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Hi I'm Tristan

I grew up in the California Central Valley. I served a mission in South Carolina. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm about to be a father of a beautiful little girl. My wife and I attending college right now. I was a wrestler and football player in high school and I was a wrestling coach for some years. One of my dreams is to have a house with a backyard homestead. My whole backyard will be a garden/animal raising area. I think that would be really cool to grow and eat stuff in my own backyard. Dogs are my favorite pet and we want to have a dog soon. I eventually want to start my own business and be my own boss.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I enjoy and treasure the values and truths I have learned and continue to learn. My parents did their best and when I look back to my childhood I'm so proud that they did their best and raised me with awesome religious, moral, and societal values. I am grateful that no one is perfect because we all have things to work on. I'm an active member because when I feel things in my life need to change, I always find an answer. Whether through the scriptures, church leaders, or inspiration from the spirit, I always manage to be humbled by how much there is to know and do to be better and more like my Heavenly Father.

How I live my faith

Right now as a student there are opportunities to meet a lot of different people because of people rotating through school. Our church has lots of callings. Right now I help to do some of the book keeping and I also home teach two other families in our ward.

What is the priesthood?

I've learned that the priesthood is a service position first and foremost. Any time that I've used the priesthood its been for someone else. I've been able to give a blessing to my family members and I'll have the opportunity to give my kids blessings when they need one. The priesthood has provided me a way to learn to be in the service of my fellow man. Whether if its during a designated service project or its when no one else is watching I have the best example of service to look to for inspiration. Jesus Christ is the epitome of selfless service and he helps his disciples help one another. Show more Show less