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Hi I'm Caleb Kirk

I was born and raised in Southern California, I'm an artist, a reader, a gamer, an athlete, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Thousand Oaks, California. During high school, I was an avid athlete. I spent all four years of high school on the Cross Country and Swim team. Freshman year I spent part of the year on the yearbook team, sophomore/junior year I was in the school choir. Junior year I found my passion in the arts. I took a second class senior year and coupled with the love of gaming instilled in me by my father, I plan on working in the video game industry as a character designer. I hope to attend BYU Provo in approximately two years.

Why I am a Mormon

I was never the best kid. Throughout high school and even before I got in all sorts of trouble and made all sorts of mistakes. Those mistakes led to some serious consequences that took a lot of work and faith to overcome. I have often struggled with my faith. Faith is something precious. Something we need to work to nourish and maintain. My faith is in The Gospel of Jesus Christ. Throughout my hardest times, when it feels like everything else fails, He never does. I prayed long and hard about The Book of Mormon. I know it to be true. I prayed long and hard about the actuality of a God. I know He lives. I prayed long and hard about the Savior Jesus Christ, and I know He came and died so that I can live. I know He lives and loves each and every one of us. I am a Mormon, because I know the actuality of the Restoration, because I have felt the hand of God in my life, and because I know through personal revelation and experience, that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is Christ's true church.

How I live my faith

I have been a member of the church my entire life. As long as I can remember I've loved helping people and making them smile. That love has been translated into many hours helping at the homeless shelter and dozens of other service projects that led to obtaining recognition as an Eagle Scout. To this day, I still hold that love of making people smile as one of my most resolute qualities. I try to be an example of the Savior's love "In word, in conversation, in thought, in charity." On November 5, 2014 I will be leaving my home and family to serve a two year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am foregoing my education and other aspects of my life to be able to go out and do this. I love the Savior and I love His Gospel, and I can't wait to go and share it with people. Meanwhile, I teach the 7,8, and 9 year olds in my ward at church.