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Hi I'm Jeremy

I am married. I build off-road desert vehicles. I am a medical student. I want to be a surgeon. I speak Spanish. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I have been married for 3 years. I am attending medical school to achieve the long-term goal of being a surgeon. I have always been curious about how everything works. As a young child I played with Legos to materialize the ideas of my imagination. As I grew my curiosity remained but my materials changed. I designed and built a shed in my backyard when I was 11. Older still, I learned to weld and fabricate metal. I learned well enough to get a job in a welding shop during college. It also allowed me to follow my passion for designing and building off-road vehicles. As a surgeon I will cure disease and heal injuries to the body. I also enjoy amateur photography and cinematography as a way to catalog what I see around me. God has blessed me with the curiosity to ponder His creations and the talent to understand their basic mechanics. Life is full of wonder, learning about it strengthens my relationships with God and Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that God has a plan for His children. I am a part of that plan. For me, there is no dichotomy in life between religion and science. I have been a student of science for many, many years. What I have learned has only strengthened my belief that God is our Heavenly Father and he is the Creator. I have studied many scientific subjects and I have learned many facts, understood many theories, and researched hypotheses of my own. Science can answer a great deal of questions about life, specifically what, when, where, and how. All of these contribute the the greatest question in this life...Why? This answer is provided by the scriptures and teachings of Jesus Christ. We are here on Earth to gain a physical body, have families, and show our willingness to follow God's commandments. We must do these things so that we may return to live with our Heavenly Father and be like Him. As I study the marvels and mysteries of life in the classroom, it generates awe and gratitude for my Heavenly Father. In the end, I am simply a student of truth.

How I live my faith

Being a Mormon is a way of life, an attitude. I want to help others because they are God's children. We believe in doing good. It can be as simple as opening a door for a stranger or as significant as serving a full-time mission. I am grateful that I had the opportunity to serve as a missionary for two years in Rosario, Argentina. I can't however, always be on a mission, I have a family, an education, and a career that need my attention. What I can do is help those around me on a daily basis; to be kind, charitable, and understanding. On Sunday, I attend church to learn doctrine and increase my faith in Jesus Christ. During the remainder of the week the gospel teachings empower me to make a difference in the lives of those around me.