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Hi I'm Legan Simonsen

I love sports and anything to do with fitness. I'm going to serve a mission for the LDS church in Everett, Washington.

About Me

My favorite sports are football and wrestling. If I'm not playing a sport you can find me working out. I love health and fitness. After my mission I am planning on going to college to be a Physical Therapist.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised up in this church since the day I was born. I remember going to church with my mom when I was just a really young boy. At the start of my teenage years my mom got a new job that required her to work on Sundays, so as a result we stopped going and would only make it to church once or twice a month. That turned into once or twice every few months, then we stopped going all together. It had been a few years since I had been to church and it was time for me to enter high school. I remember sitting in the lunch room at the middle school with the rest of my grade. We were all choosing our classes and I had got all of my required classes and needed one more class. I saw seminary on the list of classes I could take and a feeling came over me saying that I should take it, just to see what it was all about. School starts and a few weeks go by when my seminary teacher asked me to stay after class so he could talk to me. Class gets over and I go to his desk to talk to him. He asks me if I was going to church every week and I told him no. He then asks me to go the next weekend just to try it out, so I did. The spirit at that meeting was so strong! During that time I was struggling a little bit and I felt like everything said was directed towards me! I knew that that's where I needed to be and have been every week since. It has completely changed my life and made me into a better person that I could have ever imagined! I know this church is true and can do amazing things for anybody!

How I live my faith

I live my faith by being an example to and leading the younger kids of my church. My most current calling is to serve a two year mission where I will go out and teach people of my beliefs and help them to come unto Christ and how to be more like Christ. I will also teach them that no matter what they've been through, no matter how bad they've messed up, there's always hope and that there is a way to be forgiven of those sins.