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Hi I'm Alan

I grew up in San Diego. I spend my time developing computer software and raising my family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love my family. We enjoy playing board games and outdoor games together, going hiking, camping, and dancing. I've spent a couple years as an American Sign Language interpreter for some of my Deaf friends. I'm interested in being a professor in Computer Science, with an emphasis in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are Mormon and have taught me the gospel through the scriptures and by bringing me to church. I pray to God to know the truth, and have learned that the gospel is true and that Jesus is the Christ. The teachings of the gospel, particularly the atonement of Jesus Christ, inspire me to be a better and happier person. This is what I want for me, my family, and my friends, and that is why I am Mormon.

How I live my faith

While I was still single, I helped organize activities for other single members of the church to get together and socialize - comprised of a short spiritual lesson followed by a game or activity. I've also helped organize an online calendar and membership directory for the local church, as well as help the members of the church make the most use of it. This helps members of the church to get in touch with each other so that they can better reach out to each other.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Alan
Families are central to God's plan for us. As a team, we can encourage and strengthen each other. Our families can be our greatest source of love and joy. If we obey God's plan, then our families can remain together after this life. God is our spiritual, Heavenly Father, and loves us and wants us to have joy. We can love and support our children, as our Heavenly Father loves and supports us. Show more Show less