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Hi I'm Ben

I love football. I have eaten 27 slices of pizza. I am studying chemical engineering. I want to see the world, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a chemical engineering studying at BYU from Idaho Falls, Idaho. I also am getting a minor in math and business. I love trying new things. I served a mission in the Philippines for two years and can speak Tagalog. I am planning on trying out for the BYU football team this coming January for outside linebacker. I made it to the third round of American Idol just for fun. I am a member of the hang-gliding/paragliding Club of America. I was a High School Valedictorian and also an officer in the Engineering Honor Society, but more importantly I can eat nearly 30 slices of pizza. Today I gave a business presentation on why my major should have a Zombie Apocalypse class. It was interesting. My laser tag team was the March Madness 2012 runners up. I love music and have a great collection. I also got my Eagle Scout as a kid and can play the sexy saxman song on the saxophone. One time I went car surfing and decided I probably should cut back on the adrenaline seeking. I am still going skydiving and love climbing building and jumping into pools. I want to bench press 300 pounds in a month. My future plan is to get a good job, invest my money well, and retire in ten years and then see the World. I beat a semipro Smash Bros player as Link. I want to live in California and live on the beach. I love to snowboard and longboard. It is a ton of fun. I love good books and great movies. I have been to a ton of a midnight movies. I like batman and love basketball even more. I love life.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe this is the true church. I believe that by following the teachings taught by the church I will be able to find true happiness and eternal life. I have seen the changes living the gospel can have on the life of a person. It can transform a sad, discouraged person to a joyful lover of life. It gives understanding to many of the hard questions and helps me to overcome trials and hardships in my life. I am also a Mormon largely because of the impact the Book of Mormon has had on my life. I have read it many times and each time I read it, it is as if God is speaking to me through his scriptures. I gain insight and direction in my life. I have seen the blessings that come into my life from being a Mormon and I will be one for the rest of my life.

How I live my faith

I love my faith and do my best to live it, by doing what is right and trying to be more like Christ. I go to church every week and love to learn and try to be better. I try to lift other people and help them find the same happiness I have felt from my faith. Right now I teach one of the classes in my church and I learn even more from the people I teach. Also to live my faith I try to not watch or listen to crude or vulgar media. I live my faith by learning it and then following it.