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Hi I'm Trevor

I grew up in Los Angeles, speaking Spanish. I'm now in New York going to Law School, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Right now I'm going to Law School. I didn't always want to be a lawyer; when I was younger I wanted to be a musician, playing trumpet for an orchestra. I wanted to make movies so I went to film school, and I wanted to be a cop, so I applied and tested with the LAPD. As a lawyer, I hope to work in public service, either working with families, or with immigrants, or working for my city/State/Country. I love movies and writing. I've written screenplays and novels, all as far from reality as I can get. I have to live in life, so sometimes I like to retreat into my mind and go somewhere else. One time I volunteered for a Hospice, helping people live the last weeks of their lives as comfortably as possible. Most of the time I would just be a friend, listening to them talk, or helping them clean their house. The one thing I loved about this was that each person seemed to have a new outlook on life. I learned a lot from people who lived life in such a way because they knew they would be gone soon. Of course none of what I do would be worth anything if I didn't have my wife, the woman who completes me. I strive for success so that I can do the best for my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I didn't grow up in this church. Although I was a member, because my family were members, we never went to church. I didn't know anything about it, and thus I grew up with my own sense of morality, pieced together from what my parents taught me. After a series of spiritual experiences, I decided to come back to my church, and follow my Savior. I wasn't able to serve a mission for the Church, but it doesn't make me any less in God's eyes. This church gives me access to the Holy Ghost, not just through his presence, but through the understanding of what that gift means, and how to listen to it. Through that gift I know that I'm no less than any other man in this church, and that's one reason why I'm a Mormon. I feel the burning in my heart daily that this is the truth. I have but to think about my God, or Jesus Christ, to feel it. I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ because I couldn't have it any other way.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by talking about it with people I see. I try to be open about it when I go places, by either reading my scriptures on a bus, or telling someone about church when they ask me about my weekend. At church, my wife and I are in charge of the nursery, teaching 1 through 3 year old's how to be good people. Before I moved, I did translating for the Red Cross and the Family Support Center. I volunteered with a hospice, just being there for people before they died. I like to help people, and although I'm not perfect at it, I do my best.