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Hi I'm Gavin

I sail and snowboard, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a sophomore in college, studying mechanical engineering at BYUI. But I'm currently taking off two years to serve a mission in Arizona. In high school I was on the sailing team, and participated in a program called Running Start. It allowed me to take classes at my community college my last two years of HS, so by the time I graduated HS I also had an AA degree. It transferred to BYUI and it's helped me knock off a few years of college!

Why I am a Mormon

I love being mormon cuz it gives me something to go on. A lot of my use to be friends have done things they shouldn't have done, cuz they don't know that the standards I have are universal, and I'm not content w/them (my standards) simply cuz I've learned to live w/them my whole life, but cuz they give freedom to every person who upholds them. Knowing who I am, and where I need to be going w/my life helps me think for the future. Being mormon also means I get to go to cool things like EFY, trek, and BYU* where I get to meet some of the coolest people I've ever met. *you don't have to be mormon to attend BYU. My room mate last year wasn't mormon, he still thoroughly enjoyed himself; though, he is missing out on all the blessings that come from being mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to be an example, by doing good things and not doing bad things, and going to church. I know that sounds lamely straightforward, but thats the basic idea. I try to do what the prophet says. Just as the Israelites had prophets, we have them today to tell us what God wants us to know. I am also serving a mission so I can share that faith with other people. The restored gospel of Jesus Christ is an awesome doctrine and I want other people to have the same joy it brings me.