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Hi I'm Jared Keller

I am a high school graduate from West Virginia. I am an eagle scout

About Me

I play saxophone and am learning to play guitar. I was a member of the concert band and marching band for 4 years and a member of the jazz band for 5 years. I am currently getting ready to serve a mission and I report August 7th to the MTC. For my eagle scout project, I helped update an autistic classroom at our local middle school so that it would be an environment that the autistic student would thrive in.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church. My father was a convert and my mothers parents were converts. I was baptized at age 8 , but I did not gain a true understanding of the church until around 14. I just went because my family went. Well, one day, I was pretty grumpy and didn't want to go. My parents didn't force me to either. They told me that I should pray to find out if I should be going and left after that. So that is exactly what I did. I knelt down and asked if I should be going to church, and also asked if the Book of Mormon, and the Bible were true. If these books were true, then the church must be true. I didn't receive my answer right away, but a few Sundays after that, during a testimony meeting, I felt the spirit so strongly and it told me that this indeed was the true church and that It could bless my life. I now am in the process of waiting to become a full time missionary so that I can share the joy this church has given me with as many people as possible.

How I live my faith

In my church, for every age group growing up, I was called to be the representative and leader for them. For example, when I was 12, I accepted the calling to lead the 12-14 year old boys in our church building. From then on, I was the leader of the 14-16 year old age group and have just been released from leading the 16-18 year olds.

Who was Joseph Smith?

Jared Keller
Joseph Smith was the Prophet who was called to restore God's church upon the earth again, After Jesus died, the church fell away slowly, as did the power and authority to act in His name. Joseph Smith was called to not only restore the truths of the gospel, but also through Jesus, was given the power and authority to act and teach in His name. Show more Show less