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Hi I'm Johanna Hayes

I am a musician, an older sister, and a hard worker. I am proud to be a Mormon.

About Me

Favorite type of music: classical, instrumental, choral, alternative Music Artists: Coldplay, Owl City, Adele, Michael Jackson, Piano Guys, Mormon Tabernacle Choir Languages spoken: English and Spanish Hobbies: Facebook, watching movies, playing the piano, sleeping, staying up late, baking cookies, singing Favorite movies: Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre, Tangled, Despicable Me, Iron Man College: BYU-Idaho Possible Major: Elementary Education Favorite color: green Interests: flowers, photo editing, food, earrings, dressing up, music Favorite restaurants: Olive Garden, Red Robin Tech: Apple Favorite actors: Robert Downey Jr., Hugh Jackman, Tom Cruise, Will Ferrell, Jack Black Favorite actresses: Anne Hathaway, Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie Sport: Badminton, not really interested in sports Favorite fruits: mango and pineapple Pet peeves: when someone doesn't text back after a few hours, seeing saggy pants, cussing Favorite chore: doing the dishes Least favorite chores: taking out the trash or cleaning the bathrooms Exotic vacations: cruise to Mexico, trip to Venezuela, trip to Trinidad and Tobago, trip to Disneyland Places I would like to travel to: Italy, Dubai, Spain Favorite things about myself: my eyes, ability to play piano, ability to speak Spanish fluently Favorite food: Venezuelan, Mexican, Chinese, American, Thai, Italian Favorite apostle: Dieter F. Uchtdorf, 2nd counselor in First Presidency I am proud to be a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church and was born of goodly parents. My family had grown a habit of having regular scripture study, and we were able to finish the Book of Mormon a few times. Because of this, I was able to pray and gain a testimony that it was true. When I bear my testimony, I have the reassurance that this gospel is true; I couldn't imagine my life without it. In my heart, I know this is where I'm supposed to be and that it's my responsibility to share this joy with others so that they too can come into the fold of Christ. I know that Heavenly Father lives and that he has a plan for each one of us. I know that Jesus Christ is my Savior and Redeemer and that only through Him are we able to be saved. The Holy Ghost is here to give us guidance and protection in order to achieve that goal. I am proud to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to set an example to others. I do not take the Lord's name in vain or use any other profanity to express my feelings. I like to look for every opportunity to serve those around me, whether it means to smile at someone or play the piano for a baptism. My current calling in the church is the Laurel Secretary and the Young Women Pianist, but that will soon change as I go off to BYU-Idaho in the fall of 2013. I enjoy sharing the gospel with my friends at school and have given a few Book of Mormons to them. I hope that people can notice the light I try to bring by dressing modestly, talking to lonely people, and working hard in everything I do. I am proud to be a Mormon.