September 25, 2015 04:45 PM

Brace yourselves: The most handsome Bachelor has officially clocked in to steal our hearts.

Fan favorite Ben Higgins was confirmed as the hit reality dating show’s leading man in August, and it looks like the baby-faced Bachelor is already on the quest for love.

Series creator Mike Fleiss took to Twitter on Thursday to post a picture of Higgins in a suit and tie, looking very handsome and holding a baby?

Fret not, Bachelor fans: A female contestant didn’t bring her infant to the show – the adorable tot is actually Fleiss’ son, who is also called Ben.

“The Bens on night one!!!” Fleiss captioned the sweet shot.

Higgins, 27, told PEOPLE exclusively after being confirmed as the Bachelor that he was “not fearful of the idea of getting married.”

“I’m ready to share my life with somebody,” Higgins said. “As soon as I can find that person, it seems like the better life will be.”

As for his ideal woman, Higgins said he’s looking for a “partner and a best friend.”

“Ideally at the end of this, I will be proposing,” he added. “That would be a really cool thing.”

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Higgins’ season of The Bachelor premieres Jan. 4, 2016, on ABC.

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