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Hi I'm Scott

I lived all around Arizona as a child. I am a professional firefighter. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the father of four children and have a wonderful wife of 20 years. I went to school to become a teacher and decided that I would rather fight fires than kids. Because of my profession and a desire to be healthy, I try hard to stay in shape. I enjoy all types of activities such as hiking, running, biking and lifting weights. I really enjoy running barefoot with my youngest daughter. My favorite sport is soccer and I coach my children in the AYSO league. I am also a varsity soccer coach at my old High School and am working now on my third season. I am currently remodeling a home that we bought so that my family can live there while we build a new one. My wife, kids, and I do almost all of the work.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family with Mormon parents. I was raised in the Mormon church watching the example of teachers and leaders along the way. I was able to be around many others who were not of the same faith, which gave me opportunities to share what I had learned from church. I realized at an early age that I was able to know the answers to many questions that others had about faith and our relationship with Heavenly Father. I read the scriptures on my own and with my family and enjoyed learning more from them. When it was time for me to go on a mission, I decided that I needed to find out for sure if the church was true. As I studied, prayed, and fasted for an answer, I realized that I already knew. I had no doubts about what I knew about myself and my Heavenly Fathers plan. I had the answers to my purpose in life.

How I live my faith

I have had many opportunities throughout my life to serve others. As a youth growing up in the church we had many service projects to help others. We would do things such as cleaning yards for the elderly or any other needed service. One opportunity that really stands out in my mind is the time that I went to a community that had major flooding destroy many homes. I worked with others from my area to help shovel mud and debris from not only the homes of members of my faith, but anyone that was in need of a hand. The people we served were very appreciative. I have many fond memories of all that I was able to do to help others in need. I have also held many different callings in the church. This has involved everything from teaching primary children to going out with the missionaries and helping them. I feel that it is a great blessing to myself and my family to be able to help teach and serve others. I am currently a member of my local bishopric.