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Hi I'm Danny

I free dive in the ocean, down to depths of 60 feet for up to 2 minutes, on a single breath, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

When my wife and I first moved to California, I hated the ocean. All of that changed when I first tried spearfishing. Now I want to spend every free minute in the water. My love for free diving and spearfishing caused me to start a local club to help promote my love for the ocean. I work in the action sports industry and also love to snowboard, mountain bike, and skateboard. I support my family by designing fashion watches which are sold worldwide

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church and my parents taught me the gospel from a young age, but just like everyone else I still have my own personal conversion story. I wanted and needed my own testimony of the truthfulness of the Restored Gospel. I did what every person searching for Truth does - I read the scriptures and prayed. In particular I read the Book of Mormon cover to cover and took Moroni's challenge (Moroni 10:3-5) to pray to know if the Book of Mormon truly was the word of God and if Joseph Smith really did see God the Father and Jesus Christ. While teaching a friend about the church, the Holy Spirit testified to my soul that these things were true. A great joy filled my soul because of this newly received testimony. My experiences on my mission, during college, in married life, and through church callings have continued to strengthen my testimony of the Restored Gospel. I know that God is my Father, Jesus is the Christ - the Savior of the world. I know that God and Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith. He was visited by angels and translated the Book of Mormon through the power of God. God continues to call prophets in our day and speaks to them. I know Thomas S. Monson is God's prophet today. The fulness of the gospel can be found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and that's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I currently have the best calling in the Church. I get to work with the youth. I try my best to teach the young men to make righteous choices. The youth of today face so many challenges, but the youth are remarkable. They're great examples of true followers of Christ.