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Hi I'm Brandon

I'm a rec basketball player. I grew up near Philadelphia. I have 3 crazy sons and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up outside Philadelphia as the only male member of the church at my high school. I served a two-year mission for the church when I was 19 in the northern state of Bahia, Brazil. I met my wife through my high school friend who was her roommate at BYU (Brigham Young University). We have 3 awesome, wrestle-loving, monster-hunting, lego-building little boys and hope to someday rescue my wife from the madness with a baby girl. I work in accounting at a "cloud" computing company, which is a far cry from an NBA career that I always hoped for, but a great job regardless. I love camping/fishing with my sons and watching, debating and playing all sports. I love navigating this crazy hectic life with my gorgeous, competitive, photographer wife and enjoying a little reality TV or a late-night conversation at the end of our fast-paced days.

Why I am a Mormon

I had always been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but felt myself asking some normal, skeptical questions as I graduated high school and began thinking about what was next in my life. To make a long story short, I finally finished reading the Book of Mormon for the first time, by myself, and received what I knew was an answer of its truthfulness. I left shortly after, spending the next two years sharing this news with the people of Brazil and helping them understand why they should find out for themselves that Christ's Church is here and his gospel is true. I'll never forget the feelings that I had in those days and can never deny the change I felt in my heart.

How I live my faith

I help out at the Church with the youth program and have taught nearly every age group in the primary program for the children, each week on Sundays. It helps that I can speak their language, having 3 little monsters of my own. It is easy to live my faith because it is woven into nearly everything I do each day and I try to not only pass that on to my children but to the youth of the Church as well.