The bride-elect is the daughter of Deborah and John Potter, Mountain City, and Jerry Wilson, Vilas, N.C. She is the granddaughter of Goldia and Willis Rash, Ashe County, N.C.
Keisha is currently enrolled at East Tennessee State University, where she is studying cardiopulmonary science. She plans to become a registered respiratory therapist and one day attend Physician’s Assistant School.
Keisha is a former Miss Johnson City and a former Miss Capital City, in which she had the opportunity to twice compete for the title of Miss Tennessee.
She is currently employed at The Wellness Center, Johnson City, as a front desk coach.
Derrick is the son of Keith and Pendola Nave, Elizabethton. He is the grandson of Junior and Barbara Britt, Johnson City, and Wanda Nave, Carter County, and the late Homer Nave.
Derrick is a graduate of Milligan College, where he achieved a bachelor’s degree in sports management. He was also a three-year starter for the Milligan Buffalos basketball team. He currently holds accreditation through the American College of Sports Medicine as a health and fitness specialist and is employed as a personal trainer at The Wellness Center, Johnson City.
Derrick and Keisha plan to marry in the late summer of 2013.