“I just swooped her off her feet,” Erik said.
On their first date, they had pulled an all-nighter to watch movies together but Erik kept his distance the entire night.
The two said they’re only downfall to health and fitness is their love for food. “We’re little piggies,” Ali said. They both have a bit of a sweet tooth for ice cream, cookies and cereal before bed that the working out kind of balances it out, Ali said.
“Honey Nut Cheerios are the best,” Jessie laughed. “But we try to be good too.”
They will be celebrating Valentine’s Day a day early at a music show in Louisville and working on the actual holiday – serving the many dinner dates of Valentine’s Day evening.
It just feels like a family, Ben said.
Working with intramural sports over the past few years and participating in the leagues has also introduced the two to some of their closest friends. But most importantly, intramural sports is what brought the two in proximity of each other.
Photos by: Mariya Merkley and Alexus Smith