Mrs. Donna Clements Johnson of Homewood announces the engagement of her daughter, Jessica Lynn Johnson, to William Jeffrey Denton Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Jeffrey Denton of Vestavia Hills. Miss Johnson is the daughter of the late Mr. Kenneth Lee Johnson of Homewood.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Francis Clements of Tuscaloosa and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Ernest Johnson of Talladega.
Miss Johnson is a 2006 graduate of Homewood High School and a 2010 graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., where she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. She was a volunteer coordinator for the Ronald McDonald House and served as president of Order of Omega. She received her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in May 2013 and received the award for most outstanding genetic counseling student. Miss Johnson is employed with Emory University as a genetic counselor for the JScreen program.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John Harley Crain Jr. of Lincolnton, Ga., and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Olin Reed, also of Lincolnton.
Mr. Denton is a 2006 graduate of Vestavia Hills High School and a 2011 graduate of Samford University, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and a member of the track and field and cross country teams for four years. During his college years, he worked at the Trak Shak in Homewood. Mr. Denton is a medical sales representative specifically focused in orthopedic trauma for Acumed.
Both the bride and groom live in Atlanta, where they enjoy spending time with friends, their dog, Arya, and their new puppy, Dempsey.
The wedding will be March 8 in Birmingham.