Mr. and Mrs. William Van Richardson of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennie Linn Richardson of Sumter, to Joseph Khalid Freiji of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Brawner Duffie Jr. of Wedgefield and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ray Richardson of Owensboro, Kentucky. She graduated from Laurence Manning Academy in Manning and is pursuing a degree in education from the United Kingdom's Early Years Education Program, Cache. She is employed as an early childhood teacher in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Hassan Hamdar of Abu Dhabi. He graduated from Al Hosn University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Finance. He is employed as a financial analyst for Abu Dhabi International Bank.

The wedding is planned for July 28, 2018, at Wedgefield Presbyterian Church, Wedgefield.