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Hi I'm Elder Trevar Brown

I grew up in the City of Miami. I play the saxophone. I´m in Brazil, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Trevar and I like to do what any typical college kid enjoys these days. I love sports; whether it be soccer, basketball, football, or ultimate frisbee, I like to do it all. I love music. Growing up in Miami I have been exposed to it all so my tastes range from rap and hip hop, to salsa and bachata, to jazz and classical. I play the alto and tenor saxophone and I've been doing that since I was in third grade. I also enjoy relaxing watching a good movie at home or playing some video games with my little brother. Food is also one of my favorite things and I can eat for days! Just take me to a buffet and I'll be happy, or if you need a job done just pay me in food. I like to think of myself as carefree yet dedicated person in all my passions taking all my tasks in with seriousness but execute them with ease.

Why I am a Mormon

As mentioned before, I've always been a Mormon. For me, there was no Ah-ha moment when I finally believed, but rather as I have progressed in my life I have learned one truth after another so that it all makes sense to me all together and I believe and have faith in all of it. I know that this church is true. I have no doubt when I listen to the prophet or read the scriptures. My dad was also born into the church, but my mom was a convert. They both have taught me since I was a kid that the church is true, but the decision to believe has always been mine. I chose to be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and I chose to be a Mormon. It is was I personally know to be true.

How I live my faith

I've been in the church my entire life and I don't know where I would be without it. Being part of and participating in the church has always been something I have done and something I have enjoyed. It's where I have met some of my best friends and gained some of my most important experiences. Activities range from huge youth conferences with hundreds of kids to doing something simple such as playing basketball at church. We also do service projects as big as cleaning the Everglades National Park to something simple as visiting a member who is sick. All the experiences bring about the same feelings of joy and gratitude. This past year in college I had the job of organizing weekly events for a group of about twenty people in my congregation. The purpose of the group was to create a tight-knit, family-like group that was to act as a support group for one another as we are all kids away from home in college. It was fun getting together each week to have fun one with another, and I was glad I had the chance to reach out to others in the process.