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Hi I'm Devyn

I love to play soccer. I am a Data Analyst for Intermountain Healthcare. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Utah. I am the youngest of six kids, so I am extra spoiled. I have played soccer since I was five. I served my mission in Santiago, Chile. I graduated from BYU with my Masters in Statistics. I now work for Intermountain Healthcare as a data analyst. I help visualize and analyze data in a variety of areas like Glucose Management and Physical Therapy. I am married to my best friend and we are coming up on our third anniversary in November 2016. We are expecting our miracle baby girl in March 2017.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in Utah, so I have always been surrounded by people that share my faith. This has been a wonderful blessing in my life. There are some that might say that I haven't 'experienced the world,' but I think that because of being surrounded by people that are striving to live the gospel, I have been able to see the blessings that families and communities can reap by keeping the commandments of God. It was hard though being born into the church because I never had a taste of what it would be like outside of the church. I wondered if my testimony was simply a product of the way I was raised. I often heard of miraculous conversion stories from friends and family. And those are great for them, but my testimony came very subtly. It came gradually and slowly. I believed everything my parents had taught me, but once I was getting into my teenage years, I knew that I had to know these things for myself. I did not want to live the rest of my life doing something if I did not truly believe in it. I read my scriptures. I said my prayers. I tried to do what was right. And slowly but surely my testimony had become a solid foundation over the years. Serving a mission was especially helpful as I was able to see the atonement of Christ change both my life and the lives of people that were searching for the truth. So although there was no lightning or fireworks to ignite my testimony, it has evolved into a bright flame. So even though I am not a 'convert' from another faith, I am a convert from my parents testimonies to a testimony of my own. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ is the true church on the face of the earth. I know that the power to seal families together has been restored to the earth through a prophet, and I know that by that power, I will be able to be with my family forever. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I have always been active in the church and I wouldn't change that for the world. The church has blessed my life in so many ways. I have held many callings with many challenges and rewards. I served a mission for the church in Santiago, Chile. That single act alone has changed my life entirely. It strengthened my testimony. It gave me confidence. It gave me purpose. It gave me a firm faith in my savior Jesus Christ. When I returned, I continued to aid the local missionaries in my home ward. I went to college and started attending a 'Singles Ward' where I served as a 'financial clerk' which pretty much means I managed the budget and processed the tithing. This really strengthened my testimony in tithing as I was able to see the tithes of the humble members bless countless people in need. It was also in this 'Singles Ward' that I met my wife/best friend/eternal companion. She is so wonderful and we have so much fun together. We moved into a 'family ward' where we were called as the youth sunday school teachers. And I was also called as the Ward Clerk, which pretty much means I manage all of the secretarial affairs of the ward to make sure things run smoothly. Once we had both graduated, we moved into a new ward closer to our work where we were put to work planning trips for the youth to visit all the temples in Utah in 2016. That has been a wonderful experience. I am serving as Ward Mission Leader and help coordinate efforts with the Sister Missionaries. In addition to these callings, I regularly visit a couple families in the ward as a home teacher. A fellow member of the ward and I visit with these families and share a spiritual thought and check up on the family to see if there is anything we can do for the family in any way possible. That is just a fraction of how I live my faith, but I don't want to bore you so I better stop there.