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Hi I'm Simon Trepanier

I was raised for most of my life in San Diego California. I am a drummer a surfer and snowboarder and i am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a sophomore in college, I love to snowboard and surf, hike and swim. My favorite thing to do though is to play music. I am a drummer for a punk rock band. Playing drums is a great love of my life. I have been playing for 7 years now and have had so much fun the whole time. I played water polo in high school and did swim as well. Another large part of my life is scouting. I have been in scouting since i was 8 years old and am now an eagle scout. Doing this has really helped me grow in my leadership and social skills. I love my family and my friends. As a family we go to the beach, eat together and have fun. My father is a retired army veteran so the military has been in my life ever since i was little. I have a lot of respect for anyone in military and understand the sacrifices made by them and their families for our country.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born a Mormon. I have been raised in this faith and blessed for it. My father and mother are truley great parents and great people. They have taught me many things in life but most importantly how to be a better deciple of Jesus Christ. As i have grown up in His church i have learned how to better myself, my community and the people around me. I know of the imiportance of service and obedience. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and your Savior. He suffered and died so that we can live with Him and our Father in Heaven again. I know that we are loved so much by are Father in Heaven and Jesus Christ and I know that because of this they made a plan for all of us to be happy. They gave us the Book of Mormon another testament of Christ translated by a Prophet of God Joseph Smith so that we have guidance in this day and can better understand who we are, were we were in this life and were we are going. I know that this church is true with everything I have. I know this because of the spirit i have felt, the faith I have and how this church really helps people to come closer to their Father in Heaven as well as their savior. This I write, believe and testify in the name of the Savior of the world Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

My faith has been probably the biggest part of my life. As i child i loved going to church and learning of Christ and seeing all of my friends. Now being a sophomore in college have a better understanding of the role of religion in my life. This church has helped me come closer to my family, friends and most importantly my Savior Jesus Christ and my Father in Heaven. It has as well helped me become a better member of my community by giving me the ability to serve throughout my youth and still to this day. Service is a huge part of my faith. I love helping others and this church has given me the opportunity to do that over and over. I also love working with the youth. I feel like i can help them through their difficult teenage years with my experience and leadership skills that i have gained from scouting and the Church. As well, i am now serving as a full time missionary in South Africa.