Kim ~ Cole
Balkeum is the granddaughter of the late Yongsik Kim and Eemyunn Shin of Geoje, South Korea and also of the late Eurnsang Lee and Bounsoone Park of Busan, South Korea. Balkeum is a 2009 graduate of Kyung Hee University in Seoul, South Korea and is currently a Master's student at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University.
James is the grandson of Jean Cole and the late Dale Cole of Corpus Christi, Texas and also of Jerry and Vera Wofford of Midlothian, Texas. He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor's degree and from Seoul National University with a Master's degree. James is employed at Berry Appleman & Leiden in Dallas, Texas.
The couple plans to be married in Waco, Texas in the coming spring and hold a marriage celebration in South Korea later in the summer.