Steven & Shakima Wilson

We got married on Homecoming, October 19, and we graduated on December 13 together.


—Shakima Wilson, of Newbern, Alabama, and Steven Wilson, of Picayune, Mississippi, met as members of the UAB Gospel Choir. Shakima was well known as an NCAA champion with the UAB women’s track and field team. Wilson performed vocals on several choir projects and won UAB talent competitions. Shakima graduated in 2014 with a history degree, and Steven completed his psychology degree in 2018. They married in 2019, just before graduating together from UAB's communication management master's program.

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