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Hi I'm Kelton

I'm a student studying neuroscience at BYU with the dream of becoming a pharmacist/researcher and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I grew up in Rexburg Idaho. After serving a two-year LDS mission in Samoa, I moved to Provo Utah where I am currently studying neuroscience and preparing for pharmacy school. I am the proud older brother of two amazing sisters. I love playing instruments. My favorite instruments to play are the violin and the ukulele. I also love being active through playing soccer, going to the gym, running and hiking.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon my whole life. The older I get, the more important my membership in this church becomes to me. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints gives purpose to my life and gives me the motivation to become the best me that I can be. To me, one of the most valuable parts of being a Mormon is having my relationship with my Savior strengthened. I know that Jesus Christ lives and that He loves me. He is perfect and He makes up for my weaknesses as I accept Him and His atoning sacrifice for me. I don't have all of the answers to all of life's questions, but I know that Jesus Christ does and as I have faith in Him and trust Him, there is nothing that I cannot accomplish. Being a Mormon is empowering because it has helped me to understand that I can do all things through Christ. I testify that Jesus Christ has His hands outstretched to all of us and that He waits to receive and strengthen all who will receive Him and follow Him.

How I live my faith

I believe that living what I believe is the best way for me to express my love for the Lord and to let others know what is most important to me. I also believe that it is important to be actively involved in doing good and blessing the lives of those who we come in contact with every day. I love being a Mormon, because I am given opportunities to work with others. I help to lift them, and I am lifted in return. In my ward, I help to organize a program that we call Family Home Evening. I live in an area where all of us are students attending BYU. Many of us are far away from our homes and families. Family Home Evening is an opportunity for us to gather together every Monday night to strengthen our beliefs and to support one another. I am also privileged to work at the Missionary Training Center. That is the location where Mormon Missionaries go to learn and prepare to serve the Lord. I teach missionaries who are going to Samoa how to speak the Samoan Language. I love missionaries and I see their sacrifices in leaving family and friends and dropping everything that they are involved in to go and share what they know to be true. I strongly encourage everyone to accept the Mormon Missionaries and I know that no matter who you are and no matter what you are experiencing in life right now, the Mormon Missionaries have something to share with you that will make you happier and that will answer your questions.