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Hi I'm Brennen

I'm a Colorado native. Served a mission speaking Spanish in the Dominican Republic. I love sports and muscle cars. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

The most important things to me is my family. I have a great wife, a daughter who is almost two, and new born son. When I'm not with them or at work, I love to work on my cars. I have a '79 Camaro Z28 and a '79 Trans Am. The Camaro gets the most attention now. I've done everything from rebuilding the motor, to exhaust, to redoing the interior. The Trans Am I had in High School and it still runs and drives super smooth. It'll be the next project once the Camaro is done...if that day ever comes. I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from BYU Idaho in Health Science. I also served an LDS mission to the Dominican Republic, which is where I learned Spanish. I still keep up on it, although every now and then there are words that I can't remember. I love football and almost any sport. I grew up playing sports and found my athleticism to be one of my greatest gifts. I come from a family of two brothers, two sisters, and great parents. They serve as a strong,solid foundation for me as I build my own family and pursue doing those things that bring genuine and true happiness.

Why I am a Mormon

Many people who know me might assume I'm a Mormon because my parents are, or because I was born into this religion. It is true that it is through them I was introduced to it, but just like anyone else, I am and always been free to make my own decisions. As all members of the church must do, I had to gain my own knowledge of its truthfullness and validity, even test it if you will. As a young man, I never had reason to doubt it, but often sought through prayer to know if what I was being taught was true. Time and time again my heart was filled and peace was spoken to my mind. Being a Mormon and holding strong to the teachings of Jesus Christ comes as culmination of small, simple events throughout my life that continually remind me that Heavenly Father knows me, loves me, looks out for me, and has restored his true gospel here on the earth for me and His children. The continual peace, happiness, and fulfillment that overflow my heart remind me that I am in the right place, and that's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

Although I'm far from perfect, I try to do all I can to be actively involved in helping the church, fellow members, and the community. Each Sunday I have the opportunity to teach the 11 year old boys for Sunday School. They're at a great age and literally at a crossroads where many important life decisions are being made, even though they seem small and insignificant. We all have something in common, whether it be music, sports, technology, cars, and of course church. I also try to be involved in helping a new family move in, providing service for those in need, and taking time out daily to devote to teaching my own family and kids.