The day Lauren, an AKA, met Jamal, an Alpha, at a fraternity event, their lives were forever changed. The lovebirds are saying “I do” in Atlanta on June 30, 2012. Share their love!
“When we first met, Jamal thought I was attractive and confident,” admits Lauren. “I thought Jamal was powerful and fun. It turns out we were both right.”
“One thing about our relationship is that we have so much fun,” says Lauren. “One of our favorite moments is going on a 10-day vacation to Barcelona with one of our favorite couples. We laughed and danced for an entire week straight. We also love quiet time and doing nothing at all but watching reruns of Family Guy.”
Lauren and Jamal have worked well together since day one — they’re co-owners of the Total Fitness Revolution Gym in Atlanta.
“We have been together for five years, and we’ve been engaged since January 4th,” says Lauren. “It has been an amazing journey of spiritual and mental growth with an incredible life partner.”
“Right now, we are living in the moment,” admits Lauren. “We are loving planning our wedding, launching a business, excelling in our careers and learning more about each other. We’re getting ready for the next phase of our lives together. It’s so exciting!”
“I knew he was the one when he looked me in my eyes and he told me loved me,” Lauren reveals.
“I knew Lauren was the one about a month after we started dating,” admits Jamal. “I wasn’t going to ever let her go.”
“Our friends and families are very close,” Lauren tells us. “The majority of our bridal party are married or dating couples. I absolutely adore his mother, and my father and Jamal have a fantastic relationship. It makes my life so much easier to know that our families and friends get a long and support our union and our future.”
“We also love the pre-marital counseling,” admits Lauren. “It’s been amazing, we don’t want it to end but it is time to go ahead and jump the broom. Very soon!” Want to see your engagement photos featured on Just Engaged? Email us now!