss Tennessee USA in 2018 and positioned High 10 in Miss USA, all of the whereas I used to be juggling three jobs and driving for Uber Eats on the facet,” she tells PEOPLE. “I believe it’s protected to say I’m not afraid of a bit competitors and chaos!”

Selling the OC. (L to R) Ali Harper, Austin Victoria, Polly Brindle, Tyler Stanaland
Alexandra Harper meets a number of the brokers on the Oppenheim Group.


The hopeful future agent says that “having a desk on the Oppenheim Group is any actual property agent’s dream,” and he or she’s excited to encompass herself with others who’re passionate and motivated. “Each agent on the O Group exudes a degree of confidence and tenacity that’s unparalleled,” Harper says.

The Southerner has solely lived in Laguna Seaside for the previous few months. She tells PEOPLE “It’s been robust not being 10 minutes away from [my parents] for the primary time ever.” 

Regardless of the difficulties of uprooting her life and shifting away from her household, she’s been capable of bond with a few of her solid members. 

Selling the OC. (L to R) Polly Brindle, Lauren Brito, Gio Helou, Tyler Stanaland, Austin Victoria, Brett Oppenheim, Jason Oppenheim, Sean Palmieri, Alex Hall, Alexandra Jarvis, Alexandra Rose, Brandi Marshall in episode 207 of Selling the OC.


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“I instantly gravitated in direction of [Alexandra] Jarvis,” she says. “It’s completely wild how a lot we’ve got in widespread—our upbringing, Southern roots, our religion.” She additionally says that she had an immediate reference to Polly Brindle. “She has been so welcoming and actually supportive proper off the bat.”  

She says one of the best piece of recommendation she acquired from her new mates was to “have a spine,” earlier than including, “Oh, and to ‘decide a facet.’” 

Whereas the season’s trailer teased a whole lot of drama, Harper says she’s not one to start out it. “I’ve by no means been one to initially stir the pot… however will I toss in a little bit of seasoning, flip up the warmth and hand off the spoon? Completely,” she teases. 

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Promoting the OC returns September 8 on Netflix.


Along with Jarvis and Brindle, Harper will likely be joined in season 2 by castmates Alex Corridor, Alexandra Rose, Austin Victoria, Brandi Marshall, Gio Helou, Kayla Cardona, Lauren Shortt, Sean Palmieri and Tyler Stanaland. Jason and Brett Oppenheim are additionally returning for the eight-episode run. 

Season two of Promoting the OC drops Sept. 8 on Netflix.

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