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Hi I'm Kierenne

I'm an Air Force ROTC Cadet majoring in Aerospace Engineering. I play capoeira, speak Kiswahili, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love trying new things and going on adventures! I just finished my freshman year of college and got back from a study abroad program in East Africa. I am wildly passionate about capoeira and plan to keep training for the rest of my life. Right now I am preparing to serve the Lord as a missionary for 18 months. When I return I will finish school and work as a developmental engineer for the Air Force.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints because I have a loving Heavenly Father who has given me the chance to change my heart, and I also have loving earthly parents who brought me up in the gospel. God hears even the simplest of prayers and he continues to answer mine. Living the gospel has given me a pattern I can follow to find answers, guidance and comfort. The scriptures, both the words of the ancient prophets and latter-day prophets, have helped me find the illumination I needed in a darkening world. In a world filled with tumult and confusion, the gospel has provided me with clarity and purpose. So many people don't know who they are, where they came from, or where they are going. The gospel provides the answer to these questions and has allowed me to move forward with divine purpose. It has taught me the worth of souls, specifically, my soul. I have continued to follow the teachings of the church because I know that this is Christ's restored church on the earth today. I know that Joseph Smith saw God the Father and the Son, and that God still speaks to man today. I know that through the Atonement my ability to carry my burdens can increase and I can find strength and healing. I know that while I don't know all things, I do know that we are children of a Heavenly Father who loves us and has prepared a way whereby we might return and live with Him again someday.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by standing up for what I believe in and following the standards of the church. Many times that has meant turning down invitations to party, or polite offers of chai, or putting the cute dress that's just a little too short back on the rack. Ultimately though, the biggest way I try to live my faith is by emulating the example of our Savior, Jesus Christ. I hope that in some small way the little acts of service I try to perform will help others feel His love.