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Hi I'm Ryan

I come from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I love food, Basketball is my life and has made me who I am today and I'm a MORMON!

About Me

I've always grown up loving the game of basketball and being able to reach to the highest level of achievement. I play small forward and Basketball to me is an outward expression of me and who I truly am today. I'm currently serving a mission in the California, San Diego Mission for 2 years. I love being able to help inspire people and kids of all ages to achieve success in the game of basketball. My parents have always taught me to never give up and shoot for your dreams. I grew up in Edmonton, AB, Canada most of my life and I'm the oldest of 3 kids. A mission has truly helped me see what I can be and also what the future has in store for me. My dream someday is to play in the NBA. My mom and dad have always said that you be the BIG MAN!!

Why I am a Mormon

Most of my life I've grown up in the church all my life and what a blessing it has been for me because I know that this gospel has truly changed my life in the way I see people and also how I talk to people. I've also come to know my Savior more as I've read the scriptures. I've always had a testimony of the church and this wonderful gospel especially the atonement of Jesus Christ. When I feel like things are not going right and I have stress in my life I always go back to the suffering of Jesus Christ on the cross when he carried the burden of my sins and for everyone so that we can be happy is great blessing. I have a wonderful family that is very supportive and without them I wouldn't be who I am to today. One thing is for sure that God has not ceased to be a God of miracles and his words have not ceased and that their is a living day Prophet on the Earth named Thomas S. Monson who receives continuing revalation today for all of us. It has been amazing to have this greater knowledge and blessing in my life to know that God has a Plan for each of us to be able to live with him once more after this life. I cannot deny these things because I know that these things are true and that is why I'm a MORMON

How I live my faith

I love being able to do service for the members of my ward and always finding ways to do unselfish acts of service for others. I also love being able to go on splits with missionaries back at home to do the Lords work and help others come closer to Christ. I love to organize YSA basketball tournaments to be able to have fun and be able to compete and express my personality. I'm a full time missionary serving in San Diego, California doing the Lord's work and helping others feel happier in their lives. I also try to walk in the footsteps of my family and also following the example of Jesus Christ. Being the best person I can be. One of the other ways I excercise my faith in Jesus Christ is wanting to help others and be a coach in basketball and give kids of all ages to achieve success in the game basketball.