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Hi I'm Jared Johns

I grew up in Utah. I played football and other sports in High School. I'm a Mormon missionary in West Virginia.

About Me

I love to play football and weightlift. I also enjoy reading books and playing games. I just finished up high school and I am a missionary. Right before I left on my mission my family moved to Idaho because of my dads work. It was a hard experience for all of us. The area we left was so tight and such a good community, it was hard to leave. However, my family has grown closer because of the move and has learned a lot.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in this church, but that is not the reason I am still in this church. I am still in this church because it is true. I would not be on a 2 year mission for the church if I did not believe it for myself. This church has given me high standards. As I follow these standards I am happier. Through prayer and scripture study my faith has grown, and I've had many experiences in my life that has strengthened that faith. I also love the scriptures. They have helped me out so many times.

How I live my faith

I was the leader of the young men my age. I worked with the adults and other kids to plan activities and service projects. It was extremely fun to hang out with everyone. With the guys, a lot of us got our eagle scout rank in the boy scouts. We all got together and helped out the community a lot. We were also able to plan and go on lots of campouts that included things like canyoneering and river rafting.