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Hi I'm Jaron

I am an educator. I like trees, water falls, antique tractors, old barns and pumpkins...but I really love my family.

About Me

When I was young, I spent as much of my time as possible working and playing at our family ranch near Croydon Utah. I thought I would grow up to be a cowboy someday. Working with my Dad, family, horses, cows, fences, tractors and alfalfa were all apart of the experience. I attended high school in Denmark. I participated in the Model United Nations in Hague Holland with my high school political science debate team. I received the most valuable player award for basketball at our high school graduation ceremony. I traveled to Moscow and Leningrad (St. Petersburg) back when Russia was still part of the Soviet Union. I've been to Berlin both before and after the wall came down. I've been to the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea. My life's work has been in education. Currently I administrate a distance learning program. It's a challenging profession, but I enjoy it. I enjoy helping my wife on her woodworking projects and helping my family with whatever they are doing. I enjoy gardening and landscape work around our home. I've been working on the restoration of an antique tractor. I enjoy personal one-on-one time with each of my sons and daughters. I'm looking forward to playing with grand kids someday. I am proud to be an American. And that's me.

Why I am a Mormon

My Mom and Dad taught me that I could grow up and become anything I wanted, to pursue the American dream. And more than just words, they really believed it and helped me to believe it too. They taught me that life on earth has a purpose. They taught me about where I came from, and the reasons for why I was here on earth. They explained where I would be going when life was over. And they taught me how to be a good person by the way they lived their lives. My father was an American. He and my mother were and are very proud of our national heritage. My father has passed on now, but because of the things that he and my mother taught me, I believe we will be reunited again. My father was a Mormon. An American Mormon. My mother is a Mormon. An American Mormon. They taught me to believe, support and live core American values such as the equality of humankind, the obligation to serve one another, and a steadfast commitment to liberty. I now share these values with millions of Americans and the world. They taught me of Jesus Christ and His restored church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They believed. I believe. That's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I nurture my spirit with daily study of the teachings of Jesus Christ. With what I learn, I strive to live my life so that what I say and what I do aligns with what I believe. I try to live my life so that others will want to know Jesus Christ because they know me.