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Hi I'm Elder Jacob Simkins

I am on a LDS mission in Virginia. I plan on opening a performing arts studio in the future. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I am 19 years old. I have been in The Virginia, Richmond mission since July 30th of 2014. I have absolutely loved it. I speak Spanish fluently. I really like food! Having authentic Hispanic food often has been great! I enjoy sweaters, fashion in general, and being outside. I like to be constantly busy with something or I get bored really easily. I love talking with and meeting new people. I love all forms of art. I sing, act, dance, and make visual art. Dancing has become my real passion. In the future I plan to go to a University and work for a double major in Dance Instruction and Business Marketing. I want to open a performing arts studio that will focus on dance and theatre, on the side, while I manage the advertising department of a large company. That will be the dream, and of course it wouldn't be complete without a wife, a few children, and actively participating in church callings.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because God continually shows and proves to me that he is at the head of and anxiously engaged in every aspect and principle of this church. I have tried my faith my entire life and this church has never not answered one of my questions and has helped me be the best and most Christ like person I can. I feel God communicating to me often through his spirit that I'm on the right path. So yeah, that is why:)

How I live my faith

I sincerely try my best to live and fulfill the purpose my Heavenly Father has for me and help others do the same. I've found that the best way to accomplish this is working on the principle of obedience. When I do as Heavenly Father asks, even when I don't understand, I see the blessings and I am ultimately happy. I want to share this joy with others, and help them have a relationship with Christ.