Meet the couple with a 47-year age gap - 'She is so perfect for me'

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Kathi and Devaughn have been together for a year. Image courtesy Credit: mdwfeatures/ DevaughnAubrey/ Magazine Features
Kathi and Devaughn have been together for a year. Image courtesy Credit: mdwfeatures/ DevaughnAubrey/ Magazine Features
  • Kathi Jenkins (74) met Devaughn Aubrey (27) from Texas, USA, on the adult hookup site Adult Friend Finder (AFF).
  • Surprisingly, after getting to know each other, the relationship turned into much more than sex for Kathi and Devaughn, and they are now engaged. 
  • Kathi is retired and has four children, thirteen grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Kathi Jenkins has had a few long-term relationships but has never been married. The 74-year-old works as a stocker at Walmart and a porter elsewhere. Her fiancé Devaughn Aubrey (27), has no children but has been married before to his high school sweetheart when he was 24. The couple divorced in 2021, shortly before he met Kathi.

Kathi and Devaughn have now been in a relationship for over a year, and are planning to get married next year. They have faced some adversity in their relationship, with Kathi usually going for tall white men, so Devaughn was a surprise to her family. One of her daughters has an issue with him being vegan.

Devaughn's family is supportive for the most part, but they thought he was lying about just how old she was until he showed them pictures. Kathi and Devaughn both agree this is the healthiest relationship they have ever been in and are looking forward to getting married and building their future together.

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Kathi and Devaughn have been together for a year.
Kathi and Devaughn have been together for a year and plan to get married soon. All images courtesy Credit: MDWfeatures/ DevaughnAubrey/ Magazine Features 

“She is so perfect for me and she is very experienced in life and teaches me a lot. We never fight, can always talk without yelling and I trust her completely,” says Devaughn.

"She smells really good all the time. Her voice is amazing and soothing. And it's cute to see her move her little lips around and make sounds with them. So cute. Her face is so damn gorgeous it's hard to take my eyes off her image; really hard, makes me weak when I think about it. Her eyes are so pretty and attractive and inviting makes me want to live in them, best pair I have ever seen."

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“Kathi knows how to make me feel better when I'm upset and sad but then it makes me miss her more. Kathi is funny, I don't realize how crazy I am until she laughs at me. She knows a lot of jokes, jokes that make you think you know what is coming but she always says something you didn't except. She's good at making things sound dirty when they aren't," he says.

“She has a very pretty face and very sexy body from her cute little toes that wiggle around to her big squishy thighs, to her wide jiggly hips that give her so much pain to her weird belly button that I love to play with," he says.

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“She sings beautifully and she knows a lot of those old songs that remind me of the stuff my grandmother liked and she knows a lot of the artists that my grandmother liked," he says.

"I guess I like how old she is because I like older women or old women, regardless if she needs a walker and stuff. I have never been bothered by that."

Kathi explains how the couple originally hooked up in 2021. “Devaughn messaged me on AFF (a hook-up site), like many others. I responded and gave him my phone [number], so we could text,” says Kathi.

“I'm not into black men, and I neglected to ask about his height. Something about him made me agree to a meeting. Many men say stupid stuff, and I won't meet them, but Devaughn never did. He liked my stories, and he thought I was hot."

Kathi and Devaughn have been together for a year.

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Since she lives two hours away, the couple talked for four months before they actually met.

She got sick with Covid-19 for a while, and he had car problems, but after everything was resolved, they agreed to drive two hours early in the morning to meet in person for the first time.

“Once I got to her house, she was waiting for me already in bed and directed me inside her house to her room. I came in her door and saw her. She looked way hotter than her pictures and smelled really sweet and good," he says.

“She had this silky dark red blouse on with nothing else."

From there onwards, the rest is history.

Credit: MDWfeatures/DevaughnAubrey/Magazine Features

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