Homecoming king and queen marry in the same college stadium they were crowned in 28-years prior after drifting apart and having their own families
- Greg Dabice and Janet Jaramillo met briefly during Montclair State University’s homecoming on October 17, 1992
- After homecoming, Jaramillo graduated and went on to start her own marketing agency and Dabice went into industrial engineering
- Both had their own sets of children, with Dabice having five kids and the mother having two boys
- The two divorced from their previous relationships in 2016 and soon reconnected on dating apps
- Back in April, Dabice proposed to Jaramillo because he didn’t want to be separated from her during the pandemic
- They got married on August 1
A New Jersey couple who were crowned homecoming king and queen in 1992 before going their separate ways, rekindled their romance and married in the same football stadium last weekend.
Greg Dabice and Janet Jaramillo met briefly when they were crowned Montclair State University royalty at the 50-yard line on the field on October 17, 1992.
‘I caught eyes with him and he looked at me, and I was like, oh, he’s so cute,’ Jaramillo explained to WLNY.
Greg Dabice and Janet Jaramillo met briefly during Montclair State University’s homecoming on October 17, 1992
On August 1, the pair got married after 28 years. The ceremony was held at the same 50-yard-line where the two were crowned
Dabice recalled: ‘I do remember that there was a brief moment in the parade when we gave a little wave.’
The two went their separate ways after posing for photos, with Jaramillo going on to start her own marketing agency while Dabice went into industrial engineering.
‘Life took its course,’ the mother-of-two boys added. Dabice became a father to three girls and two boys.
But by 2016, they would both find themselves on dating apps after their previous marriages fizzled out. It was on the apps where the two would reconnect.
The ceremony was attended by the couple’s children and families. Jaramillo has two sons from her previous marriage while Dabice had five kids
‘I was so shocked, I couldn’t believe it. I got in touch with one of my fraternity brothers who kind of remembers everything, and I said, ‘Phil, is this her?’ And he said, ‘Yeah, it’s her, go get your queen,” Dabice said.
The two quickly developed an intense relationship.
Back in April, Dabice proposed to Jaramillo because he didn’t want to be separated from her during the pandemic.
Montclair State University’s police chief officiated the socially distanced wedding
The school’s mascot gave the couple their rings during the ceremony
They knew almost immediately where to get married.
‘As soon as I reached out, it was like the floodgates opened,’ Jaramillo said.
The pair got married on August 1 with a small number of friends and family.
Montclair State University’s police chief officiated the socially distanced wedding and the school’s mascot carried the couples ring.
Dabice proposed to Jaramillo in April because he didn’t want to have to quarantine away from her