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Hi I'm Rickey

I was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. I play basketball, golf, tennis, you name it, I play it! I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a recent graduate from high school and am now preparing to serve a full-time LDS mission. I plan on attending Snow College in Ephraim, Utah when I am finished. I enjoy playing any sport and I really enjoy doing other athletic stuff such as water skiing. I played many high school sports and hope to do the same in college. I went through two ACL injuries and surgeries from playing high school basketball, but I've made a full recovery and now help others through sports-related and any other injuries or disabilities. I also have a musical side to me playing the piano, the saxophone, and singing. I have seen the hand of God guide me and shape the course of my life, and devote myself and my talents to Him and His work.

Why I am a Mormon

As people, we're always searching for happiness, acceptance, and love. In my search for these aspects of life, I have found them in the Church. The people are loving and accepting, no matter how many differences you may have between them. But most of all, I have found happiness in knowing that my family is eternal, that I'm where God needs me to be, and that He loves me. I have come to know that the Book of Mormon is true, that Joseph Smith was indeed a prophet of God, and that this is indeed the Church of Jesus Christ. The light found in this Church cannot be found anywhere else. I can promise you that you will find happiness that you have yet to experience, that you will be accepted no matter what your circumstances are, and that you will be loved and come to love people as you never have before. But the best part of being a Mormon is the relationship you will gain with your Savior Jesus Christ. He lives and loves you! I wish I could describe the happiness it brings me, but the only way you can know is to experience it yourself. This is why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I have been blessed to live in a ward (congregation) with so many good people. They have strengthened me and developed me into the person I am today. I participate by providing music for ward meetings and have held leadership positions in many groups in the church. I often go out with other young men in my ward to encourage others to feel the joy I have felt for so many years.