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Hi I'm Jamon Rogers

I grew up in Sammamish, WA. I am serving a mission in the England London South Mission. I am a Mormon.

About Me

Since as long as I can remeber I have always loved sports and have been involved with many of them. I started out playing soccer and basketball. When I got older I followed my older brother and moved on to playing lacrosse. I found that as I worked hard at them that I could excell and get better every day. In middle school I started running and found that to be my new passion. I ran the 800m in high school and by my senior season I had just barely missed the 1:53 mark to make the BYU track and field team. I went to BYU that summer and eventually had the opportunity to walk on to the team. I ran and studied at BYU where I pursued my career of becoming a doctor for the Airforce. Now I am about to leave for a mission to the England London South Mission. I play piano and cello and am in the middle of 9 children. All of my older siblings have or are about to serve missions around the world in the places of New Zealand, Africa, Canada and Russia. I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the light it brings into my life. The truth of the gospel is what propels me forward and keeps me doing the right thing. Because of my faith I am able to know without seeing. I have a better understanding of who I am, why I am here and where I am going. With my faith I am able to do things I never thought possible . As God lives and helps me as I pray and keep the commandments he helps me in all that I do. I constantly see his guidance and influence in my life. The message of the gospel brings peace, happiness and blessings to my life.

How I live my faith

Growing up in my church has led me to participate and develop wonderful friendships. I served as a leader of a group of young men where I planned and helped other young men plan activities. As a group we went camping, hiking, and did all sorts of activities where we learned and grew together. When I was older I became the assistant to my bishop where I again had the opportunity to oversee the same group of young men around my age and help them to achieve their goals and develop good friendships. We lived our faith by treating each other like brothers as we demonstrated kindness and love towards each other. Because we know that Jesus wants us to treat others with love we do so by uplifting and encouraging each other. I will always have my friends from the church because of all the wonderful moments we shared with each other. The Church has always provided a way for me to make friends and the help others around me. As I attended school at BYU I had the opportunity to be a counselor of a different group of young men where I was able to participate and help the men in my group. Together we worked together to achieve our goals of preparing to serve missions, having a social life, and doing well in school. We planned regular activities in which our friendships could be strengthened. Every week we would meet for church where we would be taught correct principles, help each other out and continue to do what is right.