Ben Higgins and Jessica Clarke, who’ve been quarantining collectively at his household’s residence amid the coronavirus pandemic, reportedly acquired engaged simply over a 12 months after they first began relationship.

Ben Higgins, 31, and Jessica Clarke are formally engaged, in keeping with Us Weekly. The Bachelor alum and his fairly girl love took the romantic subsequent step after celebrating their one 12 months anniversary round Feb. The lovebirds’ huge information occurred whereas they have been quarantining in his household’s residence collectively because of the coronavirus pandemic. They’ve been there since many keep at residence orders have been put into place everywhere in the U.S. and it’s been fairly the departure from their common lengthy distance relationship which required them going backwards and forwards from his residence in Denver, CO, to hers in Nashville, TN.

Though the main points of their engagement have but to be introduced, the thrilling information doesn’t come as an excessive amount of of a shock since Ben has beforehand expressed that he would “positively” be proposing to Jessica, the outlet reported, and it was solely a matter of time earlier than the engagement would come.. “I don’t suppose that’s a query,” Ben advised the outlet a couple of doable engagement in Jan. “We’re nice. It’s enjoyable. It’s simply wholesome … I feel she would say the identical. Our relationship is wholesome. I’m a greater model of myself, a extra free model of myself than I’ve been shortly.”

On Mar. 25, Ben hinted at popping the query to Jessica quickly when he advised Us that their self-quarantining was serving to them to change into even nearer. “I consider that every one time collectively helps you prep for the subsequent steps,” he defined. “This has positively been one other time the place being with Jess has made me excited for our subsequent steps.”