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Hi I'm Colin

I grew up in San Jose, California. I love to play sports and games with my friends. I'm LDS (Mormon).

About Me

I have 1 full brother, 2 half brothers, and 3 half sisters. I play the trumpet, ukulele and some piano. I love playing sports and games, doesn't matter what kind. I really enjoy meeting new people and making friends.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, but when I moved in with my dad around fourth grade, I didn't go because he didn't. I thought life was great without the guidelines of the church. I did some things I'm not proud of during this time. Then, in the summer after my ninth grade, the church asked me if I wanted to go on a canoeing trip with them, I said yes. While on that trip I felt something different about them, especially one of the leaders. We were asked one night (it was a multiple night trip) to find our favorite scripture and share it. I of course had never read the Book of Mormon, so I didn't know what to do. One leader told me to open up randomly and talk about what I read instead. I randomly opened the book and read a few verses. I can't remember what I read, but there was a feeling that came over me when I read, that was indescribable. I started going to church with the boys I met on that trip and every Sunday I felt that feeling. I'm now out of high school and about to go on a mission. I have a firm testimony of the Book of Mormon. It changed my life. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon) and I love it.

How I live my faith

I love to participate in all of the service projects that come my way. Doing service makes others and myself feel great and looking for more! I go home teaching every month, and I'm usually the one teaching the lesson. I think it's better to teach because it helps me learn more, and I also feel more accomplished.