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Hi I'm Matt

I'm from western Massachusetts. I'm an Illustrator and a Graphic Designer. I love art. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I write goofy stories and draw pictures. I love to play guitar and write music. I play soccer and love following professional sports. I am from New England so I love the Red Sox, Patriots, and Boston Celtics. I am married and I have a miniature Schnauzer named Sketch. I graduate this summer from BYU-Idaho with a degree in BFA Illustration. My wife and I just found out that we are having a little baby girl this September! We are both very excited. As a soon to be young father, I feel extremely blessed. I hope to be a good dad to my little girl.

Why I am a Mormon

As a teenager, my family moved from Utah to Massachusetts. This was a major change for me. I no longer had friends who were Mormon, and many of my friends had different values and morals from me. I did not want to follow the standards of the church if Joseph Smith was not a true prophet, and if the Book of Mormon were not true. However, if it was true, I wanted to be obedient and trust God's commandments. So, I read the Book of Mormon and prayed, asking God if Joseph Smith was a true prophet. I had a powerful answer to my prayer, and committed to God and to myself that I would live the gospel. I have been blessed time and time again for that decision and it has made me the happiest person in the world.

How I live my faith

I attend a married student congregation with my wife in Rexburg Idaho. I serve as the leader of the missionary work in the congregation. I help teach members of our ward how to help and serve their friends and family by sharing the gospel with them.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

In high school, it was very clear to me that the Gospel of Jesus Christ was saving me from sorrow and guilt, and providing me with a way to live that made me very happy. I wanted so badly to share this with others. I was called to serve a mission in southern California, and I was able to share this great message with people who were looking for the truth. Show more Show less