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Hi I'm Trevor

I taught English in a 3rd world country. I love living an active life, playing sports, and being outdoors. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm a 3rd year college student at Brigham Young University-Idaho studying Exercise Physiology. I love playing soccer and other sports and I have been a coach and trainer for the past 5 years. I currently work as a sales associate at Rue 21, a nationally certified soccer referee, and as an interpreter in Spanish. I served a 2 years Spanish speaking service mission in the Dominican Republic for the church. I love to act, sing, play the flute, and piano. I love to be outdoors and to enjoy the beauty of nature. I used to be a downhill mountain biker and over the years I've come to only do so for recreation. I love to hike, canoe, camp, and rock climb. I have been involved with many difference humanitarian organizations such as the American Red Cross. I've worked as a lifeguard, soccer referee, translator, interpreter, and as a salesman. I am not yet married, but I'm only 22 and I have plenty of life ahead of me. I am the second in my family of 5 children. My parents are divorced and the younger three and myself live with my mom. I have an older brother and a younger brother. My two younger sisters were adopted from Ukraine back in 2008. They have been a wonderful addition to my family and I am so grateful they are in my life. I've moved around a time or two in the past that caused some troubles in my youth. When my sisters were adopted we moved from across the US to Kentucky my senior year. where I didn't know anyone. I was able to make friends through the high school soccer team

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have found peace in this gospel. The gospel of Jesus Christ is only complete in His church. When Christ was here on the earth, He founded his church on 5 principles; revelation, scriptures, apostles, priesthood authority, and prophets. When Christ died, his apostles were persecuted until each of them were eventually murdered. They became martyrs before the authority could be passed down to other apostles. This led to the eventual falling apart of the Church of Christ, also known as the apostasy prophesied by Isaiah. The time known as the reformation was a great time of progress for the religious world. Although there was a lot of advancements in the religious community and different opinions on what the right ordinances and interpretations of the scriptures were. The reformation didn't bring about the real church of Christ until God himself revealed it to the prophet Joseph Smith. The part of the restoration of the church of Jesus Christ that intrigues me the most is the assurance we receive from the Plan of Salvation. The knowledge that I have received and the wonderful assurance of what is going to happen when we pass on from this life. The plan of salvation has given me the purpose that I need in this life to know what to do. It has helped me to know that I lived with God, our Heavenly Father, before I was born here on this earth and that I chose to follow his plan before; for that reason I am here on this earth with a body. Knowing that I chose to follow him before makes it easier for me to follow him here. I know that I need to do what he has commanded me so that I can enter into his celestial glory after my life is over. The promise that I can life forever with my future spouse is the most beautiful and wondrous thought. If I live my life according to his commandments, I will have the opportunity to be reunited after death with her and I'll be able to live with her for all eternity. This has been the foundation of my hope and my faith.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through example. My favorite scripture has always been Timothy 4:12 "Be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity." I live my faith by serving those around me. My family is a single parent family. I am the oldest one of the children that live at home. I know the importance of family and the importance it plays in the growth of children. My mother works hard to try and provide for all of us to make sure that we have enough to live. Where she works and isn't at home enough to always be there for my siblings and myself, I live my faith by being the example to my siblings "..in word, conversation, charity, spirit, faith, and purity." I have expressed my faith by serving my community as well, I have served through different service projects and in other opportunities that have come up over the years. In my youth, I used participated in a program to collect and eliminate a weed, dyer's woad, around the community and in the base of the mountains. The weeds were collected in 40 pound bags. I also participated in the International Coastal Cleanup as a coordinator to help organize the projects for a group of almost 50 people. While I was at school I ran a unicycling workshop to teach people how to ride. I currently serve in my ward as a ward missionary. I go around and teach people with the missionaries and serve those within my area who are in need of help.