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Hi I'm Aaron

I grew up in the LDS church.I recently graduated from high school and am soon to serve a mission for the church in Paraguay.

About Me

I was born into a split family, both of my parents being remarried. The youngest of six children, one brother and four sisters. Although I was born in Nevada, my true childhood home is Kansas City, where I grew up from 1-11 years old. My parents then moved back to Nevada and when I was 14 they divorced. I have had the privilege to travel the world several times; having been in Spain, France, Italy, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. I have an interest in architecture and related engineering fields. I graduated from high school in 2015 with honors and am planning on attending a four-year university when I return from the mission in two years.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was born into the church, it took many years before I could develop my own personal testimony and truly say I of my own desire was a member. My first spirtual experience was being baptized at eight, where I took the name of Christ upon me to be a disciple in his name. When I was twelve I received the Aaronic Priesthood, the lower priesthood named after Moses' brother, from my father. At the age of 15 I went to an EFY (especially for youth) camp and had a profoundly spiritual manifestation. Over these past few years of the end of my teenage-hood I have had countless promptings and glimpses of the truthfulness of the Gospel and the power of God. I have been blessed in my life to always have a powerful understanding and a firm testimony which I desire to keep for the rest of my existence.

How I live my faith

I am a current and active member of my local ward of the LDS church, where I have served in the presidencies of two young men's groups at 14 and 16. Having turned 18, I now join the young adult male group and am one of the youngest individuals there along side my two school friends who also happen to be in my ward and are set to serve missions as I will.