Carnegie Mellon University

Faryal Khan-Thompson and Jaleni Thompson

February 23, 2018

So Much Love in the Room

On Carnegie Mellon's campus in the fall of 2004, native New Yorkers Faryal Khan-Thompson (DC'08) and Jaleni Thompson (TPR'08) met for the first time during their first-year student orientation. 

After studying in the Carnegie Mellon Advising Resource Center (CMARC) office together and carpooling home to upstate New York on holiday breaks many years ago, the couple tied the knot thirteen years later this past November surrounded by a “fusion of cultures, family and friends with so much love in the room.” 

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Photo Credit: Sambajoy Photo & Art