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Hi I'm Jay

I'm a husband, father of five sons with health challenges, real estate investor, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a father of five children - all boys. Along with my wife they make my life meaningful and joyful. We live a very busy life, racing to and from ball games, birthday parties, and trips to the zoo. Life is a lot of fun! My sons have a medical condition called eosinophilic esophagitis, which restricts the types of foods they can eat. It is an inflammatory disease which affects the gastrointensinal tract. In my sons' case it primarily affects their esophagi. In addition, one of my sons has complete heart block, which is an electrical problem with his heart. Fortunatley, a pacemaker keeps him going. Though we have health challenges, we feel that God has truly blessed our family to be close-knit and one. Professionally, I work for a real estate investment firm in Gilbert, Arizona.

Why I am a Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has provided stability to my life. In it I have learned the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which gives me so much joy and comfort. The Church provides a way for people to come together to build, lift, and strengthen one another. I have been the recipient, on many occassions, of the love and true Christ-like concern of members of the Church. This is how the Savior taught us to live. I know the Church is true.

How I live my faith

My favorite part about my faith is the association is gives me with other people. Every day I meet with people who inspire me. Their examples help me be a better person as they serve those both in and out of my faith. We are currently working on a project that will help one of the local school districts mend and improve aging buildings. My faith helps me understand that these opportunties not only help those receiving assistance, but also me and my family as we selflessly put our desires aside for the needs of others.