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Hi I'm Todd Connolly

I am from Salt Lake City, born and raised. I am a basketball player. I am curly-head. I am a Mormon

About Me

I am a recent high school graduate from Highland High in Salt Lake City, Utah. There I was a basketball player and Student Body President. I have always loved sports and played a whole bunch growing up but when I got to high school I decided to focus on basketball. I have many friends from all around the world. My dad is the oldest of 13, and my mom is the oldest of 5. I am also the oldest of 5 kids. Right now I am preparing to serve an LDS Mission in Brisbane, Australia. In my free time I love to listen to music, hang out with friends, play basketball or pickle-ball. I am planning to attend college in Utah after the completion of my Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been in the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints since I was born. Both my parents have been actively involved in the Church and have been my examples of the church throughout my life this far. I am Mormon because I believe that through the church, I will someday be able to return to live with my family again after I die. I am a Mormon because I have learned that through the gospel of Christ comes happiness. I am happier when I am involved with church and attend regularly. The church has helped me understand questions I have had about life, and what I am doing here today. I also have created a firm belief in the teachings of The Book of Mormon, The Bible, and of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being a good example to my family and friends,whether it is at school, home, church, or anywhere in the community. As I go throughout my days I try to be kind and friendly to everyone. I have made an emphasis on smiling and waving to people I see, even if I do not know who they are. I was able to show my faith to my school as I was Student Body President and showed how my standards were different. I tried to be the best I could everyday. I also would tell people as often as possible that I was LDS and was going on a mission this summer. I was able to share about the church and the gospel simply by telling classmates about my mission plans.

What is the Book of Mormon?

Todd Connolly
The Book of Mormon is another witness of Jesus Christ and that he really did live. It contains writing of ancient prophets making it similar to the Bible, and together the Bible and Book of Mormon work very well and support each other. By studying these books a greater knowledge of Christ can be formed. Show more Show less