dang... i assumed if you chose "to do" (the first status) it would work but nooooo...
However, I did find a solution that is lots of fun. :-) Here is the complete thread - https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Jira-Software-questions/How-do-i-set-default-assignee-and-workflow-in-next-gen-projects/qaq-p/943401
However, here is the solution steps that basically has you getting access to the project Details page by constructing the URL
Find your project ID:
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