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Hi I'm Alex

I love my friends, family, having fun and being outdoors. I was on student council and chamber singers. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Utah. Growing up I played soccer, snow boarded, and loved being outside in the sun. I recently graduated High School where I loved getting involved. I was a student body officer and a chamber singer (varsity choir). I ran track and was in a musical. I was involved in boy scouts and I'm an Eagle Scout. I also love to travel. Though I've never left the country, I've been to nearly every state. I toured with choirs and my family loves going on vacations. Whether it's Hawaii or New York, anything and everything I do is to meet new people, make more friends and explore the world around me.

Why I am a Mormon

People have told me before that I'm in the church just because my parents are. Although my parents have helped me in my life, this isn't the reason. The truth is that I have read the Book of Mormon, I've prayed to know if it is true, and the answer each time is a resounding yes! I remember a particular time when I was in a concert and we were singing a song about Joseph Smith. At the climax of the song we sang the words "sacrifice brings forth the blessings of heaven" and I felt something so powerful that it couldn't have been my own imagination. I knew at that time more powerfully than ever before that Joseph Smith had seen Jesus Christ standing on the right hand of God, that they had called him to be a prophet, that the Book of Mormon was truly translated by the power of God, and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is the only true and living church on this earth. I'm well aware of the boldness of that claim, but I know it to be true in my heart. I have sacrificed for it, I've felt the blessings from heaven for it, I and know that it is true. In the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

How I live my faith

Each week my family went to church where I learned about Jesus and how to become more like him. When I turned twelve years old I entered the young men program. From 12-17 I held various positions of responsibility. I would go to meetings and plan events, all to take care of the small group (about 15 boys) of young men I was with. When I turned 14 I joined the Utah Valley Children's Choir, a group of about 200 youth. We sang songs about Jesus Christ and Joseph Smith and other truths about the gospel that made me happy. With them I went on a tour each summer. First the four corner states, then the south east, north west, and north east. Everywhere we went we sang songs that bore testimony of the truth of the restored gospel.