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Hi I'm Kaden

I grew up in Logan, Utah. I love making and experiencing stories. I intend to be a filmmaker. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest son in a family of five, including my parents. I report to serve a mission in Eugene, Oregon on June 19, 2013. I love to ski, read, and write. I love movies, TV, and video games. I love to hang out with my friends and family. I love to make videos. I am majoring in Media Arts (film) at BYU and I hope to be a filmmaker.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church. I've lived in the same city in Utah my whole life. The area in which I live is predominantly Mormon. My religion had been there for so long that, for awhile, it was truly just another ordinary aspect of life. It wasn't until I was about 17 that I began to think hard about my religion. I was figuring out what to do with my life, who I was and what I believed. I knew Mormons were a minority. I knew the decision of whether or not to serve a mission was approaching quickly. My friends and I took a trip to California that summer. There were four of us in a car, one of which was not Mormon. During the 12 hour drive, we talked religion almost the entire time. We talked about it broadly and specifically. We talked about the differences between Mormonism, and our friend's religion. This was a spiritual experience for me. It made me realize that there is truth everywhere. It also solidified my testimony that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the most correct of any church on Earth. I believe it's gospel is true and beautiful. It makes me want to be kind and have love for all. It makes me want to do good in the world. It makes me want to understand others and respect all walks of life, while also sharing my own beliefs and what I believe to be true. I am a Mormon because I believe that the gospel is true, that there is an inherent happiness that comes along with its knowledge, and most importantly, because it makes me be a better person.

How I live my faith

I go to church every week with my family, and have done so most of my life. Growing up, I regularly went to Young Men's activities. This means that the boys of relatively the same age within the neighborhood would get together and do something such as camping, hiking, BBQ, and other miscellaneous fun activities. When I was in college for a year, I was in a student ward and participated in Family Home Evenings with other students in my ward. I also went Home Teaching, to about 5 people monthly. I currently am about to serve a two year mission.