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Hi I'm Devon Johnson

I grew up in Nashville, TN. I love to beatbox and play basketball. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was a college student but am currently serving a two year mission for my church. I love my family and my friends. I enjoy playing basketball and ultimate frisbee and beatboxing and eating a big ol cheeseburger. I grew up with two older brothers, a little brother and little sister. So I am the middle child. I am semi artistic and have moments were I just have to go to my room and close the door and paint something or draw an idea or build something. I love camping and being outdoors and received my Eagle Scout as a teenager. I was taught to be a hard worker but I have also learned that if you don't have fun while you are doing it, life can get very boring. I love cars and would very much enjoy creating my very own custome car to have to drive around on Saturday mornings. More important than the car though, I want a family to take care of. To have little kids waiting to run and give me a big hug when I get home from work and a beautiful wife to share those experiences with.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up with a wonderful mom and dad and two older brothers, a younger brother and a baby sister. We had struggles just like any family but we always had eachother when things got hard. I grew up with many friends and we would play baseball and football and go exploring in the woods and play in creeks and have sleep overs and go camping together but as time moved on and we grew up I began to see some of those friends make poor choices with alcohol and other substances. They all seemed to try very hard to look happy but they would avoid asking me to participate. One day, one of my best friends said," I am so jealous of you." I said, "What are you talking about?" Then he said, "You are always so happy. I wish I had that." He was missing what I had. He didn't understand that the peace and the understanding that allowed me to be happy came from accepting Jesus Christ and living His Gospel. I didn't need to go to drugs or alcohol or to have intimate relations with a girl friend to feel happy, or to feel like I belonged somewhere. I knew that my Father in Heaven loved me. I knew that because of my upbringing in the church. I knew that families were important because of my parents example of how they treated our family and eachother. I didn't fully recognize it then but I am so grateful for the things I was taught growing up and have tried to share that with all of my friends that have noticed the difference in me. Sharing that has proven to be the most fulfilling part of my life.

How I live my faith

I grew up a member of this church and have always loved to participate in the activities. As I grew older I began to realize how much my participation in church and the youth activities really shaped who I was. I participated in leadership positions in our young mens groups since I was 12 years old. We had to reach out to all the boys and help them with all sorts of things. We organized meetings for all the youth and learned and had a great time doing it. Because the immensity of difference it made in my life, I am now serving a two year mission in Las Vegas for my church to go out every day and share with people what has made me the person I am today.

How do I become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)?

Devon Johnson
Talk to the missionaries. The guys with the white shirt and ties and the name tags. The missionaries are there to teach about the gospel of Jesus Christ and are there to help guide you on your path toward Christ. The lessons they teach will help prepare you to be baptized by someone having authority to baptize which allows you to have all of your sins washed away. After that, you receive a blessing by the one who performed the baptism or another authorized representative of Jesus Christ and they will lay their hands on your head and confirm you a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and give you the blessing of the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost. Show more Show less