29 Apr 2021 Couple of the month: Jenny and David Lee
HER STORY: Jenny Lee
Native of: South Korea.
Where did you grow up: Houston, Texas.
Education: Bachelor’s in computer information systems; associate degree in nursing
Job: Co-owner of Bulgogi Korean BBQ; registered nurse at Central Arkansas Heart Clinic.
Why did you choose your vocation: David and I had a vision to bring Korean cuisine to Faulkner County. I chose nursing because I wanted to help others and go on medical mission trips.
Parents: Joseph and Grace Young of Conway.
Church activities: We attend Antioch Baptist Church.
Hobbies/special interests: I love running, swimming, and cooking for others.
How would you describe yourself: I am a grateful wife and mother of two who feels blessed as a business owner and loves helping others through nursing.
What is one thing people don’t know about you: I am not a morning person. I have to push the snooze button about four times. And I am a big germaphobe.
Most enjoyed weekend activity: To have family time by doing things outdoors such as going to the park, hiking or bike riding.
What is your motto: Give all glory to God.
What do you enjoy most about living in the 501: The love and support from the community — especially during the pandemic.
HIS STORY: David Lee
Native of: South Korea.
Where did you grow up: Daegu, South Korea.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
Job: Co-owner of Bulgogi Korean BBQ.
Why did you choose your vocation: When I was in the Korean military, I had the chance to be the personal chef for the general and knew that cooking was my passion.
Parents: Tae-Ho Lee and Ki-Hoon Lee; they live in Daegu, South Korea.
Church activities: I attend Antioch Baptist Church.
Hobbies/special interests: Bible study, developing new dishes, and I love to sing and swim.
How would you describe yourself: Always having faith, family-oriented and work-driven.
What is one thing people don’t know about yoU: I have a degree in mechanical engineering.
Most enjoyed weekend activity: Resting and having Bible study time with family.
What is your motto: To live Christlike.
What do you enjoy most about living in the 501: It feels like a big family even though there are so many people. And we have so many beautiful churches.
When/how we met:
We were set up on a blind date by a Korean pastor. Our first date was at San Francisco Sandwich Company.
The proposal: June 18, 2006.
Wedding bells: Married in September 2006, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.
Noah and Olivia.
Family activities enjoyed together:
Riding our bicycles and hiking.