Carmen and Jamal met during freshman orientation at FAMU and now they’re graduating to married life. Let's celebrate their upcoming wedding!
Boy You For Me
“I love how we help each other grow,” says overjoyed bride-to-be Carmen. “We are both God-fearing people who truly value the partner that we have found in each other. Jamal can always make me smile and laugh even at times when it feels like the world is falling apart around us.”
“His proposal was a total surprise,” Carmen shares. “I knew it would come at some point but I thought it would happen about a year after we both got settled in our careers. I guess he did not want to wait.”
“I love that I know that Carmen loves me deeply and she has my best interest at heart,” says Jamal. “She has a constant relationship with God. I value these things more than most other qualities because they are timeless and have longevity.”
“Because Carmen has a true relationship with God, I feel that our marriage will have sustenance and longevity,” Jamal admits. “As we grow in Christ together, our relationship will continue to open up to deeper levels.”
“As we constantly studied for school and communicated with each other, I began to be more and more attracted to her,” says Jamal. “I will admit, her beautiful smile combined with her sweet perfume and her bright spirit were all winners for me. Not only was she smart, but she was very well rounded and cute. The more that we studied with one another the more we found that we could help each other and be a missing puzzle piece for one another.”
“My favorite thing to do with her is travel,” says Jamal. “When we go out of town we really get time to connect and regroup. It seems that we always have an opportunity to refocus our energy towards the betterment of our relationship. We have so much fun together.”
“When we’re at the altar, I know that I will feel extremely grateful and proud that we have made it to that point,” says Carmen. “It is amazing to know that nine years later, the woman who I met on ‘the set’ is who will be standing before me.”
“The man I’m about to marry is prayerful, loving and protective,” says Carmen.