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Hi I'm Jessany Mortensen

I grew up in a small community in Southern Nevada. I love playing the piano and learning new things. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from high school two years ago, and have been going to college ever since. I am majoring in Dietetics and love learning about food and nutrition and how it all works in our bodies. I would be going to school again this fall, but instead I am going to serve an 18 month mission in St. Louis, Missouri starting at the end of July. I am sad to leave my friends and family for that long, but I know that serving a mission is what I need to do next in my life. I know that serving others will help me be a better person and prepare me to eventually marry and have a family. I love this gospel and am excited to share it with the people in Missouri!

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My parents and grandparents have always been members too. I love that going to church is something that my entire family participates in. As I have been away from my family while going to school, I realized that the Church is true no matter which church building we are in. In college we learn and are taught from our peers. It is a wonderful thing to hear the testimonies of young adults that are having similar experiences to myself. We are all trying to figure out who we are and what we believe, and we strengthen each other as we go though those experiences. I have had to ask my Heavenly Father what is true, and He has told me IT IS TRUE through the power of the Holy Ghost. I have a testimony of this church and this gospel, and I can't wait to tell everyone I meet about it. This is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by participating in everything I can. As a missionary, I will act on my faith and share the gospel with others. I'm not the most outspoken person in the world, but I know that through my faith, Heavenly Father will help me overcome my fears and doubts. I love this gospel and I don't know where I would be without it. Through faith in Christ I can do all things, even if they seem difficult or even impossible. I am glad I can share my testimony of the things I know with the people I will meet on my mission, and those I know at home. I love this church and I know it is Christ's true church restored to the earth once again!