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Shawn Johnson Marries NFL Player Andrew East – See the Stunning Photo

Shawn Johnson Marries Andrew East
Shawn Johnson and Andrew East
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updated 04/17/2016 AT 08:25 AM EDT

originally published 04/16/2016 AT 08:05 PM EDT

Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson wed NFL player Andrew East in Tennessee on Saturday. "I've found my guy," Johnson, 24, tells PEOPLE exclusively. "And he's my best friend, so making it official is exciting."

The special day was organized by Johnson with celebrity wedding planner Sara Fried of FĂȘte Nashville.

Although the former Olympian – and Dancing with the Stars champ – admitted to a few pre-wedding jitters, the outdoor ceremony, held at a private farm in Franklin, was exactly as she hoped: "intimate and relaxed."

Johnson and East, 24, a former player at Vanderbilt University who was recently signed by the Oakland Raiders, met about three years ago through East's brother, a fellow athlete. The couple lives in Nashville.



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Shawn Johnson and Andrew East

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"Everything is right about him!" Johnson told PEOPLE.

"The more I wasn't trying to impress him by being that celebrity girl or Olympic gymnast, but was just my weird, awkward self, the more he loved me. And it just became more and more comfortable."
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