He is the son of Jim and Bev King, Baldwin City, and Larry and Nadine Briggs, Baldwin City.
She graduated from Ottawa High School in 2011 and is currently studying biochemistry at the University of Kansas.
He graduated from Pomona High School in 2007. He works as a firefighter for the Lawrence/Douglas County Fire/Medical Department.
Their wedding is scheduled for Sept. 7, 2013, at First Baptist Church, Ottawa.