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Hi I'm Daylen

I am a singer, a muscian, a day dreamer, an athlete, an actor, I love my family, and I'm a Mormon..

About Me

I go to college at Utah State University. I've been a part of many choirs including The All State Choir and USU institute choir. I enjoy being a part of play productions. I love to play basketball and soccer. I enjoy making my own films and movies. I draw comics. I compose my own songs on the piano. To put it simply I'm an entertainer, I love to make people laugh and smile. I'm the kind of guy that will go out of his way to make a stranger smile by cracking a joke or doing something out of the ordinary. I also can make a 5 minute brownie in just 3 minutes......that could be one of my most incredible feats. My parents have taught me how to work hard from a young age.. I've sold fireworks, worked a fair, security guard, palletizing and loading trucks, in my grandpa's store, haunter (a clown in a haunted corn maze), and most recently working at a movie theatre. Work is good, it feels good to feel that sense of accomplishment. My parents had 6 kids, we are all boys but 5. Yes, that's right I'm 2nd oldest with 5 sisters. Do you know what that means? It means getting a chance to use the bathroom is difficult...... kidding....sort of.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born in the church, I had to come to know and be converted myself. One Sunday when I was only 8 years old, they felt ill and said they weren't going to church and that I could if I wanted to. They believed in agency and it was up to me to go or not. This is the first time in my life I realized I had a choice and will always have a choice. I decided to go. I never forgot that day. I often went back to the thought, I don't have to. It's up to me. When I was a Sophomore in High School I was having a tuff time. School was blah, sports getting difficult, girls made no sense, and I doubted my faith. I felt stressed and overworked. I finally ran away and knelt down and prayed. I started it the way I thought I should have with saying thanks for this and that and asking for certain things, then I made it more personal and asked if God was even there. Can He hear me? Does He care? What happened next no words can describe, nor a picture could capture the emotion and awe, it was a powerful feeling above any other feeling ever felt. I left that moment with a new knowledge so undeniable and so unbreakable that none could convince me otherwise. I came to know that God does live, He hears and answers prayers and does care about everyone. I felt this feeling many times as I've been true to the Church. I testify the church is true, it has replaced my fear, doubt, and pain, with hope, love, and peace. I know these things to be true. In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

During High School I was a part of the service Club. It was neat. We did things such as unloading semi-trucks of school lunches, bring in new books, box up old books, cleaning up the highway, and planting trees at the Rodeo Grounds. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has lot of service projects I helped in. Just a few are painting Rodeo Ground fences, helping people move in and out, ect. I was in the Boy Scouts of America program where we aerated lawns, pulled weeds for those in the community, rake leaves, set up and take down Christmas lights, and built a playground in my neighborhood. About just over 2 years ago, there was big flooding going on in my community. Rivers were over-flowing and destroying people's homes. I helped serve at the town hall make sand bags and then carry them to people homes to protect them from any further damage of floods. We also placed bags where homes were in threat of floods. The Church teaches to be selfless and serve without need of a reward. I did these projects without any acceptance of money or pay. But I know I have been blessed because of it. I've been blessed so much that the least I can do is give some of it back to others. If you want to learn to love someone, serve them. I didn't learn to love my community until I served it. A few months ago my neighbor was sick, I felt helpless to help her. Then I realized I could do the little stuff for her. I would mow her lawn, tend her garden, and help assemble bake sells to help pay her medical bills. The church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has helped me live my faith in my community.