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Hi I'm Atakeli

I'm a proud Samoan. Athlete, musician, now a missionary and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

First and foremost, my family mean everything to me. I wouldn't be the man that I am today without the guidance of my parents and my family. They are very dear to me. With that being said, I love spending time with my family. Whether it be just my parents or with my many cousins. I love coming from a big family, it just seems more comforting knowing that I will always have family there for me. I love music and sports. I can play 6 musical instruments; trumpet, baritone, piano, guitar, ukulele and percussion. I want to learn how to play the cello next. Sports have always been a big part of my family, some of which have played professionally. Football, rugby, basketball, volleyball are but a few that I actually compete in. Others I play recreational with friends and family. Another big part is the outdoors. I am always up for camping or just sitting outside with a good book.

Why I am a Mormon

From being taught as a little child to now where I am seeking my own truths in this gospel, I have loved every second of it. Not a day goes by that I am being amazed by the principles and teachings of this gospel. I learn something new every day, whether it be a new teaching or more understanding of a certain principle. I continue to live His gospel to the best of my ability and that's all that's asked. Is to give our absolute best. I have a testimony of this gospel. The truth behind is there, we just have to be willing to do the work to find out for ourselves. This gospel means everything to me. It has provided me with so much comfort and joy through out my life. It is my rock, my lighthouse and life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by teaching others what I have learned through my experiences so that it may help them with their own experiences. Right now my calling is a full time missionary serving in the California Oakland/San Francisco Mission teaching the Gospel in the beautiful languge of Español!