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Hi I'm Ryan

I play basketball. I'm a musician. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in St. Louis MO and moved to Rochester MN when I was five years old. My hobbies include basketball, music, traveling, fitness, snowboarding, math, science, scouting, video-gaming, and tons of other things! I love trying new things and just having fun. I have played basketball since I was in fourth grade and it is my absolute favorite sport. I play guitar and piano as well as a little of bass and drums. I am trained in jazz and blues guitar but I play everything. I have been to many different countries and I love experiencing new cultures. I am super into working out and I love being active and healthy. I am a bit of a nerd and my favorite subjects are math and science. I love calculus and physics. I love video-games, Star Wars, comics, and just all things nerdy. I hope to become better with cars one day to balance things out. I am the brother to five beautiful sisters. I have a great mother and a great father and I love my family very much!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that there is no other church on earth with as much truth as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, it is the Lord's church restored to the earth. I know that living the teachings of Jesus Christ brings happiness that is unlike happiness that material or fleeting things can bring. Living by His teachings and example gives us happiness that is eternal. I know that Jesus Christ lives and that He will return again. I know that He died for all mankind. I know that through His Atonement all may return to live with Him and Heavenly Father again. I want to show Jesus Christ that I love Him by keeping His commandments and serving Him. That is why I am a Mormon

How I live my faith

I have always been a very active member of my church. I have held leadership positions in all my classes as a youth including president. I always participate in and attend all church meetings and weekly activities in addition to the normal Sunday service. I do my best to follow the example of Jesus Christ. One of my favorite scriptures is John 7:17 which states: " If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself." I am all about action. I feel this scripture describes how I live my faith well. I seek knowledge and then I act. I experiment with the Lord's teachings and by doing so, I learn of the truthfulness of the doctrine. I act in faith, that is how I live my faith.