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Hi I'm Jared Vincent Worwood

I grew up in a small town in Utah. I taught a ESL class for the visually impaired. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the fourth child in a family of five children. My dad was a military doctor so my family moved around a lot. My mom majored in English and home schooled us until I was in first grade. (Doesn't seem like a lot of home school, but since I am one of the youngest in my family, at the age of three I had the opportunity to participate in home school with my older siblings.) I LOVE music. It has become a hobby of mine to search out new bands with interesting sounds that can engage me. I play the guitar, piano, ukulele, and the mandolin.

Why I am a Mormon

I was baptized when I was eight. Since then I have continually chosen the LDS faith. The Book of Mormon is the reason I believe LDS doctrine. I have had many doubts of my faith, but as I read the Book of Mormon its power soothes my fear and doubt. I have felt the spirit on many occasions confirm the goodness of the Gospel. I know that conversion is a continual process and hope to constantly work on my faith.

How I live my faith

I have been called to serve a two year mission in Montevideo, Uruguay. It has taken a lot of preparation to be able to serve a mission. Paper work, cleaning, working to earn the money, reading, studying, but most importantly self inspection. Because a mission is a big commitment, I have really had to evaluate my reasons for going. I've narrowed it down to one reason: I want to learn. Since I was little I have loved learning. I am infatuated with trivia (of the random fact variety). I believe that going on a mission will help me learn more about myself, another culture, but most importantly, it will give me a chance to TEACH the gospel. My mother and I have had long discussions about how teaching is one of the best ways to learn. You can have a lesson taught to you and have a great experience, but when you are required to teach something the preparation is much greater. To teach effectively usually requires intense study of the subject. Not only do you have to understand the material, but you have to be able to understand it enough to help others learn. At times you need to simplify or change your perspective to that of one of your students. I believe that serving a mission will give me the chance to learn about my faith in a way that I could not before.