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Hi I'm Corvin

I grew up in Utah. I love sports and the outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an outdoor enthusiast. I ski, snowboard, rock climb, backpack, water ski, camp, run and just about anything else you can do outside. I play soccer, basketball, and baseball. I had the opportunity to start on the varsity soccer team as a freshman. My favorite subject is science. I thoroughly enjoy studying chemistry and biology. I hope to one day go to medical school and become an orthopedic surgeon. I have 3 brothers, two older, one younger. I am about to serve a mission in Oslo, Norway. I have traveled to Spain and spent some time as a foreign exchange student. I wish that this meant I spoke Spanish, but I don't. I have studied German for 5 years in school though. Some of the coolest places that I have been to are, Bannf and Waterton National Parks in Canada, Spain, Portugal, Pennsylvania, Florida, California, Washington, and other places around the United States.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This is not why I am a Mormon though. When I was about 12 years of age my father fell away from the church. He began to drink, he cheated on my mom, he abandoned our family, and he stopped having anything to do with the church. This was a time of so much confusion for me. My Dad was my hero, and he had just abandoned me. My Dad taught me so many things, and yet he went against all the teachings he had given me. The pain I felt was tremendous. He wanted my family to leave the church and never go back. During the next few months things seemed to get worse and worse. My parents were divorced, we lost our house, we moved into a basement, my dog died, my mom got in a car accident and many other things that seemed unbearable to a 12 year old. Every moment seemed to be shouting in my face that I should leave the church with my dad and never look back. I prayed. I prayed more than I ever had before. I tried to keep going to church even if I didn't know why. I watched my mom as she read her scriptures and cried. My mom is amazing and I will never be able to thank her enough for the example she has been to me. When things kept getting worse she stayed strong. Eventually good things started to happen. Friends in the church were helping us get by. A few of my friends dads took me under their wings and a I had a "father" again. I began to be comforted and I knew that I was doing the things that I should be. Finally, I looked at my dad, who used to be one of the happiest, most fun, smart and awesome people I knew. He was miserable. He had no light in his eyes and was a mere shadow of what he used to be. My mom was being beat over and over again by life and yet she was happy. I found out that it was because of this church and the truth that it teaches. From that moment on I have always known that this church is true. I have prayed about it, I have tried and tested it, and I know. This church is true!

How I live my faith

I have been a member of 3 separate presidencies. I have had the opportunity to serve the members of the church that are about my age and also some people my age who are not members. I have helped plan activities such as service, camp outs, backpacks, soccer games, and dinners. I have served as a home teacher where I visit a few families monthly to see if they need any help or if there is anything I can do for them. I have also been able to visit the elderly who were unable to attend church. One other thing I have done is help teach the little kids on Sundays.