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Hi I'm Kelvin

I'm a Chinese-American, raised in Southern California. I develop medical devices to improve healthcare. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a husband and father of 3 young boys. All of my sons are really close together in age; when they grow up, they will all be in High School at the same time. I enjoyed sports in High School and look forward to playing them with my sons as they get older. I have a college education and am looking to pursue an MBA. When I'm not working, or playing with the kids, I like to research new technology on the web, watch some TV or read books. I like knowing what's coming around the corner. It usually revolves around technology that I'd like to purchase in the near-term: upgraded TV, android tablet, cell phones, etc. My wife and I enjoy watching shows on the SciFi and USA Networks. It's hard to know what movies are out since we watch everything pre-recorded and skip al the ads. My wife is the big reader in the family. We invested in Kindles a couple of years ago since we were running out of bookshelf space. She has been reading a lot of science fiction, post-apocalyptical trilogies. I usually wait until she's finished to find out if they're worth reading on my own. I used to travel a lot for work. When I was younger and single, I used to think that travelling internationally would be fun. The thought of going places on someone else's expense was attractive. I've been to nearly all of the major cities in the US, and most of the countries in Europe. I can honestly say though, all I know are the airports and a couple of restaurants near the hotel.

Why I am a Mormon

In the Mormon church, we have a saying: "I was born in the church." My parents were both converted by Mormon missionaries in their teenage years. I was therefore "raised" a member of the Mormon church. I trusted my parents. We had a loving and nurturing environment at home. They spent a lot of their spare time providing service in the church; I was always constantly surrounded by their example of dedication to the faith. My older brother served a mission for the church when he was 19. By the time it was my turn to consider going on a mission, I never doubted my parents' testimony, nor my brother's example. I filed my papers and was called to serve in South America. I went faithfully through the preparation process and went into the Missionary Training Center to learn how to teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the foreign language. While I was in the Missionary Training Center, I studied the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The plan just made sense. When I finally decided in my own mind that the church was true, I was filled with a warm feeling across my chest. I later was able to recognize that those feelings were from the Holy Ghost confirming my conclusions. Throughout my time at the Missionary Training Center, and my two years in South America, I began to learn more and more how to follow those promptings from the Holy Ghost. I learned how to find answers to my own questions. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is simple. I have enjoyed living by its principles and feel grounded. I know where I came from, why I'm here on this earth, and how all of that knowledge affects where I will go after this life. I am truly happy.

How I live my faith

As a member of the Mormon faith, I am busy raising my children to be members of the church. I read the scriptures with my two older boys every night. My wife and I teach them to pray before their meals and before they go to bed. Every Sunday, we take our children to all of the church meetings. On Monday evenings we try to have a special activity as a family. Outside of the family, I have responsibilities that I fulfill within the church. Once a month a teach a lesson to group of men my age. This year, the theme of the lessons is Gospel Principles. I also have the responsibility to take care of several families in the church; this usually involves a monthly visit with an assigned partner. During these visits we give lessons to the family and make sure their physical and spiritual needs are taken care of. In the past, my wife and I used to organize activities together for all of the members in our community. I used to also teach a more traditional Sunday School lesson every week.