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Hi I'm Jake

I grew up in the beautiful city of Lindon, Utah! I was a State swimmer, and a rugby player. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

Hey! I'm Jake. I have a few other names I go by ( Coach Jake, Ali, Fussu, Dad) but you are free to call me whatever. I am a sophomore at Brigham Young University studying neuroscience. I have swam competitively for 3 years, and I played competitive rugby for a few years. I swam butterfly and played wing for these two sports. I am also getting ready to go serve a mission for two years in the beautiful city of Berlin, Germany. I will leave in September!

Why I am a Mormon

Have you ever felt alone? Like there is no one there for you? I know I have. I had a difficult start to my senior year of high school and I felt completely and utterly alone. I was at swim practice and it just didn't feel right. I got up and walked into the break room. I was sitting there just thinking about things. When, all of the sudden, a kid who I had hardly known at the time came up to me and we started talking about things. He has easily become one of my best friends. He is currently serving an LDS mission in San Jose, California. God also blessed me with some of the most amazing teammates, as well as people, I have ever known. I can promise you that you are truly never alone. God showed me that. My rugby teammates are some of the closest friends I have ever had. When I was going through this time, they all told me that no matter what changed in my life, that they would always be there. This love they showed to me means more to me than anything. I promise you that you are truly never alone. God loves you more than you know. He can bless your life in ways that you can't even imagine. He has given me everything. I am serving a mission because I know that God loves me. I wish everyone could feel this love that I feel. We live in such a wonderful world! I am so excited to share this love with the people of Germany! God loves you. If you ever need anyone, He is there for you. "Truly we never are alone when we stand with our Heavenly Father"- President Thomas S. Monson. I know that this is the true church. I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet. I love you all. In the name of Jesus Christ amen.

How I live my faith

I am currently in a ward for young single adults. I do not have a calling as of right now, but I was in charge of Family Home evening. I was "Dad", which meant "Mom" and I was in charge of planning of activities. Every Monday we would do these activities. It was a blast, I loved the people I worked with. It was the first real calling I had, and I like to say I did it well. Whether its a call to be a Bishop or in the nursery, every calling is inspired of God. I feel so blessed to have received this calling.