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Hi I'm Jeff Sargent

I'm an American living in the UK with a wonderful wife and four kids. I love our complicated life and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Northern Utah, met my wife there then spent nearly 20 years in Southern California before taking work assignments first in Munich, Germany for three years, then London, England for four years. We have four wonderful kids spread across the US and UK, New York City, San Diego, Edinburgh Scotland and here with us. I served a mission in Denmark and love Europe. I spent many years working in the Boy Scout program and love to hike and explore nature, especially if I can coax my family into joining me. While I've loved our work opportunities in Europe, I miss being close to family, especially our kids. Though we spent two decades in Southern California, I love winter and snow and winter activities. The more adventurous, the better. During our time in Europe, I've had the opportunity to be a bishop and love the friendships and opportunities that arise in a small ward family.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have received a witness by the power of the Holy Ghost that the Church of Jesus Christ has been restored in our time and that the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ is found in the doctrine, ordinances and covenants available to me, to my family and to all of God's children through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am grateful for my testimony and the assurance I've carried from my youth that this is God's church.

How I live my faith

Since I was young I'm one of those people who have always loved church. I look forward to meetings. I know that sounds crazy but it's how I'm put together. In my business engagements I have many opportunities to live my faith in a visible way by honoring my commitments to live the word of wisdom, be honest, use clean language, honor the sabbath and treat others with dignity and respect. For most of my adult church experience I've worked with the young men or served in bishoprics or as bishop. Moving created opportunities to go from one group of young men to another and from one ward family to another. I love people and the highlight of my Sunday is one-on-one engagements with members working to live the best lives they can, find answers to questions, solve problems and draw closer to our Heavenly Father. I love the doctrine of the atonement and as the years have passed, I recognize more clearly why I need the Savior to support, sustain and wipe away the stain of the mistakes I make as I travel along life's incredible journey. I'm grateful to have a faithful, wonderful companion to share that journey with all of its ups and downs.