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Hi I'm Lexi Devenport

I am a BYU graduate. I am an avid cook, a pianist, an editor, and a runner. I am a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Lexi, and I recently graduated from BYU with an English language major and editing and music minors. I grew up in Tacoma, Washington, but since I married the one and only Erik Devenport in 2012, I am quietly living in Provo, Utah. I work at BYUtv as an editor and writer, devoting nearly every other minute to my hobbies, my home, and my husband. I love them all. I also serve as a choir pianist and service coordinator at my church. On my free time, I will take up any opportunity to play sports. In high school, I ran cross country and track and played basketball. Now as an avid runner, I frequently sign up for races, and my favorite race is the 10k. Thankfully, my love for exercise is nicely balanced by my love of food. And cooking. I've made everything from italian-inspired pumpkin ravioli dripping in browned butter sage sauce to Thailand-based curry with sizzling beef, bok choy, lime leaves, lemon grass, and sweet-smelling coconut milk. Yes, I like food. Although sports, outdoor activities, and food are high on my list, I also enjoy reading, decorating my apartment, spending time with my family, attending plays and concerts, and beating people in card games. But above all, I am a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I live and find happiness in patterning my life after Christ’s. Yes, I am an editor, a cook, a sports fanatic, and a reader, but I simply could not define my life without emphasizing my belief in God.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know that Christ is the head of the Church. I know this because I have prayed and gained a testimony of its truthfulness. Thomas S. Monson is the true prophet on this earth, and he leads this Church under the direction of Jesus Christ. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has shown the world how we can partake of Christ's atonement and strive to live as He lived. I have gained personal happiness when I have kept His commandments.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by participating in church activities and living the guidelines set by the leaders of our church. I partake of the sacrament each week in our three-hour meeting on Sunday. I accept church callings and responsibilities, such choir pianist, member of the service committee, and children's Sunday school teacher. I strive hard to become more Christ-like as I interact with my family, my husband, or even a stranger in the grocery store. Whenever I become angry, I try to remember to forgive. When I become impatient, I try to remember that the loss of time is not the end of the world. I learn from my mistakes. I serve. I read the scriptures and strive to have the Holy Ghost with me. I continue to learn that through Christ's atonement, I can gain eternal happiness as long as I live the commandments He has laid out for us.