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Hi I'm Jason

I'm a former Marine and federal agent...and a Mormon. Happiness for me is centered on my family and Jesus Christ.

About Me

We have lived all over the globe--from the East and West Coasts of the United States to the Middle East and Southeast Asia. I'm married to a wonderful woman and together we do our best to provide for and raise our three children. Our world right now revolves around supporting our children in school, church, and their other activities and interests. I enjoy running, mountain biking, backpacking, and snowboarding when possible. I look forward to time in the outdoors to unwind.

Why I am a Mormon

In high school on the Central Coast of California I encountered some Mormon families that seemed very tightly knit. That led me to meet with LDS missionaries at the Washington, D.C. Temple Visitors Center one summer. I read the Book of Mormon and prayerfully considered what the missionaries were teaching about a restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ. As fantastic as Joseph Smith's experience in upstate New York in the 1800s seemed to me, I felt that it was true. It was a feeling that is difficult to describe, but undeniable. I eventually learned that the Holy Ghost confirms truth through feelings in our hearts and in our minds. I had to act when I felt this confirmation so I decided to be baptized and become a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in my senior year of high school. The truths of the gospel and the plan of salvation are precious to me. The knowledge that we are all God's children, that He has provided a Savior for us, and prepared a way to return to Him and live with our family eternally brings me great peace and serves as a guide for my life.

How I live my faith

I value service to country and community. I've spent most of my professional life in public service--in law enforcement and the military. But I find even more satisfaction in service to God. Shortly after I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the age of 18, I spent two years in the Philippines as a missionary. I learned a great deal from the humble people of the Philippines and I became even more converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ. True joy is found in helping someone to come unto Christ, to develop faith in Him and follow His teachings. You don't have to be a missionary in a foreign land to experience this joy. We can share the gospel in our homes and among our friends and neighbors wherever we live.