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Hi I'm Evan Parker Gentry

I was a Student Body President. I am a Representative of Jesus Christ in Spain. I am a Gospel Enthusiast. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

As a member of a family of eight, my priorities always revolve around them. My parents and siblings always give me the most joy in my life, alongside with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Being able to live in the beautiful Southern California, there has always been something exciting going on in my life. As a high school student, I was very active in the student government, where I served as Junior Class President and later as Student Body President. One of my passions through my life is volleyball, which no, is not a girl sport. When I am not staying busy with family, church, or these activities, I desire to seek out adventures around the parks, hills, and beaches of Orange County with my swellest of friends.

Why I am a Mormon

Being born into a family where the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ on the Earth is not only acknowledged but cherished, I don't know why I have been blessed beyond measure. I never experienced a specific heart-inpsiring or mind-blowing moment where I knew this was THE true church. But instead I have gained my firm beliefs "line upon line, precept upon precept, here a little and there a little," through the application of the Gospel into my life. The blessings I have been bestowed are unfathomable. The joy I have experienced (and will continue to experience) is unparalleled.

How I live my faith

"Priorities" is one of my favorite words. Having priorities in a world that constantly defiles them is one of the biggest challenges I believe we are given while on this mortal earth. Growing up in Orange County, and being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is a little different that the rest of society, and being a "peculiar people" as it says in the scriptures is truly evident as members live their faith. By developing priorities around the Gospel, families, friends, education, and so on, I have found them always to be a great conversation for members of different faiths. As we live the Gospel of Jesus Christ, a light can shine within us, and it is certain that people will be drawn to these light-filled individuals. I had the privilege to serve in student government at school, where the student leaders are held under a microscope, and every action is observed. I would hope to think that people observed my priorities, both within the student government class room, as well as on the high school campus. By graduating high school and being of the age of 18, I have decided to serve a mission, and have been called to serve in the Madrid Spain Mission for the duration of two straight years. This degree of faith has already strengthened me as I prepare, and will certainly bolster my testimony through my time of service.