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Hi I'm Riley

I love traveling. I love all kinds of music. I'm going to be serving my mission in Cusco Peru. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from Dallas High School in 2012. I like to longboard, bike, hike and surf when I get the chance. I've been to more than half of the United States. I love to read, mostly fantasy books. I love all kinds of music, but mainly reggae, Spanish music (salsa, flamenco, merengue), hip-hop, bluegrass, and new age. I love acting and was in a few plays in high school. I also enjoy learning new languages and about other cultures. My dad is a high school Spanish teacher and my mom is a receptionist at one of the local elementary schools. I love them both very much. I also have two younger sisters and a younger brother whom I also love very much. I love spending time with people, especially my family and relatives. I also love trying new things and seeing new places. Even though I'm pretty easy-going I have a very adventurous spirit. I love life!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the Church to faithful parents and I am so thankful I was. Throughout my life I've been able to gain a strong testimony of the gospel and it's standards. By being a member of the Church I've been able to have awesome experiences that I wouldn't have been able to otherwise. Because of the gospel I know where I come from, why I'm here and where I'm going. My life has a purpose and that is to progress, be happy, eventually have a family of my own and to share this joy with everyone else.

How I live my faith

First of all, I will be serving a full-time mission for two years in South East Peru. I attend church every Sunday. I am currently a ward missionary so I do missionary work in my community and once a month I teach two different classes at church - one for those who are either new to or learning about the church, and the other is a class for men in the Church. I love the Gospel and want to share it with everyone.

Why don’t Mormons drink coffee, tea, or alcohol? What is the Mormon Church’s law of health and proper diet?

we believe in not partaking of anything that is addictive, or damaging to our bodies and/or spirits. There are a lot of other substances that the lord has suggested for us to partake of such as grains, fruits and vegetables and meat sparingly. We also believe in a healthy amount of sleep and exercise. Show more Show less