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Hi I'm Jordan

I'm a southern girl born and raised in the great state of Kentucky. I am a student at BYU and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hey, I'm Jordan! I'm a Pre-Management Major hoping to get into the Marketing Management program this upcoming summer! I was born and raised in a town just outside Louisville, Kentucky. I have three younger siblings- two sisters and a brother- and I love them to death. I was a cheerleader for 8 years starting in 4th grade and continuing through my senior year of high school. I love fashion and style and everything it encompasses- clothes, shoes, make-up, interior design- you name it. I'm just a southern girl trying to be the best I can be.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the Church my entire life. Growing up, I was instilled with certain standards that have shaped me into who I am today. While I've lived a pretty privileged life compared to most, no journey is easy. I have experienced hardships, trials, and sometimes heartbreaks, but always found strength in my Savior. I don't know where I'd be without this Gospel. I know that this Church is the true church. I know that my Savior atoned for my sins, and that He knows me personally and is the only one who can truly understand my struggles and help me through them. I know that my Father in Heaven loves me and knows me individually and that He answers my prayers. I love this Gospel and the love and hope it brings me. I say these things in the sacred name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I have found that the best way for me to live my faith is incorporating it into everything I do, whether it be dressing modestly, being friendly to the people around me, or even just smiling at the people I walk past on the way to class. I have set certain standards for myself- i.e. not drinking alcohol, coffee, or tea; not smoking or using illegal substances; and remaining chaste and virtuous- and I uphold those standards no matter what. I am who I am today because of my faith.

What is faith?

To me, faith is more than just a belief in something you can’t see. Faith is trusting in the Lord and knowing that He hears your prayers and that He will help you. One great example of faith I have seen in the scriptures is the story of Helaman and his two thousand stripling warriors (Alma 56). The young boys, all inexperienced in battle, volunteered to go to war to defend their country and their freedom. When the battle was upon them, they did not hesitate, stating “Behold our God is with us, and he will not suffer that we should fall.” These boys knew that “if they did not doubt, God would deliver them.” And He did. Not one of these two thousand young men died in battle. God delivered them just as they knew He would. This story is similar to the story of Elisha when the King of Syria is informed that Elisha is directing the King of Israel in the war between the two countries, resulting in many victories for Israel, and thus he seeks to kill Elisha. One morning, Elisha’s servant walks outside and sees the city surrounded by horses and chariots seeking Elisha’s life. Instead of being frightened, Elisha simply states, “Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.” Instead of fearing for his life, Elisha is completely calm and exercises faith that God will deliver Him. And once again, He does. It doesn’t take a glorious battle or an attempt on your life to have faith. Faith is simply trusting in God and knowing that He will take care of you. Show more Show less