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Hi I'm Jessica Porter

I am fourth-generation half-Japanese American. I work in advertising. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to an amazing man who is working on finishing college. I have recently graduated from college, and I now work full-time at an advertising agency. We live busy lives, but still try to make time for each other. My interests are interior design, sewing, listening to music, and reading. Through door-to-door summer sales and an internship, we have been able to live in a few different places like Spokane, WA, Santa Maria, CA, and Harlem, NY.

Why I am a Mormon

There are many reasons why I love being a Mormon. I love the clean lifestyles we live. I love that we avoid drugs, alcohol, pornography and fowl language. Avoiding these has blessed my life immeasurably and has largely contributed to the fact that my husband and I are part of two loving, happy and healthy families. I love that we are surrounded by caring neighbors. I love that I have the opportunity to serve others. Although this is all important to me, the thing I love most about being Mormon is the personal spiritual strength that the gospel brings me. It uplifts me during hard times, it comforts me through loss, it helps me to love others, and everyday I am reminded of my Savior's love for me.

How I live my faith

As a primary presidency counsellor, I have the opportunity to serve the children in our church. Primary is where the children learn the foundation of the gospel through music and interactive lessons. The children are all silly and playful, but often surprise me by how maturely they understand and live gospel principles such as repentance, faith, and service. I love being around them, they are precious and special and they know that they are children of God. Every month, I also get to visit with three interesting and loving women who live near me.