Alexa Vega: How I Knew My Fiancé Was the One

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Alexa Vega and her Big Time Rush amor Carlos Pena, Jr. recently announced the news of their engagement on Instagram, and Vega couldn't be happier about their future life together!

"He's pretty incredible that one," the 25-year-old told People. "I've never met anybody who is as driven and as motivated and inspires me as much as Carlos does."

The Machete Kills star revealed that at first, she didn't think that as a couple, they'd come along as far as they have.

"When I met Carlos, I had never dated a Latin guy ... I don't know if it's because all of my family is like a Latin crazy family, but I've only dated tall, lanky white guys – everybody has been over 6-foot-3 and white," she said.

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Priscilla Rodriguez is Latina.com’s Associate Editor. She provides coverage on nearly every topic with a focus on celebrity entertainment. Before hitting the pavement at Latina, Priscilla worked for various outlets including Teen.com, InStyle and Us Weekly. You can follow her on Twitter @priscilrodrig.

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