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Hi I'm Zac Powell

I'm a computer engineering major at Cal Poly SLO. I fence for the college. I'm a missionary. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Zac. I'm 19 and preparing to leave for my mission soon. I've attended college for one year between graduation and applying for my mission. I have a big interest in computers and other tech stuff so I decided to major in computer engineering. I played football and baseball in high school, but after going away to college I found a new sport I enjoy more: fencing. I fence epee for the school and I plan to continue on fencing long after I graduate. I also am a fan of video games, my favorite being the Legend of Zelda series. I'm really excited to have the opportunity to serve the Lord and I can't wait to get started.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church and have been a member all my life. My testimony isn't built upon one big event or miracle that happened in my life, but instead is the combination of all the little miracles that happen because I am a member of this church. I know that without this church in my life I would be a completely different person, and I might not like who I'd be. Sometimes it may feel difficult because there are so few other members my age where I live, but I know that through faith in Christ I don't have to feel alone. I know that the Lord restored His true church through the prophet Joseph Smith, and I know that the same church is led by a true prophet today.

How I live my faith

I've served in several church callings over the course of my life. Mostly I've been a secretary of whichever priesthood group I was in at the time, as well as a teacher in cases where I've been needed to fill in. I've acted as a pianist very few times, but mainly whenever we hold our annual volunteer service up in Yosemite National Park. I've also recently been a councilor for a youth conference held this summer.