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Hi I'm Austin

I live in Utah, I swim and debate, I have lived in Costa Rica. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm a recent high school graduate. In high school I was a swimmer and a debater. I am obsessive about politics and represented my neighborhood as a delegate. I am now preparing to serve a full time mission in Santiago Chile for 2 years. I love to be with my friends and family. I have 8 members of my family. 4 boys, 2 girls. 2 of which are foster siblings that we're hoping to be able to adopt soon. After returning from my mission I'm planning on going to college at either Weber State or Brigham Young University. I want to study and get joint degrees in business and law.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon for the simple reason that I know its the right thing to do. I have read the book of mormon, I have studied it. The more that I study the more I come to know it's true. The amazing thing about the church is that it allows for each and every one of us to know that it is true. If we simply study the book of mormon and pray with a sincere heart God has promised us that he will reveal it to us. I know that God lives and that he loves each and every one of us. A few years ago I was extremely sick. I had what's only been called "recurring syncope" Which basically means passing out a lot. Anytime I would stand up I would go unconscious. Suddenly my entire life was stripped away. I couldn't go to school, I couldn't swim, but God never left me. I could feel the spirit in every single day. More so when I was struggling the worst. I can honestly say I could not have done it without his help.

How I live my faith

I live my faith everyday by working hard with those around me. I've been over the 11 year olds in my ward. I'm going to serve as a full time missionary for the next 2 years. I read my scriptures because I see that they bring light into my life and improve the quality of it in almost every way. I pray because I know God hears me.

Does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorse political parties?

No, we are encouraged to be involved in politics. Both parties have things that are good and there are many members of different political parties. Show more Show less