Based on various sources of HG interviews, here are the classifications of this years Cast -

A/S – Auditioned/Superfan or Fan
Alex, Cornbread, Danielle, Jason, Scott, WheatKnee

R/S – Recruited/Superfan or Fan
Kryssie, Neeley

A/N – Auditioned/Noob
Monte, Morgan, Shane

R/N – Recruited/Noob
Justin, Shelby

Shelby was recruited in a bar (The Bungalow) in Santa Monica, similar to BB16 Britney Martinez.

Justin applied for MasterChef awhile back, but he does a lot of social media stuff about New Orleans cooking and admits he was recruited.