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Hi I'm JT Smith

I was raised in Ohio. I'm planning to become an opera singer, am currently serving a mission, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm currently serving a mission in Boise, Idaho. When I return home I will be going to a conservatory to major in musical performance, focusing on operatic studies. I play saxophones and clarinets in addition to singing. I've sang with the Akron Symphony, and have performed in venues like Severance Hall, EJ Thomas, and Disney World. I am part of a family of six, who are crazy, but pretty alright. I enjoy camping, food runs, and my ridiculously awesome friends, who always make life interesting.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it is the one true gospel of Jesus Christ, and the sure way to return to our Father in heaven. I have by no means been perfect, in fact I've had some serious rough patches, but because of those failings I can tell you with certainty that our God is a loving, and merciful God. Jesus Christ suffered for our sins, that we can return, and live with him. His "work and glory" is "to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man" (Moses 1: 39). I know that he truly loves his children, and hope that I can help bring others to him so they may be as happy, and feel as safe, as I do knowing there is a plan, and that if we follow his plan we will know true joy. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only church where families are bound together not only here on this earth, but in heaven above too. I know that Joseph Smith is a prophet as of old, and that Thomas S. Monson now stands at the head of God's church. I know that Christ is my savior, and add my voice to countless others giving this testament last of all: that he lives.

How I live my faith

I am serving a mission in Boise, Idaho for The Lord. Before going on my mission I served in church positions overseeing youth of my age. I helped to plan, and execute activities that were both fun, and service oriented. I have used my musical talent in church singing both alone, and in church choirs. I have also arranged music for use by church groups.