Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Rankin of Greystone announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Rankin, to John W. Brooks IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Brooks III of Houston.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. A. Bradley Rankin of Alameda, Calif., and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Wicks of Seattle.
Miss Rankin is a graduate of Spain Park High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Alabama, where she received her bachelor’s degree and was a member of the women’s crew team and also competed in equestrian events statewide. She received her master’s degree in clinical human nutrition from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2011. Miss Rankin is employed as a lead dietitian in Houston.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brooks of Huntsville and Mrs. Dorothy Micak and the late Mr. W.A. Micak of Katy, Texas.
Mr. Brooks is a 2004 graduate of Cypress Falls High School in Houston and a 2008 graduate of the University of Alabama, where he received a bachelor’s degree in English and history and was a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity. He is employed with Metalplate Galvanizing Company in Houston.
The wedding is planned for May 17 at Saint Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Birmingham. A reception will follow at Oak Island Antebellum Mansion.