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Hi I'm Jeff Wilson

I grew up all over the U.S. I served a mission in the Dominican Republic, and now, I'm studying at BYU. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a student, and at the moment, my plan is to study Journalism, but that plan may change. We'll see how things go. I love being a student, I love to learn more and more about the world and look at new perspectives different from my own. That's a huge part of why I also love to travel. When I was much younger, my family lived in Germany for three years, and that gave me the opportunity, even at such an early age, to travel and explore the world a little. I also love art, but not doing art, just looking at it. In my free time, I like to read, watch movies, listen to music, and especially talk with friends. I love to talk, some times too much.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up a member of this church. My Grandmother was the first in our family to be baptized, and she was baptized when my mother was only three years old. Later, my grandmother moved the entire family up to Utah to live closer to other members of the Church. My mother eventually went on to marry my father, who was also a member of the church, and a returned missionary, having served in Alabama. Growing up in the church, I had the wonderful privilege to learn about the gospel and the scriptures since before I could remember. When I served my mission, I was able to gain experiences that backed up everything that I had learned as a child. I already knew what faith was, but I had the opportunity to really put my faith in the Lord by leaving my family to an unknown land. I already knew how important it was to live the commandments, but I saw firsthand the blessings and the consequences of not living them. I already knew what the atonement of Jesus Christ was, but I was able to see how that atonement worked in the lives of the people who I had so dearly grown to love as they learned to leave the past behind and come unto Christ. I learned how to have a personal relationship with my Savior. I love this church, and I know it's true. For me, there is nothing in this world that can draw us closer to God. I love this gospel, and I look forward to confronting every challenge that the Lord sees fit to give me, always living his commandments, and little by little, becoming more like Him.

How I live my faith

I just recently returned from my service as a full time missionary. I served the Lord in the Dominican Republic for two years. I really loved it. I learned so many things. I spent my days, all day, every day, looking for and teaching people that might be interested in learning more about the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. Missionary service is not easy, in fact, it was the most challenging thing I had to do; I had to leave my family and move to a foreign country with little knowledge of the language to walk around sometimes dangerous streets to talk to complete strangers every day! But I know that the Lord helped us. I met some people that are extremely special to me, and I am glad for the opportunity to see them again one day, if not in this life, in the next life.