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Hi I'm Jason Fender

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a research scientist at the University of Washington. I have 2 children. My son is 15, and my daughter is 12. My wife's name is Jodi. We have been married for 17 yrs as of last Sept. 10th. 3.5 years ago my wife suffered from a major stroke that has left her among other disabilities, the inability to speak, or use of her right arm. But through it all she has maintained her faith in our Heavenly Father. Her strength and my faith are what keep us going.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church and have always been a member. However, I would say it wasn't until I was blessed with the opportunity to serve a full time mission that I truly gained my testimony. I was blessed with the opportunity to serve the people of Tonga. It was an experience that I will never be able to give enough thanks to my Heavenly Father for. I grew, and learned so much. It has been a pattern for me throughout my life ever since. To this day I have a love and appreciation for the wonderful people of Tonga. I will be forever grateful for my opportunity to serve them and my Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I try every day to read my scriptures, say my personal and family prayers, and keep Heavenly Father in my mind. I find listening to the Mormon channel and LDS radio helpful as well. I strive to fulfill my church responsibilities, and try to attend the temple at least 1 a month. Although I know I can do better, I try and be as good as a representative of the Church of Jesus Christ as I can.