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Hi I'm Matthew Hill

I am an outdoor enthusiast who loves running, sports and especially swimming. I coach a swim team and teach lessons; I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I was born and raised in Phoenix and I have lived here ever since with one exception, when I live in Brazil for two years while serving a full-time mission. I have a family with two loving parents and three siblings. I love my family very much and I know they made me who I am today. I grew up loving the outdoors, running, playing sports and swimming. I began swimming when I was eight and I have been ever since. I was a State Qualifier and I competed in meets for my United States Swim Team in various states in the west. I began coaching swim and teaching lessons when I was fifteen. Today, I am the Head Coach of a local swim team and I manage a swim school that offers swim lessons to all ages. I love my job. Along with that I also work for a construction company and for an office furnitutre company when I find the time. I am all about having fun, work hard and play even harder!

Why I am a Mormon

My faily has been members of for generations, so I grew up learning the gospel in my home. As I grew older I had many testimony nuilding experiences but I still needed to really gain a testimony for myself. When I served a full-time mission in Brazil I realized i'd known the whole time that the Church of Jesus Christ is true. There in Brazil I learned to love the savior and my testimony really grew. I love the gospel and all it has to offer and for all it has done for me. I have heard many times that I am just a flat-out happy person; guess what I AM! I am happy because I'm a Mormon. Life does kinda suck sometimes, things arent always easy but I know we all have a loving heavenly father who loves us. I know that he has a plan for us to be happy and I also know the true joy and happiness can only come by following the example of Christ and also living according to God's will. I know without the gospel I would be lost, I wouldn't even know what to do. I testify that the church is true and that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love each and every one of us.

How I live my faith

If it is worth putting your time into it is worth seeking to excel. That is how I love my life. I dedicate myself to everything I do. I live my life and my faith striving to always do my best and not be better that those around me but to be better than the one who stares back at me in the mirror. I have served in many capasities in the church when I was younger and as an adult I serve the young men. I love the young men's and scouting program. I had an unforgettable experience as a boy grwoing up in the church and I hope to return what I had by giving back to the next generation. I also serve as a Young Single Adult representative who basically acts as an event planner to plan parties, game nights, sports nights, trips and things of that nature for young single adults in my area. I have learned a great deal and developed a talent for planning and coordinating evetns through the church. I love planning evetns for the young men/scouting and also for friends and the young single adults. In everything I do I try to do my best and enjoy life.