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Hi I'm Brooke

I am a track and cross country runner, college student, twin, Utah Jazz fan, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am graduate of Utah Valley University who has been married to my best friend since 2012. I ran cross country and the steeple chase at UVU and I loved it. I am a history teacher and have an interest in politics and humanitarian service. I also am a die hard Jazz fan who loves watching the games with my family and friends.

Why I am a Mormon

Life is easy for none of us. There are many challenges that each of us face and that we need help to get through. Though I was born a member of the LDS Church it wasn't until i was a young teenager that I gained my testimony. After going through some difficult family experiences I learned that Christ is always there to help buoy us up and to help us endure. Though different trials have continued in my life it is only through Jesus Christ and His church and gospel that I have been able to come through each trial happier, more optimistic, and more full of faith than before. I have chosen to be and to stay a member of His church because it is true, and it is where true happiness, love, and peace are found. By living the principles Christ has given and by relying upon Him I have found true happiness, love, and peace despite hardships that occur.

How I live my faith

I really enjoy working with the youth in my community. I spent two summers working with teenage girls and teaching them about the gospel of Jesus Christ and their individual worth. In 2012 I had the opportunity to go to Uganda and work in an orphanage. Though this wasn't an ecclesiastical mission it was a way that I could show love to some of God's children and learn so much from them. Currently I try and reach out to women where I live as I serve and get to know them by visiting them and helping with their individual circumstances and challenges. I also try and find ways to live my faith through running. As I run I always try and remember that it is God who has given me those talents and to use them to share Christ's love, to learn about Christ, and to rely upon Christ. By praying and helping those on my team and my competitors I am able to live more how Christ would want me to live.