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Hi I'm Jason

I grew up in a suburb of Los Angeles. I am the 4th of 6 children. I am currently a Physical therapy student at UNM. I'm mormon.

About Me

I love to run. I have ran 2 marathons and have done lots of competitive racing since I was 22. I had gained 40 lbs. in two years and decided to get back into it. I got my BS degree from Weber State University in Ogden, UT. I studied Athletic Training and now I'm getting my Doctorate in Physical therapy. I love dating. I go on at least 1 date every week and love to try new things and just get to know the girls.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was 18 years old, I realized that I had always just taken my parents word that the gospel was true. I realized that I had to figure out for myself if this was the lifestyle for me. I started to read the book of Mormon and as I read, I prayed every night. Each night I expected to feel something amazing. I wanted an angel to come down from heaven... that didn't happen, but what did happen was that as I prayed, I was given a peace and comfort that this was what is right. It wasn't much but at the time I thought about my life and how happy I had been when I wasn't living right and I knew that this is what I needed to be doing. It started that simple. I decided then to serve a mission for the church. I still wasn't sure, but I knew that it was good. Then, as I was in the missionary training center in Provo, UT, I felt very discouraged and unsure of what I was doing. I prayed again for comfort. It didn't come right away. Then one evening, Henry B. Eyring, one of the current apostles came and spoke to us. I felt like I was going to just go back home and live my life as I had. He spoke and was talking about discouragement. Towards the end of his remarks, I stopped I heard a voice in my mind saying, " He is a true apostle." I was filled with a feeling of warmth and love. I knew that it was true. Since then, I have felt that same assurance many times. I cannot deny what I know to be true.

How I live my faith

As many of us I have had my struggles, but have found that as I put others first in my life I have been strengthened. I spend much of my time volunteering with inner city kids. With that attending the University, and work I stay fairly busy, but the Lord multiplies your time.