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Hi I'm Tanner Jones

I grew up in Utah. I am the captain of my lacrosse team. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Tanner and I am a senior in high school. I am captain on my high school's lacrosse team, and enjoy to watch and play most sports! Most people know me for my sense of humor. They know that I'm a person that's going to have fun no matter what the situation. I try to look on the positive side of things. It will change the way you look at life and keep you in a good mood.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of what it has done for my life. I know if it weren't the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I would be somewhere that I shouldn't be. I've found that if you believe in Jesus Christ and live the Commandments that God has given us that he truly will bless you. People will say that Mormons are weird and don't have "fun", but if you try, you can have fun within the regulations of the Mormon church. This Mormon belief has made my life so much easier. I couldn't balance everything that is going on in my life between family, school, friends, and lacrosse just to name a few things. Being a Mormon has helped me to realize what is important in life. It has helped me to get over the little things so when tougher times come I know that I can get through it because there are people out there who will drop what their doing to help me. I know that God and Jesus Christ know who I am and what I'm going through in life. No matter what I do or say they will always be there for me, even when I do things that will make things hard for me. I know these things to be true.

How I live my faith

Being a student in high school I have the opportunity to attend a class where I get to learn about being a Mormon, or Latter Day Saint. We go over the different scriptures. Mostly the Book of Mormon and the Bible. Being in that class allows me to relax and not have to worry about the stresses in life. I look over a group of my peers that are my age and I attend to their needs and help them in any way that I can. It really is an awesome feeling when you help someone out by doing service for them. The best kind of service is the one you do without them asking you or even knowing you are the one who did the service. It may seem to be a waste of time to give up your own to help someone, but I'm positive that you feel you are being helped more then they are.