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Hi I'm Jess

I teach junior high girls PE. I love sports, the outdoors, and dancing! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to play sports. In recreation or competition. It is so awesome to get a great workout and have fun with friends and teammates. I knew that teaching PE would be the perfect job for me! Now I get to share my enthusiasm for being healthy and active with amazing youth. It is so fun to watch kids get excited about a new sport or activity that can help them have a more healthy and meaningful life. I also love the outdoors. I enjoy camping, hiking, walking, and fishing. It is so fun to spend time in nature with friends and family! Recently, I've started a new hobby - in going along with my love of pretty much anything that keeps me active I am learning West Coast Swing Dancing. It is soooo fun!! I am single but I plan to start my own family someday. I am very close with my family and love spending time with them. I want to raise a family where everyone enjoys being around each other just like I enjoy spending time with my family now!

Why I am a Mormon

I was fortunate enough to be born into a loving family with parents who were already members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I was baptized when I was 8 years old and have been gaining a stronger testimony of Christ and His church since I can remember. I have chosen to remain a member of this church because of the truth it brings into my life. I know that the doctrines found in the scriptures and through the revelations and teachings given by modern-day prophets are true. I have felt their truth as I have read and listened to them and as I continue to study them. Through my studying and learning I have come to know that Jesus Christ is my Savior. As I strive to be more like Him I am constantly working on becoming a better person. I know that through the Atonement of Jesus Christ I am able to repent and forsake my sins as I come closer to Him. I feel the love of God, my Heavenly Father, as I pray to Him each day. I know He hears and answers my prayers and wants me to be happy. I know that even when life seems hard Heavenly Father is providing ways for me to experience trials that will ultimately help me to become strengthened and improved. I am so grateful for the sacrifices of early members of the restored Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. So many men and women have made great sacrifices of time and resources and continue to make great sacrifices in order to protect this Church and help share its truth with others. I am especially thankful for the current prophets and apostles of this Church who share modern-day revelation with the world today so we can know what our Heavenly Father would have us do. I feel so blessed to be a member of this Church and to have the truth of God and His gospel in my life.

How I live my faith

I am in a young single adult ward. It is so fun to go to church with people my age and at my stage of life. I am an activities coordinator in my ward. I work with other members of the ward to create activities for everyone to come and enjoy fun activities while getting to know one another. It is so fun to create a place for everyone to feel welcome to bring friends or even to come alone and make new friends! I am new in this ward and I have loved getting to know everyone! I have been in three different wards in the past few months as I was moving around before I was able to get a job. In each place I lived the members of the wards I attended were so welcoming and kind. I love knowing that in this Church I can go to any ward and the doctrines and teachings will be the same and the people will always be so friendly and inviting!!