We met online way back in 2009 and got engaged in 2011. We married in 2015 in Saint Paul, Minnesota at 100 year old James J. Hill Reference Library. Kenny loves architecture and Steven loves books, so it was the perfect venue.
Kenny was born in Indiana to a Filipino mother, who herself immigrated to the US, and a German/Scot-Irish father. Being in a military family, he moved multiple times as a child. His family eventually settled in Maryland. After high school, he decided to go to college at Hamline University in Saint Paul where both his grandfather and uncle studied. He is a Quality Engineer at a medical device manufacturing facility. He ensures the products are safe and effective for use at hospitals and clinics. Kenny enjoys all sorts of video and board games. This has been a hobby of his family for as long as he can remember; even his mother plays video games to this day!
Steven was born in Minneapolis and grew up in rural, central Minnesota. He went to a community college in Minneapolis where he studied Library Information Science. He is a Trial Case Assistant at a law firm in downtown Minneapolis. He helps paralegals and attorneys prepare for everything litigation related. Steven loves reading, has a small collection of Star Trek figurines, and takes our dogs on a daily walk on the wooded trails in our neighborhood.
Friends play an active role in our lives. Many of our friends are classmates from college. We still regularly hold cook outs and celebrate milestones, such as engagements, weddings and babies. We both love to travel! We love to travel locally to cabins in the woods of Minnesota and Wisconsin or further away to Chicago and New York City. In 2019, Steven took his first foray out of the country and we both traveled to France! We spent time in Grenoble, Nice, and Paris. We are already planning our next European adventure and hope to continue exploring the world together.