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Hi I'm Drew

I'm from Phoenix, Arizona. I'm studying to become a doctor. I love playing sports. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Arizona and I have lived in the same house all my life. I have grown up in an amazing family that has pushed me to be the best I can be in school, sports, and life. Growing up, I have always loved sports and I have played many of them and have grown to love many of them. While in high school, I played basketball and volleyball for the teams. I went to BYU and I am studying to become a doctor.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the LDS church so I have known nothing other than the church, but this does not mean that I have not been converted. Growing up in the church and having older brothers in the church made it very easy for me to rely on what they believed in. Unfortunately, I knew I would have to find out for myself soon if the church was true. When I was around 12 years of age, I finally decided to see if this was truly the church of God. After reading and praying about the book of mormon for almost 3 months straight, I finally received witness that this was the true church. This feeling that I got that night was undeniable and it pierced my heart that I knew that this was the one and only true church. From then on, I was able to say that I knew that this church is true and that this church has been one of the reasons why I have stayed out of trouble for most of my life. My family is truly amazing for raising me in this church and I am grateful for all of the influences in my life.

How I live my faith

Throughout my life, I have tried my best to live up to the expectations that have been set for me. Whether it was trying my best to live the commandments or do what I was told from my parents, I have attempted to do what was right. When I was younger, I lived and played baseball. When I got a little older, I was able to try out on a travel baseball team that was one of the best in the states. Through three days of tryouts, I made the team and would have had a starting spot. Unfortunately, I found out that most of the games played were on Sunday and I have always grown up knowing that Sundays are not a day for sports but a day to rest and spend with the family. So I had to make a decision and finally I made up my mind. I chose to stay true to what I knew and I stop playing for the team. It was rough for a little bit, but I grew out of the disappointment of not being able to play the sport I loved and realized that I was being blessed for the decision i made.