Selma is real estate dealer from San Diego, California. She made her television debut on The Bachelor
season 17 as one of the contestants
competing for Sean Lowe
. In the fourth week of the competition
, she was chosen to go on a one-on-one date with Sean, who wanted to take her out of her comfort zone by taking her to the desert where they would be rock climbing. There she revealed that she could not kiss Sean even though she wanted to because she didn't want to disgrace her family on TV. Sean still ended up giving her a rose. In episode 6, however, she was eliminated at the Rose Ceremony.