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Hi I'm Julie

I am a student. I love the gospel, science, and dancing. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a first generation college student. I am studying biotechnology and I love it! School keeps me very busy, but there are many things I like to do outside the books. I grew up being trained in jazz, tap, and ballet and still enjoy dancing whenever possible. Running has recently become a passion of mine, it is a good time to think and relieve stress. I enjoy music and love watching local bands.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon who was born into the gospel. My life has been very richly blessed because I have been involved in the church. As a teen I had incredible leaders who were there to support me in any and all aspects of my life. I have been able to make lifelong friends and have enjoyed the many activities and experiences which I have shared with these friends I met in the church. These friends and leaders, as well as my loving parents have helped me achieve great things in my life thus far. I have been faced with my share of typical challenges, but I have also had trials which seem uniquely excruciating. The gospel has provided me comfort through the knowledge of the atonement--that Jesus Christ has descended below all things and that Christ can help me bear such challenges. Also, knowing that I have a loving Heavenly Father who cares about me and wants me to return to him has provided me perspective with which I can view my life and my challenges. One of the sweetest experiences and testimonies of families occurred during a family reunion. I was able to see many cousins and relatives whom I hadn't seen for several years and was overjoyed to be together with all of them. I love my family and I want to be together with them forever. I know that as I live the gospel of Jesus Christ I will be able to be with my family forever.

How I live my faith

There are lots of things I do to live my faith. I have been in charge of organizing activities for college-aged women in my area. I have volunteered time to help digitize U.S. census records to allow people interested in family history more easily find their ancestors. As a youth I oversaw a large community garden whose produce was grown and donated to local refugees. Ultimately, I try to be a moral example to those around me and help those in need.