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Clemson Football Alum Braden Galloway Marries College Sweetheart in ‘Botanical Bliss’ Wedding

  • April 30, 2023

The college football star and Mackenzie Grimsley exchanged vows in a romantic ceremony at the Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California on Friday

Katie WIlson

Katie WIlson

Braden Galloway said “I do” to his college sweetheart!

The Clemson alum, 22, and Mackenzie Grimsley exchanged vows in a romantic ceremony at the Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California, on Friday.

“It’s rare that you find your person so early in life, but I was blessed to meet Mackenzie at such a young age, and we’ve experienced so much growth and maturity together,” Galloway tells PEOPLE exclusively. “It makes me feel like I’ve known her my whole life and we still have forever to go.”

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Katie WIlson

Katie WIlson

The pair exchanged vows in an intimate twilight garden setting, with the bride wearing the first of two gowns by designer Pnina Tornai. Galloway wore a custom black suit from Nota Bene Bespoke which featured special photos of the couple over the course of their relationship. Each of Galloway’s groomsmen wore suits gifted by Men’s Wearhouse.

Following the nuptials, guests enjoyed passed hors d’oeuvres including fries in a cone, plancha shrimp skewer and Korean fried chicken before a plated 3-course dinner of little gem Caesar salad, grilled hanger steak, jidori chicken breast — Herb Roasted Pearled Barley, roasted kohlrabi with za’atar, cacio e pepe and bucatini pasta.

Katie WIlson

Katie WIlson

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At midnight, snack boxes filled with In-N-Out burgers, fries and a vintage bottle of coke were served as a nod to the couple’s home state of California. For the cake, the newlyweds

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