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Hi I'm Kevin

I grew up in Massachusetts, I like motorcycles and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

STORY TIME: I had finally found love on the internet after searching for days. She was tall and slender, with sublte curves; this was the most beautiful motorcycle I had seen yet on craigslist. I had wanted a motorcycle for about a year and had been scheming to get my parents to allow it the whole time. The ploy started when a family friend showed me a 49cc motorized bicycle. I set to work putting together and modifying a 66cc motorized bicycle as soon as I could ge my hands on an engine. I revived a defunct mountain bike and turned it into a 42 Mile per hour, 180 Mile per gallon screaming terror. By the time the crank bearings finally siezed, my parents conceded that it would be safer for me to just get a motorcycle. I have 4 older siblings, 2 pretty good parents, and a few awesome dogs who have helped me become who I am for better or for worse. I was born and raised in a tiny Massachusetts town and have spent my days mountain biking, chasing sunsets on my motorcycle and pretending I know how to fix things. An afternoon pulling apart something broken is well spent especially if i can't figure out how to put it back together. I went to Brigham Young University before starting my mission in Carlsbad, California, and I will continue with college afterwards. I'm studying Manufacturing Engineering Technology, and I would like to start designing and prototyping my own inventions. I was born and raised in the LDS faith, but I'd say conversion is an enriching, life long process.

Why I am a Mormon

At first I was a member because my parents were, to be honest, but that has changed. My own faith in the church really started developing when I started following some of the commandments better. I realized that I was happier when I followed the principles of the Gospel. That's really what this Gospel is about; living a happier life and living so that you can be happier in the next life. As my faith strengthened I started putting the promise the Book of Mormon and Bible gives to the test. They promise that if you pray with a sincere desire and real intent God will let you know that this Church is true, that Jesus Christ is your savior, that Joseph Smith is a modern day prophet and that the Book of Mormon contains the full truth of the Gospel.

How I live my faith

Right now I'm spending every day teaching, serving and loving the people of Carlsbad, California as a missionary. We spend some afternoons doing free yard work for those who need a hand, other days we knock on people's doors to share a message with them about Christ's love for them and their families, but overall I try to make every day about others. I'll be doing this by my own free will for free untill I'm 21. I started living my faith long before this. I've gone to church and youth activities weekly my whole life. I attended a 6:00 AM seminary for an hour before school each day in highschool to learn about the Bible and Book of Mormon and Church History. It gave me a lot of strength for the duanting challenges of teenage life. Part of growing up in the church included active involvement in Boy Scouts of America. I Earned my Eagle Scout award in 2009 after building trash/recycling sheds for a local science museum. In college I was asked to teach a sunday school class for 18 to 19 year old young men. I hope I don't sound arrogant or self-righteous; these are the things God has helped me to do to develope my faith.