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Hi I'm Asher

I grew up in central Florida. I'm studying to be a neurologist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've loved watching and playing basketball ever since a was little. I was a wrestler in high school, and I later coached a JV team. I've always been interested in bugs and reptiles. My brothers and I liked to catch spiders, scorpions, snakes, and even alligators at our home in Florida. I ended up studying biology in college. After college, I decided to apply to medical school, so I could become a neurologist. I'm married and I have three little children, two boys and one girl. My wife is originally from Russia.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family, and ever since I was little, I was taught that there is a God and that He is my Father in heaven. I was taught that I could pray to Him whenever and wherever I happened to be, and that He was always listening and able to help. I was taught that books like the Bible and The Book of Mormon contained the words of God given to us through prophets, and that those words would help me through difficult times. I've never felt alone in this world, and I have always had comfort knowing that God continues to call prophets and apostles today just as He did in ancient times. Now that I'm grown and have my own family, I continue to do those things and teach them to my own children because I know the teachings of Jesus Christ will help them through this life too.

How I live my faith

Every Sunday I attend church, and two times a month I am in charge of teaching the Sunday School lesson to a group of about 15-20 young adults like me. I've been doing that for almost a year now. Before that, I was teaching a Bible class to a small group of teenagers. Being able to stand up and teach in front of a group like that is not one of my strengths, but I am grateful for the opportunity to get better at it little by little. I know the things I'm teaching about Jesus Christ are important and change lives.