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Hi I'm Jesse Alfrey

I grew up for most of my life in California. I served my Mission in Pennsylvania. I work in sales and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Topeka, KS and I enjoyed many of the seasons there and being around my Family. My father found a job in California which resulted in us moving and changing to a faster paced way of living. Everyone knows California has alot going on at any given time, but it sure is exciting to be a part of it. California was a much busier place and many more people than I was used to. I remember coming here for the first time and while riding in the car thinking, WOW there is so much here, lots of people and places to go. I have lived here ever since we moved and have enjoyed every bit of it. I really enjoy being active in moving around, playing games or spending time outside. I enjoy spending time with people and just thinking about things. My dream career is to be an electrical engineer, but I really enjoy doing all kinds of things. I take after my Father for being a handy man, I enjoy doing work around the home and making things work when they break. Currently I am working full time supporting my wife in school and I soon hope to go back to school for my engineering degree.

Why I am a Mormon

What a great question to ask, "Why I'm a Mormon" I love telling this story every time because its where I was then to where I am now. The Gospel has blessed my Family in numberless ways that I cant even count. My story begins back when I lived in Kansas. My mother was a member and my father was not, so we did not have a huge influence of the Gospel at a young age. I remember going some sundays and not going on others, but I never thought anything of it. But my mother started going back to church when she had us boys and lets just say that was the hardest thing my mom had to do. Why? Because that meant change, not just for her but for her boys and for her husband (my father). She met resistance both temporally and spiritually, but one noteworthy thing that my mother always did was that she never gave up. It took my dad about 8 years to come around, about the time I was born he started looking into the church. But in those 8 years many things began to change for us. The spirit was in our home more, missionaries and home teachers came over regularly. And eventually my dad was baptized, just in time for me to be baptized by him. My dad used to be a little rough and he had a hot temper somtimes and I can say that the Gospel really calmed him down and helped him gain a different perspective. If it was not for the Gospel my family would not be where they are today, once my Father was baptized things started getting better. My family was sealed in the Dallas, TX temple and my dad found a job out in California which was a huge blessing because we landed in a strong ward with many people who fellowshipped us. I chose to remain a member of this church because it has always felt right to me and I have always felt that without the church I would not have much purpose to go forward. My full conversion came when I was on my mission, thats when I truly understood who I was and why we have this Gospel on the earth. I know it to be true with all my heart!

How I live my faith

I currently live in Upland and I serve with the Youth from ages 12 to 18. I enjoy it alot "mostly for the camp outs" but for being around them and just watching these boys learn each and every day. I strive to do my best with Home Teaching where I see people once a month to see how they are doing and share a brief message. I also go out with the Missionaries of our church to help fellowship (be a friend) to those who may be looking into the church. In the church we all need a friend to whom we can turn when things seem unfamiliar and we as members strive to do our best to take care of those who are new and unfamiliar with the lingo of our church or how we do some things.

What will the Mormon missionaries talk about when they visit my home?

Jesse Alfrey
Missionairies all teach the same message, The Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. When they come to your home they will Talk of Jesus Christ and Heacvenly Father, they will also talk of His plan and what it means for you and your family. They will cover many basic teachings found within the bible and Book of Mormon to help you understand the Great Plan of Salvation and the need for the Restoration of the Gospel. Show more Show less