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Hi I'm Danielle Lynn

I was born in Wyoming. I've been going to school to major in Computer Engineering. I like hiking and golf. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm the second oldest in a family of six. I always like being around family and friends and I love to laugh. I'm attending Brigham Young University in Provo and am in my sophomore year. My major is in Computer Engineering. I was excited to have the opportunity to be involved with research for the college and loved having the opportunity to work in the clean room. I attended Girls State Legion Auxilery, USU's Biotechnology Summer Academy, and state high school golf. I play the piano, guitar, and flute. I did marching band for a few years in high school. One of my favorite class's in High School was Speech and Debate where I took first in the region in extemporaneous speaking and also competed at state in Public Forum debate. My favorite movie is Kung Fu Panda and my favorite dessert is Clair Cake. I like Italian food. I'm from a small town and the only time I've left the country is to go on vacation to Cancun in Mexico in 2013. I love spending time with my siblings and doing things with my friends. I get nervous talking to people that I don't know but once I do talk to them I like to get to know them really well.

Why I am a Mormon

Although my family is active in the church and I grew up in the church, I did not develop my own testimony until high school after a lesson in a seminary class. When I left the class that day and was walking back to the seminary I remember thinking that I could not rely on my parent's testimony anymore and that I needed to know for myself that this church was true or I would no longer be involved with it. I started by sincerely asking my prayers for some sort of confirmation that God was the head of this church and reading the scriptures for about 15 minutes everyday. There was no immediate confirmation, but as I continued to read and pray I definitely felt a change in myself and in my life over about the course of a month. I was happier, more confident, and felt that there was more purpose in my life. There was never one defining moment where I just knew it was true, but my conversion was gradual and progressed as long as I was putting my best effort towards it. At first I didn't know how I could know something, or what kind of feeling it would take for me to know something like that. But God knows us better than we know ourselves and He has the knowledge and power to let us know anything that we need to know if we are sincerely seeking for it.

How I live my faith

When I was younger, I was one of the youth leaders of the young women in my community and really enjoyed the time that I was able to spend with all of them. I was a class president of a seminary class at my high school my senior year. In college I was called as the Compassionate Services co-chair. In this calling I worked to find ways to involve everyone in my apartments to be a part of the ward and helped any that my have been struggling in any way.