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Hi I'm Jennifer

I'm a pianist and a violinist, I'm a college student, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a typical college student. I'm currently studying Elementary Education because I love working with children. I put lots of time into my schoolwork, but I definitely keep it balanced with my social life. I love hanging out with friends and having good, clean fun. I have had way too many late nights watching movies, talking to, and laughing with my roommates, but those are the moments I enjoy the most. I LOVE music as well! I play the violin and the piano, and I like to sing. My family members are my very best friends, and I have really missed them while I've been away at college. I have worked on building a strong, positive relationship with each of them, and I make sure to talk to at least my mom on the phone almost every day. I don't know where I'd be without them.

Why I am a Mormon

I've grown up in a Mormon family and my parents have faithfully taken my siblings and I to church every single week. As I grew older, I wanted to have my own kind of conversion story. I was kind of frustrated at first because I always heard those crazy stories about people having some huge moment in which they gained a knowledge that this church is true. I prayed and prayed for my own big moment. Finally, when still nothing happened, I realized that I didn't need any big experience because I already knew. Every time I attended church, or prayed, or read from the scriptures, my testimony deepened. Ever since I had that realization, I have continued to strengthen my testimony little by little. I have learned that conversion is not a one time event. It's a continuous process. My religion is a huge part of me. It is something I can rely on and it helps me to be a better person. It brings me peace and helps me feel God's love. Nobody is perfect, but members of the Mormon church are like a giant family in which everyone is working to better themselves. Everyone is supportive of each other and everyone is a friend. The standards of the church keep me steady through my life. The teachings give me hope for the future, and the assurance that I can be with my family for eternity. Being Mormon keeps me happy.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday and I do my best to fulfill my calling as president of the women's organization. That includes getting to know each woman individually, and overseeing all the other callings within the organization. I love having that opportunity to serve those women because I get to see all their strengths as they deal with problems nobody could ever tell they have by just looking at them. I also faithfully study The Book of Mormon, the Bible, and the words of modern-day prophets. I dress modestly and use clean language because I know that I am a daughter of God, and I want to respect Him in all that I do. I want the Lord to be pleased with the way I live my life. That is something I strive for each and every day.