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Hi I'm Jessica

I'm a wife, a friend, a sister, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm recently married and am enjoying the newlywed life. I work full time as an Administrative Assistant in Information Technology for a large company. I enjoy jogging, biking, walking, and mostly I enjoy traveling adventures! I've lived all over the west coast and also parts of the east coast. I am a proud American and enjoy meeting new people. I feel very fortunate for all the wonderful blessings I have even through the many trying times that life throws my way. I've had the privilege of volunteering for many services projects to help improve the environment as well as help people in need. I hope to teach these values to my children one day.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a large family as the 5th child of 6. I noticed when our family stopped going to church we really fell apart. There were many trials in our family growing up that caused us to have a broken home. When I was in high school I met a guy who started dating me my Senior year, he's a Mormon. He taught me so much and I loved being around his family because they were so kind and acted more like friends. Something I never experienced in my own home. We dated for 11 months then I went off to college and we parted ways. I'll never forget the kindness and light that I experienced with him and his family. Then my oldest brother called home after 4 years of not hearing from him with news that he was Mormon and he was going to marry a girl in the Portland temple. My sister-in-laws family and example was such a wonderful beacon of light and hope for me. I love the family structure, kindness, wholesome activities and love that I felt in their presence. While in college I started dating another guy, he turned out to also be a Mormon, but not actively practicing his faith. after about a year we parted ways and although I was sad for this we knew it wasn't right. Shortly before graduation I heard a knock on the door. There were 2 missionaries that had just had a rough day knocking on doors. I opened the door and smiled, "hey! I know who you guys are!" they looked shocked! They were so happy that I invited them in. I felt so happy and loved at that moment...I had no idea what the big deal was. I thought it would be nice to chat and share experiences. They started teaching me and sharing the Gospel with me. After a few weeks I decided to get baptized. I called my oldest brother in Portland, Oregon and asked if he could come baptize me. After a long talk and some prayer he came up and baptized me. Now 10 years later...here I am. Full of the light of the Gospel and happily married to the most wonderful man ever :)

How I live my faith

My husband and I currently teach the 12 and 13 year old kids in Primary at church. We have a great class of kids and we have had many laughs, challenges and great experiences so far. I'm learning so much about our youth today! I also help my fellow women by visiting teaching, which means I regularly meet up with other women to help out if I can or share a spiritual message. I know my visiting teaching sisters have been such a blessing in my life when I've needed a girlfriend to talk to. I have such love for the other women in our church, I really feel like a part of a bigger family.