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Hi I'm Jordan

I attend Arizona State University as a Kinesiology student, and I love the game of football. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi my name is Jordan and I am a university student. I'm in my junior year and I'm studying kinesiology, or in other words, the study of human motion. When I'm done here at school, I wanna go to medical school and eventually be an orthopedic surgeon. Outside of school I love the outdoors and I love football. My family has a cabin in the mountains and I love going up there and spending time out in the wild more than anything. In high school I played football and I fell in love with the sport. Now one of my favorite activities every weekend is to watch my college's football games. If they are out of town I watch them on TV but if they're here I will always be there!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the church my entire life, both of my parents were born into the church and all of my grandparents except my Mom's mom, who was a convert to the Church in England, were born into the Church as well. However, even though I was born into a family who were all members of the Church and was baptized when I was eight years old, it was not until later in my teenage years that I became truly converted to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I never doubted that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was true and good, but as I grew up and learned more about the principles of the Gospel my belief and understanding began to grow. At nineteen I served a mission to Georgia, and as I continued to study the Gospel and defend the teachings of the Church on a daily basis, my faith and testimony was fortified. Although there are still many things that I do not know, I can say from the bottom of my heart that I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true, and that Christ is at the head of it. I know that my Savior lives and that He loves me and every one of His children. I know that He loves us so much that He has called Prophets to lead us and guide us in our day, who receive revelation directly from Him. And most importantly, I know that He suffered and died for us in in Gethsemane and on the cross at Calvary so that we can be cleansed of our sins and return to live with Him and our Heavenly Father again. I absolutely know that this is true and I am so grateful for it, and whenever I am having a rough time in my life it is this understanding that strengthens me to carry on. I know that with Jesus Christ by my side I truly can do all things.

How I live my faith

I cherish the opportunity to serve in my ward and in the community. In my ward I have the opportunity to organize weekly activities for the members of the ward on Monday nights. Since I am in a ward of young single adults, many of which are living away from home, we treat this as our family night and it brings us together as a ward family. Also, I am on the student council of the LDS Institute of Religion at my school. Here I have the opportunity to organize events like football tailgating parties for the members of the Institute and other activities. Also, like every member of the Church I have been called to serve as a hometeacher, meaning I have the opportunity to visit with several members of my ward monthly and check up on them and see how they're doing. I love serving those to whom I have been assigned and our friendships have been greatly blessed because of it.