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Hi I'm Kelsey

I grew up in California and Utah. I am Salvadorian. I gratuated from BYU-Idaho in Sociology. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Pasadena, I spent half my life in California and the other in Utah. Both my parents are from El Salvador. I recently graduated and got a bachelor's degree in Sociology. I enjoy playing my ukulele and singing even though i'm mediocre at both. I've recently discovered a passion for ballroom dancing and ballet. I'm a big dog person and an even bigger people person. I have a bucket list with 50 things on it; one of them is to travel to London. When I grow up I hope to be a Social Worker. Above all else I love Christ, my family, my country, my culture and truth!

Why I am a Mormon

I love my Savior and God. I was born into a Mormon/LDS family but that doesn't mean that I grew up with a testimony. I still had to figure out if this church was true and if their really was a God. Their was clues all around me that he existed but I remember the first time it became blatantly obvious that he was real and cared for me. I was 16 years old and their was trouble in my home. I didn't know who to talk to about it. I felt so alone. I always prayed out of habit but this one night I prayed like I never had before. I talked to God as if he really was my Father. Through many tears, I told him exactly what was going on, how i felt, what i wished for. And then I felt this huge relief and peace. I felt like I wasn't alone and he was really listening to me and completely understood what i was going through. In my mind a thought appeared; that Christ had suffered all pains and affliction. He felt everything that we feel on this earth. This comforted me I knew that I wasn't the only one in existence with these feelings, he had experienced them too. From then on I knew God was real and that this gospel was true. Of course to this day I still get occasional doubts. But when I continue doing what I believe to be right those doubts answer themselves and I realize this is gospel is true.

How I live my faith

I have the opportunity to visit women that live close to me and be a friend to them. I also plan activities for them so that they may find peace, feel like they belong and are loved. I'm a soon to be missionary (going to Querétaro, Mexico) who will be dedicated to serving other people. I think that is an important part about my faith, to love others. The Savior loved everyone and served them. I believe we should do the same in anyway we can.