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Shaunie O’Neal and Pastor Keion Henderson are engaged to be married. 

Pastor Keion popped the question on a tropical island on Thursday, November 11, at 11:11 p.m., after dating the “Basketball Wives” star and executive producer for nearly two years. 

And of course, she said, “Yes!”

Shaunie’s rep said the 11/11 motif has been “a meaningful symbolism and point of connection” for the couple.

It has played a significant role throughout their relationship since the day they met as they call, text or pray together daily at that time each day without fail. Thus it became the perfect day to cement their love.

Pastor Keion Henderson laced Shaunie O’Neal’s ring finger with a custom 4.22-karat radiant-cut diamond ring with 50 round-cut brilliant white diamonds set in an 18-karat white gold band by Jason of Beverly Hills. 

After proposing, Pastor surprised his future First Lady with a beautiful private fireworks display.

In a statement to People, Shaunie gushed: 

This was one of the most magical and special days of my life, being someone that had never officially been proposed to — like no down on one knee and asked ‘will you marry me’ moment.

And honestly I’m the person that thought I would never in my lifetime experience a love like this. Everything about that night was incredibly amazing.

I wouldn’t change a single thing. As a matter of fact, I wish I could experience it over and over again. 

Keion is an extraordinary man of God. He’s wise, he’s supportive, he’s so loving and attentive. 

He loves me and my children in a way that has changed my life and my heart. 

He makes me want to be better every day. And I pray that I do the same for him. 

This love is FOREVER and I’m honored and overjoyed to do forever with him.

Pastor added: 

I’ve never been more loved than I am right now.

I’ve never met a more supportive person in my life. There is an inseparable connection that is undeniable between Shaunie and I.

I am unwilling to let anyone else occupy her space. The love and respect we share for each other contributes to our ever evolving humility and growth. 

Which ultimately makes us more like God. Who wouldn’t want a spouse that makes you more like The Creator? She simply brings out the best in me, and wants the best for me. 

Any love that accomplishes all of that naturally is worth pursuing. Our engagement is the beginning of a new day.

Shaunie O’Neal has five children from her previous marriage to Shaquille O’Neal and Pastor Keion Henderson has one daughter from a previous marriage.

Congrats to the beautiful couple.

Source: People