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Hi I'm Jared

I'm a business student at the University of Utah and grew up a member of the church. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I just finished my first year of college at the University of Utah. I'm going into a business major, don't know which one yet, but looking for the one that interests me the most. I'm close to my family and they mean a lot to me. I've been raised to know the value of work. We have a garden I help tend to each week as well as take care of our chickens and other animals each day. I really enjoy being outdoors. I used to play lacrosse a little bit but what I really enjoy now is hiking, camping, fishing and just being active outside.

Why I am a Mormon

I choose to continue to follow the church because of the happiness it brings me. By obeying the laws and commandments God gives, I know I'm closer to him. I can say without a doubt that I know the more I pray and read the Book of Mormon each day, the closer I am to my Father in Heaven. I feel it and know it. I know this church is the true church and was restored to us through the Prophet Joseph Smith. By watching my family and friends live the gospel each day I can see a happiness in their lives that I know I want in mine and by continuing to live the teachings of Christ and going to church I know I can keep that happiness and spirit with me.

How I live my faith

In church each Sunday I teach the 9 and 10 year old kids. It's fun to prepare lessons and teach them things I once learned as well. They also teach me with all the questions they ask and I've grown a lot from it as well. My Dad and I go home teaching to an elderly couple and family each month. Right now I'm preparing to leave on a mission soon and I hope to be able to share everything I've learned and the happiness I have with others.