Love Is Blind actor, 28, proposed to his girlfriend, Alexandra Garrison, after dating since last one year through an Instagram message. “Fiancé has a nice ring to it…,” he began the post, alongside a photo from the day Kenny popped up the question at Duke Mansion in Charlotte, North Carolina.
“Alexandra and I excited to announce our engagement!” the Netflix star added! ” Thank you for your continued love and encouragement to all our fans, family and acquaintances-we appreciate everyone and can’t wait to take this next step together.”
In a feature with PEOPLE, which was published the same day he broke the engagement news, Kenny shared even more information about the proposal. “I kept it a secret and definitely handled her questioning in the months leading up to our moment to keep her off my trail,” Kenny revealed to the publication.
Alexandra was shocked not only by Kenny’s marriage proposal, but also by a “four-carat emerald center stone ring from Diamonds Direct Jewelers” according to the publication.
However, the coronavirus pandemic had shaken up some of Kenny’s proposal plans, putting more light on the same he said, “I had organized plans to propose at The Biltmore Estate (our first date) but the vacation fell through in response to COVID-19 restrictions,” he admitted, but the newly engaged couple will at least take advantage of this new way of life.
“So many events have been delayed, canceled or pushed to 2021 or 2022, so we figure that this will allow us to plan everything out and see how COVID-19 continues to evolve,” Kenny stated.
It all started during a stargazing date, a defining moment in his new relationship occurred amid a summer getaway to Lake Gaston. After a six-hour conversation, he realized they were “meant to be” — from there on, he knew they were “on the same page.”