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Hi I'm Sterling

I grew up in the great Northwest. I speak Spanish. I am an avid sports fan and an aspiring dentist. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a twin and was born in the South, but raised in the Oregon and Washington. I have always loved sports -- especially basketball and football, which I played in high school. I studied at a junior college and transferred to the University level with my associate's degree. My favorite subject in school is Spanish, which I now speak fluently after having studied at the high-school and collegiate level to go along with a personal study of the language while living abroad in Argentina. I suffer from ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but am still finding great success. Right now, I am studying Biology and finance in preparation for dental school and am engaged to be married.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have received personal confirmations from God through His messenger, the Holy Ghost, indicating the His existence as well as that of our Savior, Jesus Christ. After reading "The Book of Mormon Another Testament of Jesus Christ," I prayed to God, asking Him if everything I had read was true and He responded to my prayer in a personal and powerful way. Upon following the doctrine of the LDS Mormon church and heeding the counsel I have received from its leaders, my life has been richly blessed and I have felt great joy. I have no doubt that the LDS church is guided by God Himself. I also know with every fiber of my being that the Book of Mormon is every bit as true as the Holy Bible and that, in abiding by the principles explored by these two compendia of holy scripture, all people will be happier and better-prepared to confront the difficulties of life.

How I live my faith

Outside of church I live my faith by volunteering for various service opportunities within my community, including beautification projects, clearing lots and helping build homes for the Habitat for Humanity organization, restoring trails in national parks, and planting trees. Within the church, I do my part by helping set up for, clean up after, and organize optional Tuesday evening meetings for young adults. I also meet with other church members to share spiritual thoughts and offer support.