'19 Kids and Counting' Star Josiah Duggar Enters Into Courtship With His Girlfriend

Find out how Josiah met his 17-year-old girlfriend.

ByABC News
April 13, 2015, 12:35 PM

— -- Josiah Duggar, 18, has entered into courtship with his girlfriend Marjorie Jackson, 17, the "19 Kids and Counting" star revealed to People magazine.

Duggar met the woman he intends to marry during his Spanish lessons with Jackson's mother. They began courting last week.

"It's been going very well. I met Marjorie a few years ago," he told the magazine. "When I was taking Spanish lessons at her house and I was very impressed with the way she was with her siblings and her love for the Lord."

Duggar added that he "really noticed" his potential mate when they went on a mission trip to El Salvador late last year. Jackson said she's liked Duggar for a while now.

"For me it was an immediate thing, I have always admired him and his family," she said.