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Hi I'm Alex Welch

I love Christmas, Fall fashion, family and friends, and longboarding. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Michigander by birth. But raised Utahn. Runnin' Utes. UVU grad. My mom could beat up your dad. My mom, sister, and girlfriend are tied for Best Woman in the World. Pumpkin steamers from Kneaders. Fall fashion is my jam. I think I'm a white chick at heart. Christmas is THE holiday. I'm okay with Christmas music in July. Longboarding. All day. Every day. Bomb hills. Not countries. Young The Giant. Thai curry addict. My favorite fruit is chocolate oranges. Hammocking is a thing. Soccer is the Gentleman's Sport. Bagpiper. Because why not. Frozen is Disney's best movie. Speaker of Chinese and Spanish, and English when occasion permits. Retired raw foodist and vegetarian. Disc golfer. I think Pit Bulls are the cutest dogs. Besides my dog, Panda. Dungeons & Dragons, bro. Any movie is better in a pillow fort. Nothing wrong with chic flicks. Waterbender. I'm not hipster. Short sides. Long top. Colorful socks. Gnarly. My favorite color is Fall. Or Winter. My favorite sound is snowflakes. My favorite taste is November and December. My favorite feeling is waking up When September Ends. Aspiring-world-traveler. I once hiked a pretty tall mountain called Mt. Whitney. Cool story, Bro. Semi-pro pillow-war-wager. Lover of love. And being barefoot, too. My family is made of professional hippies. I love them. @alwelch97 (IG). Stay fresh. Thane on. Taiwan Taipei missionary. Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, but I truly came to know that this gospel is true when my family went through a very hard time. I didn't know where else to turn other than God. It was then, when I put my full faith and trust in God, that I came to truly love His Gospel, and I truly learned what He has done and what He continues to do for me every day. I know that no matter what trials we may going through, no matter where we come from, or what our past experiences are, God has a plan for us. He knows us personally and He loves us.

How I live my faith

I am serving a mission in Taiwan right now. I'm trying my best to do the Lord's work and share what has made me happiest with other people.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Alex Welch
Not every Mormon is required to serve a mission. However, it is strongly encouraged. When we do so, we share what makes us happy with others. Show more Show less