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Hi I'm Zak

I grew up in good ole' Wisconsin. I'm serving my mission in Guam and the Micronesian Islands. I'm a mormon.

About Me

Hi I'm Zak. I was born in Ohio and moved to Wisconsin when I was very little. I've lived in Wisconsin through the majority of my life, with the exception of living in Japan when I was 11-12 years old. I went to a military program throughout high school and graduated from it not to long ago. I received my mission call to serve the lord in the Micronesia Guam Mission. I expect to learn many languages, learn new things, and meet new people and to serve my lord Jesus Christ well. After my mission I plan on going to LDS Business College, and then onto Brigham Young University, to study Economics. I have 2 older brothers and they both are going to college in Utah. My mom has liver disease and was a recipient of a new liver on thanksgiving of 2013. She is doing very well and is starting her passion again of being a fitness instructor. My dad is business consultant. He goes around improving other business leaders in managing their business.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family where this church has a lot of history in us. My ancestors traveled from far away only to know of the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My grandfather devoted his life for this church. But that being said, I had to find for myself to know of the things of this gospel were true. When I was visiting Nauvoo, Illinois and was at the sight of the grave of Joseph Smith, the prophet who restored this church, I was overwhelmed with the spirit that this was the one and only true church. With that knowledge I know that it is true.

How I live my faith

I have done many things throughout the church that have strengthened me. I have served as a president of our youth groups, assistants to those as presidents, and I now serve as a Ward Missionary to prepare me for my mission in Guam. While I was going through high school I was known as "The Mormon," and people knew that I stood for something. They knew I didn't do the things which normal high schoolers would do. They knew and respected me for being something more than just a normal high school student. They knew that I focused on something more important, which was my religion, my family, and other things.