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Hi I'm Jared

I grew up in Southern California, I'm having a blast with life, and I'm a mormon!

About Me

Football was my thing during high school. I was one of about 30 mormon kids in a highschool of around 3,000. I would say I grew up in a pretty diverse area, and I think it helped me in being more understanding of others and their backgrounds. After high school and learned how to build and work with computers, I attended a year of college at BYU in provo, Utah. I am currently serving a mission in Oregon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a mormon because it is what makes me the most happy. Even though I was born into this church, I had to go through a lot of struggles in deciding if this is what I actually wanted to do. I eventually realized when I decided to live farther away from God and Jesus Christ, I was not a happy person, and not fun to be around. My life turned around when I decided to figure out what I truly believed about God and my relationship with him. I know that I am his child and that he does love me! I now know that I need to follow him and my savior Jesus Christ, especially in helping others come to the same realization, and I know the best way to do that is within his church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing my best to do the work God wants me to do. I have grown tremendously in my love for learning, especially in the scriptures. God's plan is for us to learn while in this life, so I'm out to do that! My biggest faithbuilder has been deciding to and serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I want to help other people come close to Jesus Christ, and help them feel the same happiness that I have felt!

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Of couse not. I grew up in a community without many mormons, and if I only helped out those people, I wouldn't have made many friends or made a good impression on others. I am serving a mission right now so that I can focus my efforts on helping people that are NOT mormons. I love to help out other people and see the happiness they get from knowing someone cares about them. Show more Show less