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Hi I'm Jessica

I grew up in Utah. I am an artist. I am missionary. I´m a Mormon.

About Me

My parents are divorced and I grew up in shadow of the Rocky mountains in Utah with my mom. My dad is in the United States Air Force and I also lived with him and my step mom in New Jersey for 3 years. I have three half brothers, Taylor-11 yrs, Billy- 8 yrs, and Baden 5 yrs. I love being an older sister. Since a very young age, I have always had a passion for art. When it came time to choose a major at collage, there was no question, it had to be something to stretch my creativity. That being said, I study illustration at Brigham Young University. However, for the past year I left all of that behind to serve a full time mission in Santa Catarina Brazil.

Why I am a Mormon

Both of my parents are members of the church and I grew up with the knowledge of the church. However, part of my family was not participating activly in the church for many years during my childhood. There came a point when I needed to develop my own testimony of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is when I started to read and study the Book of Mormon to find out of my self if it was all true. Today, I have an unwaverying testimony of the Book of Mormon and the true Church of Jesus Christ. I know without a doubt that the Book of Mormon contains the words of God. It is evidence that God the the same yesterday, today, and forever and He will never change. I know that the true church of Jesus Christ , His gospel, and the true preisthood power was restored through the prophet Joseph Smith. I know that through the restoration of the gospel, we can be baptized by the authority of God so that we may enter the kingdom of God, our families can be together forever, and we can find true happiness in this life and the life to come. This knowledge has brought me an undescribable peace and happiness in my life, which is why I am serving a full time mission. I want all people everywhere to experience all the restored gospel has to offer.

How I live my faith

For the past year and four months I have been serving as a full time missionary in Santa Catarina, Brazil. I am so thankful for the opportunity to serve these wonderful people of Brazil. It is a whole new culture that I have now adopted in my life. I have learned that by serving people, you grow to love them. In 2 months I will be heading back home. However, my heart is heavy to leave the people and the country that I love so dearly.