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Hi I'm Dylan Sellers

I'm a volleyball addict, an entrepreneur, a future patent attorney, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I come from a family of 10 kids, and I love each of them. When people find out I have so many siblings they think it would be a challenge, but my siblings and I look out for each other and lift each other up. I don't know where I would be without them and my incredible parents who raised us. I have been playing volleyball non-stop since the 8th grade. I began, like most people, not very good, but I worked hard, trained in the off season, and found myself excelling at and loving the sport. I coached a club team for 2 years. I am studying Electrical Engineering at Brigham Young University. Some day I want to get a JD/MBA and start my own firm as a patent attorney. I served a mission in two places: Provo, Utah and São Paulo, Brazil. Both places are and forever will be dear to my heart. My mission brought so many experiences to my life that have shaped me for the better. It stands today as one of the single best decisions I have ever made.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon for many reasons, but the most important is that I have come to learn from countless experiences that God knows me, that I am following His plan, and that the Book of Mormon is true. To me, these things are undeniable. Many of the personal experiences that I have are so sacred to me that I wouldn't publish them, but it suffices to say that God has confirmed that the choices I have made in this life are what He wants for me. Thanks to great mentors, leaders, and family, I was taught how to find out for myself that these things are true. The ultimate source of all truth is our Heavenly Father. He is the reason I am here, He is the reason I live the way I live, and He is the reason why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I go to church every week where I learn about Jesus Christ and how I can be more like Him. I try to make my choices and the way I treat others a reflection of Him. I study the scriptures diligently and strive to know what God would have me do better each and every day. I find that when I serve in my family, in the church, and in the community, I am showing my faith in Jesus Christ by doing as he would do if he were on the earth today. Even though Christ has set the highest bar we can imagine, one day at a time I am coming closer to Him through sincere repentance and obedience to the commandments.

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

Dylan Sellers
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