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Hi I'm Jared Wilcox

I live in Fresno, CA. I play scrumhalf in Union Rugby, I'm a second degree black belt, and I like to work out. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've lived California all my life and also have been Mormon all my life. I love to play union rugby. It's my favorite sport to play, but I do play football and soccer for fun. My goal is to play pro-rugby, but most important goal in my life is to start a family and proved for them. My family means a lot to me. There is only two things in my life that I know I can depend on and they are my family and my religion. I've been called to serve on a mission in Oklahoma, Oklahoma City. I departed from home on Feburary 4th and will return in 2017.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know that it's the true church. I learn something new everyday as I prepare to serve and I'm excited to be in this church. Growing up, I always known though my parents testimony that it had to be true, but now that I know for my self and my own testimony is growing, it is so clear that this is the true church of god.

How I live my faith

I just became an elder because I'm leaving soon. I'm really honored to be able to serve this mission. I hope me going is an example to the younger youth in my ward and stake.

Who was Joseph Smith?

Jared Wilcox
Joseph Smith Jr. was prophet of God. Joseph, through the grace of God, translated the Book of Mormon, Another testament of Jesus Christ. He was like a lot of us today. At the age of 14, he was looking for answer to his question, which church was the true church, when he stumbled over a scripture in the Holy Bible, James 1:5 "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and unbraideth not; and it shall be given him". After reading this he acted and went into a grove where he can go be alone. He prayed with faith that God can answer which church is true. That is when two personages, our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, visited him. From there that would prepare him for his role in the Restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ to the Earth. Show more Show less