Koryn, 31, met her new-husband Jorel, 34, in the last place she ever imagined—a nightclub in paradise. She and her girlfriends were vacationing in San Juan, Puerto Rico when they bumped into Joel and his friends at popular hotspot El San Juan. They never expected to see each other again, but when they did, sparks began to fly. Now they're headed to the altar this winter. Share their love!
“My friends were all for ‘Team Joel’ from day one,” says Koryn. “When we first met in Puerto Rico, they could not stop talking about how nice he is and what a gentleman he was.”
“After a date once, we had been talking about our future, and that’s when he told me that he loved me,” says Koryn. “I told him the feeling was definitely mutual and said ‘I love you too’ right back, of course.”
“Once I realized he was proposing, it all became a blur,” admits Koryn. “I just remember being extremely happy—I had the BIGGEST smile on my face—and I was so touched in that moment. It was overwhelming! In fact, someone who was leaving the theater at the time saw the proposal and stopped by to tell us congratulations!”
Joel proposed to Koryn with a three-stone, radiant-cut diamond set in 14k white gold. She loves everything about her ring.
“My parents love him,” boasts Koryn. “My mom has been calling Joel her 'son-in-law' before he even proposed.”
“I think he chose to marry me because he genuinely loves me," admits Koryn. "He says he fell in love with my smile and laugh, and he knows I love him with all of my heart. He prayed about it, and we genuinely enjoy spending time with one another and growing together.”
“I can’t wait to wake up to him and his smile every morning,” admits Koryn. “We’re also waiting (remaining celibate until marriage) so I’m definitely looking forward to being one with him, on a whole new level.”
The happy couple makes sure to have “date night” every Friday that they’re together, no matter what.
“Joel is loving, responsible and sexy,” says Koryn, who plans to meet him at the altar on December 1st, 2012, in San Juan Puerto Rico where they first met.
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