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Hi I'm Ray

I'm half chinese, half white. I love kebabs. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I love to experience new things. I love sports, but I don't have one that I'm the most into. I love to travel. I have flight benefits so I spent last summer with my best friend traveling to 17 countries and couchsurfing (sleeping on random people's couches for free). I love learning about different people and cultures. I love languages. I speak English, Chinese, Italian, and I'm learning Spanish. My favorite foods are Kebabs, IN-N-OUT Double Double Animal style, and pizza from Napoli (Naples). I'm a Business Management - Marketing track student in my junior year, and I'm about to go do a 6-month internship near Shanghai, China. I love dancing. I've never really learned much about how to do it, but that's an interest that I want to start pursuing more because I think it's a great way to have fun, and to express yourself.

Why I am a Mormon

Simply put, I'm a mormon because I've prayed about it, and I've continually learned more about it. It all starts with a belief in God and then Jesus Christ. I'm pretty fortunate because I've never had a problem with doubting there is a God. I've prayed since I was little, and received answers to my prayers my whole life. This has been important to my becoming, and remaining, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I prayed to know and understand the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and how God has called a prophet today just like He called prophets since the beginning of time. I know that it's not just me that can receive answers like this because I've seen how others have come to know of these things as well. The key is to learn, pray about what you learned to find out if it's true, and then pay attention to the Holy Ghost that for me tends to come in the form of feelings that are hard to describe but that are good, positive, and feels like purity coming into you. It's beautiful.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by taking every service opportunity that I can. I don't necessarily mean service projects, although I think those are great too. It's more like I try to look for chances to help others and then take the time to do it. I have a 20-30 minute bike ride to school every day. It's amazing how many opportunities that gives me to help people. There was one week where I helped a lady with a minivan change a flat tire, helped some girl put her chain back on her bike, and helped someone else do something that doesn't come to mind right now. It was funny because I had been praying to have more chances to help others, and the opportunities just kept coming! I know that whenever we pray for opportunities and then are willing to do them, they come.