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Hi I'm Jessie

I'm a college graduate. I'm a future elementary school teacher, and a water sport enthusiast. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 22 years old and am currently completing my student teaching at an elementary school in Utah. Teaching my class of lovable 3rd graders has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. I love spending time with children, and I look forward to the day when I will be teaching in a classroom of my own. I am the oldest of six children. I was raised in Southern California by two very loving parents, who did their best to keep our family as close as possible. I love to be in the water! Growing up, I spent a majority of my time around the pool--as a swimmer, and as a water polo player. Although I am no longer a competitive athlete, I still enjoy sharing these sports with others in whatever way I can. In my free time I love to read, go swimming, and play the piano.

Why I am a Mormon

The gospel of Jesus Christ has made me so very happy-it has given purpose and direction to my life. My testimony of the gospel has grown exponentially as I have prayerfully read and studied the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon testifies of our Savior, Jesus Christ; it affirms the reality of His purpose and His power. It describes our Heavenly Father’s plan of happiness, which has gives life meaning and perspective. By reading this book, I feel that I have drawn closer to God, and have come to know for myself that the words written within it are true. The gospel of Jesus Christ testifies of the importance of family. It provides the promise that families can live together eternally. Because I cannot imagine any form of heaven where this was not possible, I find great comfort and peace in this promise. It is reassuring to know that Jesus Christ is not only my divine Savior, but also my brother, and that he loves me--and each of us--individually.

How I live my faith

I feel like my faith is lived on a day-to-day basis. Each day I get down on my knees and ask God to help me become a little bit better, a little more steadfast. Through the atonement of Jesus Christ that I find the strength and ability to