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Hi I'm Alicia Betancourt Perez

I am the oldest of 4 siblings. I'm a twin. I love the ocean and believe love is real. I have crazy curly hair, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and moved to the states when I was 3 years old. I am the older of twins and have 2 other little siblings. Right now I am in my second year in college at Brigham Young University in Utah! I am enjoying college life and being on my own because I have been able to fulfill that independent part of me. I am able to take care of myself and look for jobs, and cook, and clean, and date, and pay my bills... I don't know about you, but I am excited that I am a functioning human being right here! I love being outside hiking, climbing, running, biking, wakeboarding, snowboarding, swimming, volleyball, and anything else you can probably think of. AND IM OBSESSIVELY OBSESSED WITH FROZEN YOGURT!

Why I am a Mormon

I have pretty much grown up in the church. My family converted when I was about 8 years old. My step-dad was already a member but gone inactive but in my younger days, he started inviting the missionaries over and he became active again and my mom and all us siblings got converted. Anyways, so even though I have been brought up in the church, it wasn't until my senior year of high school that I decided I need to make being part of the church important in my life, and when I came to college is when I really began to develop my own testimony and faith in Christ and His Atonement. So, basically, I am Mormon because I want to be. I love the feeling I get when I hear somebody bear their testimony, when I sit during our sacrament or sunday school class, or when I am reading the scriptures, or even simply being around somebody with a sweet spirit. That's why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Well, like anyone I do my thing: pray, read scriptures, try my best to keep commandments. But I like to participate in church activities and do service projects with friends. I have a calling now where I help come up with activities for the Relief Society (A.K.A. ladies of the church) and that is how I can do my part in making fun activities for the girls centered with having fun and focusing on the gospel as well.