Just Engaged: Jennifer and Shawn's Engagement Photos

"I can’t wait to wake up to his sweet face every morning," says beaming bride-to-be Jennifer, who met her fiance Shawn through a Christian organization. "I can’t wait to grow old with him!" We celebrate their love!

Charli Penn Apr, 23, 2014

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"I’ve never been this happy with anyone in my entire life!" boasts bride-to-be Jennifer, who's looking forward to walking down the aise with her fiancé Shawn this summer in Atlanta.

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"This may sound crazy, but the moment I laid eyes on him I felt like he was The One," says Jennifer. "As we began to get to know each other I was able to confirm what I was feeling. Shawn is everything that I asked God for and everything that God knew I needed."

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"It was definitely love at first sight," Jennifer shares. "I’ve had so much peace throughout our courtship and I’ve never had that before in any other relationship that I’ve been in."

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"My mother brags about her Son-In-Law to be all the time," Jennifer shares. "She told me when she met him she knew he was the man that I would marry. My mother has never said that to me about anyone. I love that Shawn let her in on the surprise proposal and asked her permission for my hand in marriage." 

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"My friends were a little skeptical at first because things were moving so fast," Jennifer admits. "But once they got to meet him, they fell in love with him. I’ve had some friends tell me after a few months into our relationship that they can’t wait for the wedding."

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"I love looking at my engagement ring every day," says Jennifer. "It is such an amazing symbol of God’s and Shawn’s love for me. When you honor God, he honors you."

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"There are so many things that I love about Jennifer," brags groom-to-be Shawn. "What I love most is her obedience to Christ."

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"Besides her beauty, she’s such a giving and caring person," Shawn says. "She really took the time to get to know my children and play an active role in their lives. That was important to me."

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"God showed me her prior to even meeting her," Shawn reveals. "I didn’t know what she would look like, but I knew the type of Christian Woman she would be."

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"What made Jennifer stand out was her love for Christ, her truthfulness about her past, and where God was taking her," Shawn shares. "I loved her sincerity in what she was seeking Christ to give her in a man and her obedience to stay abstinent until her wedding night."

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"When I look into Jennifer’s eyes on our wedding day I will feel overwhelmingly blessed to have the most wonderful woman in front of me," Shawn says. "My Proverbs 31 woman."

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"We are definitely enjoying planning the wedding but more importantly preparing for the marriage," says Jennifer. "We are currently taking a 12 week premarital class at our church and it has been an amazing journey. It forces us to work through issues that we didn’t even know were there. I recommend pre-marital counseling to every engaged couple."

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"When we’re (finally!) husband and wife, I can’t wait to wake up to hit sweet face every morning," Jennifer shares. "I can’t wait to grow old with him."

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Join us as we congratulate Jennifer and Shawn on their engagement. Leave the soon-to-be-weds a little comment love below. Want to see your engagement photos featured in Just Engaged? Email us now!