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Hi I'm Rebekah Nicole Boaz

I grew up in San Diego and Murrieta CA. I play women's collegiate rugby at BYU and play the French horn. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I currently play rugby at Brigham Young University. I am going to BYU to Major in Recreation Management (Experience emphasis) and to have a minor in music. Before I went into Recreation Management to work in the High Adventure Outdoors area, I originally went to BYU as a French horn Performance Major that I pursued for a year but realized I missed the sport and social aspect of working with people and liked playing the french horn for fun & not for a profession. I LOVE almost all music, especially Country music and Jazz, but I hate Blue Grass, screamo or pure rap music. I grew up playing competitive Soccer and Softball, picked up Track and Field in High School as a Triple Jumper and Shot and Disc Thrower, and pursued Rugby (as mentioned above) in College. Meanwhile, I come from a musical family and started on the trumpet in 5th grade until I switched to the French horn in 7th grade and have played it competitively up until my sophomore year in college. I was in performance ensembles and in the marching band in middle school, high school, and college (Symphonic Band, BYU Cougar Marching Band, and BYU Men's basketball pep band). I served a LDS service full-time mission in Nauvoo as a YPM in 2011 for about 4 months & am currently serving a LDS 18-month mission in Puerto Rico and surrounding Islands starting June 6th. I am known to have a sense of humor and laugh a lot. I would rather be outdoors doing activities than indoors. I am the youngest with a twin sister and 4 brothers.

Why I am a Mormon

I may have been born into a Mormon family, but I have continued to stay LDS and will never leave this church because it has brought so much indescribable, warm JOY into my life. Through prayer, I have received a personal, spiritual, UNDENIABLE witness/answer for myself that this church is true; thus, I am a Mormon and will never deny it. I have seen others' lives change and and become blessed because of this gospel. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and is another Testament of Jesus Christ concerning those that lived in Ancient America and is a companion to the Bible. The prophet, Thomas S. Monson, and the leaders of this church are filled with charity and the light of Christ and have only lead righteously. This gospel has blessed my life miraculously and I owe all of my gratitude to our beloved Father in Heaven, and to my brother and Savior, Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith with a desire and action to help others and bring joy into their lives. I have been involved with Mormon Helping Hands (The large service and aid program within the church) and have served a mini 3 1/2 month mission in Nauvoo. I have also lived my faith by serving people that are around my age through church callings as President or 1st or 2nd counselor in different presidencies. I will soon serve a 18-month mission in San Juan Puerto Rico and surrounding Islands starting June 6th. I have helped and served people who are in need of food, emotional help, and those that have been affected by natural disasters.