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Hi I'm Jeni

I'm from Southern California. I'm a freshman at college. I'm a Middle Eastern Studies/Arabic major. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a freshman in college in Utah right now. I love snowboarding and ice skating! I'm definitely better at snowboarding though! I'm also in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) right now here at college. It takes up a lot of time and is very hard but it feels good to be part of something bigger than myself. I worked very hard in high school to get where I am now and I'm very proud of that. I had a part-time job since I was thirteen just so I could pay for college. My senior year of high school I actually became the manager of the store I worked for. For a sport in high school I did competitive cheerleading and crossfit on the side.

Why I am a Mormon

My testimony begins and ends with Jesus Christ. I love Him more than words can express. I cannot think of Him and what He sacrificed for me without tearing up. I have felt his love for me and I want others to experience that same joy. I have never felt His love more than when I'm immersed in this gospel. When I'm at church, reading the scriptures or doing anything church related I feel His approval. The Book of Mormon is His word and I know that without any doubt. Every page testifies of God's love and it has so much happiness in it. I feel good about life when I read it and I know that everything will eventually work out. There is nothing that cannot be fixed in the next life. Broken hearts will be healed. Loved ones will be found. Hatred will disappear. I have faith in Christ and this gospel is the way to get closest to Him. That I know.

How I live my faith

When I was fifteen I was called as the leader for all the other fifteen year-old girls. I attended meetings with adults so I could express the concerns I had for my girls. I also had meetings with the adult leaders and other youth leaders to plan fun activities for the girls my age every week. I learned so much from the responsibility placed on me so young and I really grew from it. Since that calling I have been the assistant to other leaders and now I am a visiting teaching supervisor. I make sure that all the girls in my hall have someone to talk to and someone who visits them once a month. It is very rewarding to know everyone feels loved and has someone there for them.