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Hi I'm Justin

I was born and raised in Utah. I am married and about to graduate from college as a Math teacher. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a family of three boys and I fall in the middle. I am currently a college student and am about to graduate as a Math Teacher. I recently got married about 10 months ago and my wife and I are loving every second of it. My hobbies include anything involved with sports. And I truly enjoy spending time with my wife and with other friends of ours.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS family and was baptized into the church when I was 8 years old. I had few experiences growing up that really helped me to determine if this was the right church or not. I was able to truly gain some independence when I first moved away to college when I was 18. I moved away and then I had to decide if I was going to stay active in the church or not, and so I continued to attend my meetings. It was approaching my 19th birthday and a close friend asked me if I had decided to serve a mission for the church or not. And I really hadn't made that choice yet. So I had to stop and reflect on what I knew for truth. I decided to think about what the church had done for me in my life and the sort of influence that it had had on me and the decisions I was making with my life. I came to a very powerful understanding that the LDS church had only been a positive blessing in my life and that I would be lost without it. I then committed to reading the Book of Mormon and asking for myself whether or not it was true. I was answered with a very positive YES and that I had seen the good that had come from it and truth that I had come to know and appreciate in my life. I knew that whatever is good in all things comes from God and that this was his church.

How I live my faith

My wife and I are a part of a Married Student Ward. Most the other couples are also young and newly married and are also in school. We have such a welcoming group of people that it's going to be hard to leave one day when we decide to move from this apartment. We have grown to love and appreciate all those that serve us so lovingly here. I am part of the Leadership for the Men in the Ward and our responsibility is to make sure that there are no families that get overlooked. We want everyone to always feel welcome and wanted in our ward.