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Hi I'm Kaitlyn Jenkins

I have moved twelve times. I am deeply involved in sports, and music. I am a Mormon, and am proud to be one!

About Me

I have moved twelve times, and I don't know how I would have done it without the church. I am an avid basketball and volleyball player, am on my school teams, and have been captains for many of them. I absolutely adore music. I play the piano, a little guitar, and I sing, which includes singing competitions. I teach piano and voice lessons to kids and I love it! I have three siblings; one sister and two brothers. I also have a mom, dad, and a dog. I plan on getting a schoolarship, particularly in basketball, and going to BYU. My dad went there for college, and I hope in keeping the tradition alive. It is also a great school! I am a straight A student, and I love volunteering and working with kids who have special needs. One of my brothers has Down Syndrome, and he is one of the greatest joys in my life. He is always happy, and can put a smile on anyone's face. The kids are so amazing, and I love their attitudes. I love being happy. Smiling is the greatest thing ever, and with help from the church, I am able to always be smiling! I am a Mormon, and I love this glorious gospel!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into this church. My parents were the same way. One set of grandparents were also born into the church. My other grandpa became a member once he met my grandma. I am one of the lucky ones who get his truth and get to continue in the church right from the start. I don't know where I would be without the church in my life. It has helped me get through so many struggles that I have had. Not to mention all of the moving around! The church is the same everywhere. People with open arms always waiting there to greet you. It is so nice to be able to talk to people who share the same values as you do, and believe in the same thing. I continue to follow his gospel because I have found out for myself that it is true. I have read the Book of Mormon, and have prayed and asked if the words in it are true. I felt so warm and comforted after doing so, that I know it is the best book out there! I know that Joseph Smith was a true prophet who restored the church for us. I would not be where I am not if it were not for him. I know that we have a true prophet on the Earth today who leads and guides us. I have faith in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I am so grateful for what Jesus has done for us. To come to Earth and die for us so that we can have agency and be able to repent from past sins or decisions gone wrong. I am no where close to perfect, and so the Atonement is the greatest gift ever! Just knowing that I can repent and be forgiven of the things I have done wrong is the best feeling ever! I can always get a clean slate! Being a member of this faith, you have a certain light about you. People notice that you are different, and it is generally for the good. They want to be friends with you because you make them so happy, and you are always happy yourself. I love this church so much! And am grateful for everything it has done, and will do for me in the future.

How I live my faith

I love volunteering in almost anything, service activities especially! I love the church, and love learning more about it. I was Beehive President (ages 12 and 13) for almost my whole time while I was in there. The same thing with Mia Maids (ages 14 and 15). I love helping others, and always look for what they need. I participate in an early morning seminary class every weekday morning. Seminary is just like bible study, where we study our scriptures and learn more about our church. It helps us learn how we can live it in our everyday lives, and how we can share it with others. While most people would think it would be a burden to wake up so early in the morning, I love it. I get to be with people my age who share the same beliefs and have the same standards as I do. It is a great way to start the day, so you are protected from the everyday worldly struggles and temptations thrown your way. I will do just about anything you ask me to do to help others out. The church is such an amazing thing, and I am so grateful it is in my life.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Kaitlyn Jenkins
Mormons believe that families are the most important unit in the church. The reason for that being, we believe families can be together forever, even after death. We believe that when family members pass away, we will have the ability to see them again in the life hereafter. I know that families can be together and we need to cherish our relationships with them because they are here to love and support us through this hard life. We can grow through their help. Show more Show less