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Hi I'm Jeff

I hit my one and only ace on a 127 yd. par 3 with a 9-iron. It was during a scramble so there were witnesses, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love being a husband to my talented, beautiful wife and father to my four wonderful kids. I am very competitive (a high D personality). I love sports of all kinds. If I'm not playing them, then I'm coaching them. If I'm not coaching them then I'm watching them. Secretly I'm re-living my glory days through my oldest son. I also love to cook. My favorites come from the grill (meats, fajitas, pizza, etc). I aspire to be the next Guy Fieri. I am a salesman by trade. I love meeting new people and developing relationships with them. I love my job and it provides me the flexibility of schedule to be heavily involved in my families day to day activities.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in an very active LDS home. My father comes from a long line of LDS pioneer heritage. I am a descendent of Joseph Bates Noble who was Joseph Smith's bishop, and campaign manager when he ran for the presidency of the United States. I am also a descendent of Rodney Badger who was the first lawman killed in the line of duty in Utah territory. My mother's father was a convert to the church, and she and her family immigrated to the U.S. from England in the 1940's. As a teenager I knew that I needed to know for myself if I was on the right path. My social circle included many wonderful people who did great acts of service and kindness, and they were also mostly religious christians from all sorts of faith backgrounds. I was impressed by their charachter, and felt that their positive behaviors exhibited those of Jesus Christ whom I knew and Loved. I wanted to know if I was pleasing the Lord with my behaior and Faith practices. It was then that I worked and challenged myself to develop a personal relationship with Heavenly Father, and learned to communicate with him, and learned to understand when he was communicating with me. The answers that I received from prayers helped me to gain a testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ for myself, and not just live the way I was taught by my parents. I learned that when I made positive choices, and performed acts of service and kindness that the Lord was pleased. This is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I love to serve others. When someone new moves in the neighborhood I try to help them unload their trucks or trailers. In my ward (local congregation) I have been asked to serve as an eleven year old boy scout leader. Once a week I get to meet with a group of boys and assist them through their advancements of Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class and First Class ranks. It is my goal for them to receive their Eagle Scout rank. Three times a year we go on overnight camp outs. Twice a year we do service projects for someone in the community. It is a great calling and I get to work with my son at the same time. In my congregation I am also asked to be a Home Teacher. As a Home Teacher, I visit a couple of families in their home each month to volunteer assistance if needed. I also study and share a gospel message with them. It is a great way to develop relationships and provide service.