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Hi I'm Kelton Jacobsen

No, I don't speak Spanish. I love sitting on the porch. I've forgotten how to be a regular human. Ball is life. Yes, I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in St. George, Utah. I wouldn't have it any other way! I'm currently serving in the South Carolina Columbia Mission and absolutely love it. I began my service in August 2015 and afterwards plan on going home and go right into school. I love playing Super Smash with my buds and I don't think there is anything a good long drive can't solve. I sang in high school all 4 years and loved it to pieces. Mexican food is the bomb. Now basketball is my favorite sport, I like the way they dribble up and down the court. You'll usually find me with my homies dunking on elementary school kids, but still losing the game. And I'm actually a professional basketball spectator. I love being happy and making people happy! Dr. Pepper is definitely a cure-all.

Why I am a Mormon

I know this church is true. It's absolutely, 100% clear to me that this is the true and everlasting gospel of Jesus Christ. It has been made manifest to me many many times through the Holy Ghost. I have felt Christ's loving embrace as I ask for forgiveness of my sins. I know that the Book of Mormon is true. The Spirit has told me many times that it's teachings are real. And because of that, I know Joseph Smith was a true prophet of God who restored this Church on the earth today. I don't worship Joseph Smith, but I am grateful for everything he did, so that I may worship my Father in Heaven and his son Jesus Christ in the correct and full manner that I do. Basically, I know the happiness that I feel is from living the gospel of Jesus Christ. And being a Mormon allows me and teaches me how to do just that.

How I live my faith

To me, living my faith doesn't mean preaching verbally of the Gospel everywhere I go. To me, living my faith is service. My parents taught me the principles of service long ago, and I've tried to apply them as I've grown up. And it isn't some great act of service every day, but rather it is random; picking up trash around the neighborhood, saying hello to someone walking in the street. It's very nice and it brings me peace. I also have participated in teaching my church class on Sunday's and I love that as well! I find that I learn much more about myself and the gospel while preparing for lessons. Friendship and fellowship is also very important to me. I'll often go out of my way and talk to someone who looks lonely or who needs a friend. I know that's what Jesus would do, so I should do that as well.