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Hi I'm Jaxon Gift

I am the youngest in a family of 5 kids. I like sports and music, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am 18 years old, 19 in February, I have 7 members in my family, that is five kids including me. I am the youngest of three sisters and a brother. I also have three nephews, and one niece. I love playing sports, I played football and ran track in high school. I played out side linebacker and ran the 100 meter dash. I also play the drum's, I like music a lot and hope to maybe play in a band someday. I like skydiving even though I have only gone once, I plan on going more when I get the chance. Family is very important to me and I would not be the person I am today with out them. Friends are also Important to me they have taught me so much in my life. I love my savior Jesus Christ and God our Father he is my motivation for about everything I do in my life. I seek after his guidance for me and I truly believe he listens as I pray and ask for help.

Why I am a Mormon

There are allot of reasons why I decided to be a Mormon. So many experienced in my life that have shaped who I am and why I know this church is the most true church on the earth. When a friend of mine passed away, when I was 15 years old. I watched him pass away in a river right in front of me. For a very long time I couldn't understand it. I didn't know why if there was a god he would let bad things happen to great people. So for a long time I did not believe in this church. When I finally decided to find out for myself if this church was true, I started understanding why things happen to good people. I started feeling this church was true. My life became so much better, I was always happy. I never wanted to be in that dark place again. I know now what I didn't always know and that is this church is true. You can and will find happiness in this church. Trials still will come, and your faith will be tested. You can know for your self and that is what is truly amazing about this church! If you study the Book of Mormon you can know of its truthfulness. I know the book of Mormon is the word of God along with the bible. The most important thing though, I know there is a god. I know Jesus Christ suffered for our sins, so we may return to live with him. I know families can be together for ever and I will see my friend again after death. I know our God our father loves us! I know all these things to be true.

How I live my faith

I am serving as a missionary in the Oregon, Salem mission. I read the scriptures and pray everyday. I try my best to follow the example Jesus Christ, and live by his teachings.