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Hi I'm John Robinson

I grew up in North Dakota. My wife and I moved to Florida to attend law school. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 3rd year law student at the University of Florida. I graduated from the University of Utah with a finance degree. I've been married to my amazing wife for about 5 and a half years. We've got a silly little white dog named Chipper that makes us laugh every day. I love most major sports both to play and to watch but college football is probably my favorite. I'm also an avid news reader and especially love to read and discuss politics. I used to hunt and fish a little but haven't done much lately. I was born in Montana but raised in North Dakota. I was definitely shaped by growing up in a rural state and still hope that our family will end up in a semi-small town. My faith is a huge part of my life and I owe a lot of my better traits to what my religion and church teaches.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon for many reasons but I'll name some of the most important. First, I've had multiple, profoundly powerful spiritual experiences where it's been communicated to me that the teachings and leaders of this church are divinely inspired. These experiences were so amazing and wonderful that I cannot deny their reality and I'm convinced that they were God's way of showing me the truth. Second, living the Gospel makes me a better and happier person. When I've tried living a different way my life just isn't as meaningful, peaceful, or happy. When my life conforms to the teachings of my religion my life is better.

How I live my faith

I live my religion everyday. I really try to focus on my personal relationship with God and trying to lift and help others. Each month I'm responsible for "watching over" about 4 families in our congregation. I visit them and make sure that their basic spiritual and temporal needs are being taken care of. On Sunday I attend the Gospel Principles class that emphasizes the basics of our religion and helps new members in their transition to living the Gospel. I love being around the new members and observing how their lives are changing for the better by living the Gospel. It strengthens my faith to see the Gospel working in their lives.