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Hi I'm Jacob

I was born, and grew up in Utah, I am an athlete, a musician, and a missionary in the Dominican Republic. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am a singer and a guitarist. I am a rugby player. I love hiking, especially in the mountains, and I love traveling. I love spending time with family and friends. I am currently serving in the Dominican Republic, Santiago Mission. After my Mission I will be attending to Brigham Young University in Provo, UT.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I was born into the church. But that is not the only reason why I am a Mormon. I am a Mormon because I choose to be. Growing up in the church my parents have taught me that I do have a choice whether or not I want to go to church because of agency. But they have also taught me that going to church and living the gospel is the RIGHT choice. I choose to go to church because I know it will help me in my life, and because I know that it is the true church. I go to church, and live the gospel, and keep the commandments because I want to, because I choose to. I love being a Mormon because it brings me peace and happiness, and it gives me the opportunity to bring others to the church and to help them find the peace and happiness that it brings me. I'm not a Mormon because all of my friends are, or because my family is, I am a Mormon because it is my choice and because I want to be a Mormon, and I want to live the gospel more than anything.

How I live my faith

I believe that living my faith is different than just going through the motions. I believe that you actually have to put in work and effort to have your faith and your testimony grow and to help others have their faith and testimony grow. One of the best ways to do this is just to teach by example.Sometimes the best way to be a missionary or to share the gospel is to show others, through example how living the gospel helps you. Just by watching you, others can see the light, and happiness in your life that the gospel brings, and they will want that. Also just show love unto others, sometimes just showing someone they are loved,and that they have a friend can be the best missionary tool.