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Hi I'm Cason Rex Nash

I grew up in Southeastern Idaho. I like rock climbing, running, and having fun with my friends. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the third child in a family of three brothers and one little sister. I graduated high school this past spring, and am planning on attending Utah State University after I serve my mission. I have been awarded a full-ride scholarship there based on my high ACT score. I enjoy running, rock climbing, playing games on my computer, and having fun with my friends. I have taken piano lessons for the past 13 years, and I have gotten fairly good since then. My favorite movies are comedies and action movies.

Why I am a Mormon

The reason I am a Mormon is my parents are Mormons and my family are Mormons. This isn't just a tradition though. I am a still a Mormon at age 18 because I truly believe in this Church. This is the Church of Jesus Christ, and I believe he is the Savior of the world. I am a Mormon because I believe in Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon, as well as Thomas S. Monson as a true prophet today.

How I live my faith

I graduated my ward's youth program when I turned 18. Throughout that program I was almost always a normal participant. However, I was a leader a for short periods of time. I was the president of the 12-13 year old group for a few months, and an adviser in the 14-15 year old group for a few months. I have had two main calling during the past year. The first was accompanying the choir on the piano. The second was being a home teacher, which is a calling almost every priesthood holder has.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Cason Rex Nash
Young Mormon men are strongly encouraged to serve missions. However, they aren't punished or kicked out of our church if they choose not to serve. Young Women are also encouraged, but the pressure on them is much less than the young men. Young men serve 24 months, and young women serve 18 months. We consider it a privilege to serve others, and so that is why many young people choose to serve. Show more Show less