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Hi I'm Clarissa Keller

I have been called to serve and love the people of Puerto Rico, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Bakersfield, California with two older sisters, a younger brother, and my parents who are both teachers. I now attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah where I am majoring in business and just completed my third semester. I have been blessed to have been able to grow up in the church with parents who live and serve in faith. My mother grew up in the small town of Fajardo, Puerto Rico where she was introduced to the LDS faith and soon later converted. Through the faith of my parents, I have grown in faith and found my own conversion.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been able to feel and receive the blessings that come from serving with Christ-like love and charity. Through Him, we can truly see our capabilities and purpose in this life, the lives of those around us, and to more fully understand the love that He has for us. I know that I have felt His love and presence in my life, and I hope to share that with all those who desire to feel that same love that can be found through Him and His church.

How I live my faith

My conversion has come about in this past year through genealogy and the temple. Connecting and seeing the lives that my ancestors lived has helped me grow closer to them, find peace and direction in my own life, and build my relationship with my Savior. I have decided to serve an 18-month mission, and I have been called to serve the people of Puerto Rico. This is the very place that my ancestors have come from. I know that they are my guardian angels and they are with me helping along my journey. I cannot wait to serve and love the people of Puerto Rico, MY people.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Clarissa Keller
Through organizations like Mormon Helping Hands and other local groups, LDS individuals serve people in their area at no cost or question. I have personally been able to help with cleaning up my local community, serving with other members in soup kitchens, and donating blankets to those sick in the hospital. Show more Show less