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Hi I'm Israel Gonzalez Nieri

I grew up in Lima, Peru. I love my family, my culture, and music. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I live in Lehi, UT with my wife and two young sons, ages 2 and 4. I work as a Spanish interpreter/ translator with the Utah Courts. I love Peruvian food, and my hobbies include music and travel. One of our favorite places to visit as a family is Oceanside, California near San Diego.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints before I was born and I was raised in the Church. When I was 19, we moved to the United States and I was called to serve a mission in the Boise, Idaho area, English speaking. This was a great experience for me and after I returned from my mission I attended BYU. I am Mormon because I believe in the gospel of Jesus Christ and it brings a lot of happiness to my life. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet called of God to help restore the fullness of the gopel in these last days.

How I live my faith

I am very involved in organizing latino cultural events in the Salt Lake area. I conduct a Latino choir and we are preparing an upcoming Christmas concert which will be performed in the Tabernacle at Temple Square. I also sing in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.