Spoiler alert: the mood was good.
Four months after the impromptu marathon date, Johnson moved to Tennessee, where the couple, who have been married for almost seven years, now reside with their daughter drew3 and son Jett, 18 months. East said he was drawn to her thoughtfulness, humble nature and smile that “gets me every time.” For Johnson, it was the fact that she could let her ponytail down, so to speak.
“I was such a perfectionist that people like, I felt like I couldn’t be myself out in the world,” she recalled. “And Andrew was so full of life and he didn’t give a damn, and I felt like I could really be myself around him.”
The athlete continued, “He made me feel like I could be more confident and I loved that. And so many things.”