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Hi I'm T`Jaye Ailama Forsythe

I grew up in Hawaii. I am a Father, husband, grappler, hunter, heavy equipment operator trainer and I learned to love Zumba!

About Me

I am not perfect. I grew up with very little. I have a past that I'm not always proud of. I struggled in life to choose the right. Today, my journey in life still has twist and turns but I grow stronger everyday to follow the "straight and narrow" and "choose the right." It is my choice each day to better myself and not give up or give in to opposition. Being a grappler gives me the fight to wake up each morning and fight to change. Being a hunter helps me to search for greater meaning and purpose in my life. Being an equipment operator trainer reminds me that I can be in control of my life and be a better example and teach others to do the same. But most importantly, learning how to love being a Zumba instructor taught me that life is not only about me but about the sacrifices we make for those we love. It's these priceless moments when we reach within ourselves to unselfishly understand and be a part of what makes your loved ones happy where we truly find ourselves and come to realize what matters most.

Why I am a Mormon

This is real. This is truth. This is true happiness. I've seen enough good and bad in my life to know for myself that this church is true. I do not doubt the truthfulness of the teachings of this gospel. I know it's true. Being a Mormon has brought true happiness in my life. Real happiness that last and gives me hope and peace for a brighter and better tomorrow. I choose to stay a Mormon because it is my strength and foundation. Without this gospel and God, I am nothing. I've faced death so many times that I've come to realize that God spared me because he has greater purpose for me in life and my work on this earth is not done. Being a Mormon gives me freedom to choose the course of my life. Freedom gives me truth. The truth allows me to believe in something that is my own. The Book of Mormon is true. Our leaders are called by God. I know this because of this burning feeling of truthfulness in my heart that has brought me to tears. I rarely cry, but these tears of joy means that something has moved my heart so much that I can no longer deny the truthfulness of it. You must search and find for yourself what you want from life. I choose to be free and happy and to never feel alone. Being a Mormon gives me this priceless gift at no cost. I will forever be a Mormon by choice because it's my guide in an uncertain world. My testimony and life will only get stronger as I choose to live my life as a Mormon. I am a Mormon, yesterday, today, tomorrow and for eternity.

How I live my faith

I believe in giving back to the community. Through being a Zumba instructor I have done numerous fundraiser and charity events and have helped to raise over $10K+ for non-profit organizations and causes within my local community. I'll also literally give you the shirt off my back. I am the owner of a hunting website RUSTYBOAR.COM and I make my own clothing apparel. People shyly come up to me all the time asking where they could get a RUSTYBOAR.COM shirt. I know I have no inventory so I smile and ask if they want the shirt I'm wearing. Their answer, "YES!!!" So it's theirs. I once took off my warm hooded RUSTYBOAR.COM sweatshirt and hat and gave it to a homeless man I saw walking the streets because he was cold and in need. I truly believe that "because I have been given much I too must give." It's my way of thanking God for all that he has given me to help my brothers and sisters in my community that are in need. Whether it's doing a Zumba activity for 1-500 people free from ages 3 to 90 years old or going the extra mile for those less fortunate, I will continue to serve with all my might, mind and strength because God has never abandoned me and I thank him back by serving others.