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Hi I'm 山田ジェイコブ

I'm a son, brother and student. I like to golf and ski. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up mostly in Utah, with a few years in Japan. I love to spend time with friends and family. I also love to play all kinds of sports, but I especially love to play golf and ski. I love spending time outdoors among family and friends - hiking, camping, fishing, etc. Traveling is one my favorite things to do, and I have been fortunate enough in my life to visit many parts of the world. I appreciate all things business and am studying Business at BYU. I am currently serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Nagoya, Japan. I am so thrilled to be serving in Japan!

Why I am a Mormon

I never had a grand spiritual experience that told me the church was true. Having grown up in the church, I always knew it was true. Over time, I've had countless spiritual experiences that merely confirmed for me what I knew to be true from the very start. I love Jesus Christ and what he teaches. By trying to abide by his teachings, I am a much better person than I would have been. I know this is His church. I know that it was restored in these latter days upon the Earth. I am grateful to have been born into this church. I am a Mormon because it makes me better. I wouldn't be half the man I am today if I disregarded Jesus Christ's influence in my life. I love this Gospel and am grateful for the difference it has made in my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing my best to be an example "the believers, in word and in deed." I want Christ to be proud of me as a follower of him, and of me being an example of him in the world. I do my best to be a contributing member of my society and to be an example of Jesus Christ in my daily life. I want those who are not members of the church to be able to notice something unique about me.