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Hi I'm CJ

I'm an electrical engineer. I'm a college student. I grew up in Mesa, Arizona, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I play basketball, football, racquetball, and I ran cross country and track in high school and college. Needless to say, I love sports. I'm currently in college for aerospace engineering, and I'm working at an electrical engineering firm. I'm an uncle to 6. I'm the youngest of 4 boys. I love, kids, church, scriptures, general conference, music, reading, friends, family, my wife, and especially Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints simply because I have sought Heaven's help to know truth. Truth is eternal. Truth can only be learned from God, and He has provided abundant resources to learn His will and His truth. There are prophets and apostles on the earth today, ancient and modern scriptures, churches and temples that dot the earth. It's a miracle to me that anyone, anywhere can know of a surety that they are children of God and that there is an eternal plan for them. Through prayer I know that God is our Heavenly Father, that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the Savior and Redeemer of the world, and that the Holy Ghost teaches and testifies of them constantly. I know that because God loves His children He has organized a church where people from all walks of life can gather and serve and learn from each other. And where we all can receive the ordinances of salvation that Christ taught so simply about through His prophets and while He was on earth. I know by the Holy Ghost that Jesus Christ has restored His church through the Prophet Joseph Smith and that the Book of Mormon and bible contain the word of God and that we continue to receive truth from the Heavens through the prophets and apostles on the earth today. Simply put, I'm a Mormon because God has confirmed the truth of it to me time and time again through His Holy Spirit, and because I've felt the power of Christ's infinite atonement.

How I live my faith

Mosiah 2:17 - "...When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God." Matthew 25:40 - "And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me." I try each day to align my life with what I know to be true. These scriptures describe well for what I strive for. Making sure I help those who feel lonely, unhappy, depressed, weary, or even angry. I have much to learn and I don't claim perfection by any means, but I can move closer to Christ each day and strive to pull others to Him with me.