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Hi I'm Trevor

I grew up in Portland, Oregon. I'm a Manufacturing Engineering major at BYU. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Trevor and I went to High School in metropolitan Portland. I was born here in Portland, but at a young age, we moved to a small suburb of Atlanta, Georgia called Alpharetta. I loved it there, at least from what I can remember. We moved away just before I was going to start 1st grade. We moved back to Portland and into a house not too far away from the kid who would become my best friend. I remember when I first met him, well I don't remember specifically what happened, but we met in our first grade class. He didn't like me. He thought I was annoying, but I guess I annoyed him enough to become my friend. After that we're pretty much inseparable. After that was long and boring until I hit college really, and BYU changed my life. Being there was so great. To be surrounded by people who share the same morals and ideals as me

Why I am a Mormon

While I was born into this church, I choose to be active in it. I am choosing to go on a mission and give up 2 years of my life for this church, but when I think about how much this church has given me, it doesn't seem like much of a sacrifice. I choose to be active in this church because I know one thing. I know that this church is true. How do I know? Well that's where it gets complicated I guess. I know it is true because I have been told by the spirit. I get this amazing feeling of pure joy whenever I talk about this church (I know this sounds cheesy, but I'm smiling as I type this) I decided at a relatively young age that I wanted to know if this church is true. I had heard a lot of other people testify to me that it was true, but I wanted to know for myself. I decided that I should give this Book of Mormon a read. That was the best decision of my life. I read it, but not at some crazy fast pace, but I took Moroni's promise to heart and it changed my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in simple ways. I had a job in my church at BYU and it was pretty simple. I set up a facebook page and was in charge of the program that we would hand out. It was simple, but it was satisfying. I felt like I was really a help to the people in my ward. Also in college I did a fair amount of home teaching. That's basically where you are assigned people in your ward to go around and really be their friend, but specifically check in on them every month and see if there is anything you can do for them. That is one of the most rewarding things you can do in this church, be a good home teacher, because even one friend can change a life.