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Hi I'm Reed

I'm a young father attending law school. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I grew up in southern Idaho the second of five childeren. I love the outdoors (hunting, fishing, camping, skiing, etc.), American history, and spending time with family. I have a B.S. in mechanical engineering and am working on a law degree. My past jobs have included bus driver, farm hand, construction worker, and working in a potato fresh packing plant.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Mormon faith by my parents, who taught me the basic doctrines of the church. In my teenage years I began to see how the teachings of the church affected my family, we enjoyed a feeling of love and contentment in our home that came through following the gospel of Jesus Christ. After I went to college and had to wade through my own struggles in life without the support that I was accustomed to I learned that I needed to rely on the Savior to find happiness in this life and I decided that I would follow Him the very best I could for the rest of my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith first by seeking ways that I can help those around me. I also try to devote as much time as possible to my wife and children. In my local church I work with the eight-year-old boys as a Cub Scout Den leader.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

The family is the basic unit of any society, it is where we first learn right from wrong and how to interact with other people. Having strong family ties gives us a love and support group that cannot be found anywhere else. Because families are so vital to a happy mortal life Heavenly Father has made it possible for our family ties to extend into the next life. This belief makes it even more important to foster family relationships so that we can enjoy them in the life to come. Show more Show less