As Bachelor Nation fans may recall, Clint—who along with pal JJ Lane coined the phrase “villains gotta vill”—was eliminated during the third week of Kaitlyn’s season after fellow contestants claimed he might not be there for the right reasons.

However, as Kaitlyn noted during her Instagram Story video, “Even though things didn’t end on the best terms for us, from his time on the show to today, I have heard nothing but incredible things about that person. Clint was highly respected by his colleagues, students, teachers, friends and family.