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Hi I'm Corbin Dean

I grew up in San Diego. I speak Russian. I love the beach and spending time with my beautiful wife Moena. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Corbin and I am currently a student at Brigham Young University in Provo Utah. I am studying Russian and Business Management and hope to go into social entrepreneurship. I am married to a beautiful girl who I have known since elementary school. I love to play water polo and basketball, surf, spearfish, sew and spend time with my wife.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for many reasons but the main reason is because of the testimony that I received when I was fourteen years-old. I never liked going to church when I was a kid but my family was strong in the LDS faith and so we went every week and we woke-up early every day before school and work for my dad in order to read the Book of Mormon. One day when I was 14 I was watching my mom cook dinner one night. I wasn't feeling too happy with myself and I looked down and I saw a copy of the Book of Mormon next to the couch. I decided that I was going to open it up and find out for myself what was inside. I went into my room and shut the door and began to read. From that day I decided that I was going to read everyday. I kept strong to that commitment and the following summer when I was camping with my friends I woke-up early to read the Book of Mormon and as I did I received a strong feeling that brought emotions that God lived and that He knew me personally. From that day my testimony has grown stronger and stronger as I have read the scriptures every day, took time to think about what they were saying and prayer to Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

I served a two year mission in St. Petersburg Russia. I love Russia and its people. I still Skype with the people that I was privileged to teach there. Right now I am teaching Russian in the church's missionary training center and I love it. It gives me an opportunity to serve the people that I love and associate with the youth of the church who are absolutely wonderful!

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Corbin Dean
Mormons proselyte because they are trying to live Christlike lives. When Christ was on the earth He went about doing good and teaching the good news that He brought to the earth. Mormon missionaries are doing that same thing now, going about doing good and teaching the wonderful news of Jesus Christ and about what He has done in our day so that we can live with Him again. Show more Show less