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Hi I'm Corey

I've lived in Hawaii, Utah, Iowa, Oregon and Chile. I coach basketball. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a tall (6'4"), skinny, kinda pale guy who likes being around people. I grew up playing basketball and was lucky enough to do so in college. And now I get to coach a college team. I'm happy-go-lucky and I would rather be smiling and poor than sad and rich. But I'm trying to find a way to be a smiley, rich guy. No luck so far, but I'll keep you posted. Haha. Oh, and I laugh at my own jokes.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in an LDS family, so I guess that's how I became Mormon. But I've stayed Mormon because it is the lifestyle I want. This Church has given me a very clear perspective on life and what I want to get out of it. It teaches me how to find long-term happiness, as well as happiness right now. I feel the constant desire to progress and get better, and even though I make mistakes and stumble along the way, I always feel like there is a worthwhile goal out in front of me that I am going to reach. Mormon isn't my religion. It is my life.

How I live my faith

I live in an area with a great mix of people. There is such a wide variety of people, religions, and interests here. I spend a lot of time with people from the LDS Church and attending activities and services, but most of my closest friends are not LDS. So I spend a lot of time with them as well. And because there are so many Church activities going on each week, many of my friends have been able to become familiar with the Church. I try not to hide the fact that I go to Institute classes (those are similar to Bible Study classes), Home Evening (a type of Youth Group) or other Church events because I want my friends to know how important my faith is to me. I try not to push any of my beliefs on others, but those close to me know that I am always open to answer their questions and I always try to live what I believe.