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Hi I'm Jeff Campbell

I went to college in Northern California (now a missionary). I love personal growth, playing sports, and dreaming. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the Silicon Valley in California going to private Catholic schools and playing every sport I could - baseball, football, soccer, basketball, and running track. I have one brother 2 years younger. I have always enjoyed school (ok, college classes are more difficult for sure) and go to college in Northern California (UC Davis) studying Civil Engineering. I am a relatively recent convert (Jun '12) and left on my mission to Colorado Fort Collins (Jan '14) just after I graduated college. Besides that, I developed a passion learning toward the end of high school. I love the philosophies of personal growth and development. I mean, if my life could improve everyday (in relationships, in fun, in faith, etc) I want that!! I love to go out of my way to meet people who are actively pursuing their purpose in life. During college, my free time was spent doing school work, playing/watching sports, and pondering life.

Why I am a Mormon

I know that I am a child of God. I know that my Heavenly Father is a real being. I know that my Heavenly Father hears my prayers. I know the plan of Salvation is true and that the fall was accounted for in God’s plan. I know Jesus Christ died for my sins. I know the Priesthood Power is real. I know the Holy Ghost is real and has testified of these truths to me. AND I know the journey to know these truths for myself has been worth it. Before knowing these truths, I looked good on the outside. Although I was very active in my Catholic-Christian faith, I didn't REALLY understand my faith and wasn't actually living it. My first Mormon friend (who I met the summer after high school) gave my number to a missionary who called me at a pivotal point in my life. After postponing the issue for months, I noticed many "coincidental" moments in my life forcing me to truly examine my current faith and lifestyle. Ultimately, I asked God what the I should do. I couldn't believe the resounding positive response. I haven't looked back. I have come to know that this experience by feeling the impressions of the Holy Ghost. I also have felt this same Spirit while listening to talks by our living Prophet and reading the scripture. My eyes become watery every time I have, or am reminded of, this feeling. I'm not a touchy-feely person; I never believed I could have this kind of seemingly irrational assurance. But I know it is real. I cannot explain it. I challenge you to seek it. It's worth it. :)

How I live my faith

In living the Gospel, I keep focused on the why. I want to be in a position where I can serve in any capacity in the church, be the head of my household with great communication with my wife and children, and live a life of meaningful service to others. Ultimately, I want to do those things because I love the Lord and want to become an even better instrument in His hands to share His Gospel of salvation, forgiveness, and growth. To effectively serve others, I believe it is crucial to strive to see the world through their eyes. In pursuit of that, I lived in a Multi-Faith Living community where we (40 of us) actively got to know each other from different faiths. There are Jews, Muslims, other Christians, Sikhs, Hindus, Buddhists, Atheists, and non-religious people. I love realizing how much we all have in common. Religion is a major part of my life; it plays a significant role in the lives of others too. As a priesthood holder in the church, I have been called to visit the members of my congregation to serve them in any capacity. That can consist of helping them around the house, giving them a blessing, or running an errand for them. I love having this opportunity to remind my friends they are loved, valued, & important! Additionally, I served on the Institute Council for our religious education classes. I invited members and non-member friends to our activities & classes for friendship & spiritual growth. Then I served as the Ward Mission Leader, now full-time missionary.