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Hi I'm Jordan

I study accounting at BYU. I work at the MTC. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Sandy, UT. My family is everything to me. My parents and siblings are my closest friends. I love being active and busy. Sports are a big part of my life. I am an accounting student at BYU and am excited and curious about what my future career will be like. I served a mission in Phoenix, AZ speaking Spanish. I am happy and love life!

Why I am a Mormon

My parents are strong members of the Mormon church and so I began attending church with them long before I even knew what was going on. As I hit my teen years, I began to ask myself questions about life and basically try to figure out who I was. I liked the church and it seemed all good, but it also was inconvenient at times. It seemed like it was asking a lot of me. Before I completely committed myself to living the gospel and sacrificing when necessary, I wanted to know for myself if the church was true or not. I developed strong, sincere desires to know the truth, because my knowledge would determine the way I would choose to live. One Sunday afternoon, right before my 16th birthday, I felt very overwhelmed by the doubts I had and the important decisions that I would have to make in the next few years. I remember feeling that I had to find answers and relief. I knelt down next to my bed and began praying out loud. I tried to muster enough faith to talk to God. After somewhat hesitantly expressing in prayer that I did believe in God, I powerfully felt the power, presence, and spirit of God. I felt so close to Him. I was convinced that He lives! I felt that He was aware of my doubts and desires. Since that afternoon, I have had many other clear confirmations that this church is true. My current testimony is based on the spiritual witnesses I have received and on my personal experience. As I've lived the gospel of Jesus Christ, I have felt inspired and motivated to be better. I value feeling loved by my Father in Heaven and I try to please Him. As I live the standards of the Mormon standards, which are Christ's standards, I feel so happy.

How I live my faith

I try to stay active and involved in my church (which is not hard to do) because that is when I am happiest. Attending worship services and finding ways to serve others seem to bring peace and perspective to my life. I love helping other people come closer to Christ and feel his redeeming love; there is nothing more satisfying! I also work at the Missionary Training Center, where I help brand new missionaries understand their purpose and learn Spanish. I love it! I get so motivated by those missionaries and their pure desires to serve Christ.