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Hi I'm Gianni

I'm a Entrepreneur, I survived Hurricane Andrew, I love soccer, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Bogota, Colombia and was raised in Miami, Florida. I grew up with people from various countries and enjoyed learning about their music, food, and culture. In 1992, I experienced the devastation of Hurricane Andrew - I remember there was a point the winds were so fierce the house felt it was going to blow away, at that moment we thought it would be our last. I survived the hurricane, we rebuilt, and later on I realized God had a purpose for me. When I was around 11, I fell in love with the sport of soccer and since then I have never let it go. I have always been fascinated with the dynamics involved with getting products from one country to another, this passion is what fueled me to create a international logistics company.

Why I am a Mormon

After Hurricane Andrew, a family member sent the missionaries to our house. At first my older brother and I wouldn't answer the door because we had heard bad things about the LDS church. Finally, my mom insisted we let them in and we had the chance to hear them out. As they taught us different principles of the gospel, we began to find out that many of the things people said about the LDS church weren't true. They taught of Christ and shared verses from the bible to confirm the doctrine they were teaching. The best thing about their message is they always invited us to ponder and pray to God if the things they taught us were true. After recieving my answer from God through the Holy Ghost that what the missionaries taught was true, I became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I will never forget the day of my baptism, almost 20 years later I'm grateful I made that choice to follow the promptings of the spirit. I don't know what my life would have been if I hadn't made that decision.

How I live my faith

The great thing about our church is the many opportunities you get to serve the community. As a youth in the church, I was a boy scout and helped out with different service projects. We visited the sick at hospitals, we collected items for the needy, and we would perform skits for the elderly at nursing homes. As an adult, I have worked with our youth group to help them understand the importance of serving others and caring for those less fortunate. We also help instill values and principles that will help them be better nieghbors and citizens. I'm grateful to have joined the church in my youth and learn of these valuable principles, I strive daily to give of my best as friend, church member, and businessman.