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Hi I'm Alexa Wilkinson

I'm a Junior in high school and run distance for the track team. I do Forensics: speech and debate and DECA and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I run for track and cross country. I enjoy doing forensics and do humorous interpretation. I'm still only a junior in high school but I'm loving every minute of it! I've just moved from Northern Colorado to Southern Colorado and even though the switch in high schools was tough it's definitely a learning experience and something I've grown to be grateful for! I've done a little bit of volunteering and I love being involved with charity work especially when I have friends to come along! Breaking all stereotypes for girls, I love football! My dad is a football coach, and the best part of the week is when the weekend rolls along and we get to go watch a game! I play piano and loving it! Learning a new song that people can recognize is great especially if you get to sing along! I'm also really into DECA which is new for me! It's a fun business/marketing organization for high school students to gain experience for real business opportunities! Next month I will get the privilege to attend DECA state and compete at a statewide level! I'm super excited!:)

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the covenant and I could never imagine a life outside of it. The standards that the Church helps me set are so much better then those around me! I know that if I didn't live these standards and covenants consequences would come and that honestly scares me! In the scriptures it says that good men fear God and I definitly fear Him! Being a member of The CHurch of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints really makes me feel like I'm living a legacy and leaving something behind for future generations. If I didn't have the Church in my life I wouldn't be the person I am, positive and kind. The Church offers a certain stability that I don't know how people who aren't members live without. This summer I went to Nauvoo with my stake and my testimony sky-rocketed! When we went and visited Adam-Ondi-Ahmen I wanted to cry because of the spirit that resides there. I know that this Church is true and I'm so grateful to be apart of it and born into the covenant! The Church has strengthened me in so many ways and without it I wouldn't have been able to go through with things. I'm thankful for the influence it has on me and I know that if we obey His commandments and listen to His teachings we can one day live with Him again. I'm so grateful for my patriarchal blessing and the strengh it gives me every week! And I say these things, in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I am the first counselor for Laurels and I've only been for 2 weeks so I'm still learning! I have had a leadership calling before so i know what it entails and I'm excited to get started! I love seeing all of my ideas coming into play at Mutual/Youth group! Right now I'm the only LDS junior at my new school and I love being able to explain my beliefs when I'm asked out on dates by non-members or am invited to hang outs from non-member friends.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Alexa Wilkinson
I want to be with my family forever and I know I will but I should probably love and respect them before I have to spend all of eternity with them! Mormons try to strengthen families as much as possible because the family is central to God's plan for His children. I love my family with all of my heart and I look at my friends who say they haven't talked to their sister in over a year and I don't know how thats possible! Families are there to strengthen and support eachother and they make it possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally. Show more Show less