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Hi I'm Krystin

I've lived in the US, Hong Kong, and France. I am a polyglot, artist, student, and aspiring biologist and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently studying Biology at Rutgers University. I love languages and speak English, French, and some Cantonese. I recently received my mission call to the Japan Kobe mission so I am learning Japanese now as well! I did varsity Track and Field in high school and won league. Currently, I spend my free time biking, doing medical illustrations, and writing novels.

Why I am a Mormon

I fell in love with the Mormon culture and that is what really drew me to the faith. Everyone is so happy and everyone tries their best to succeed. Mormons believe in helping others just so that others can succeed as well. People don't judge you and you are free to discuss your different views and ideas and get honest feedback. There is an emphasis on the family and creating stable homes. As someone who has seen worldly things ruin the lives of my loved ones, I really appreciate all that the church has to offer. There have been countless times when I have had self-revelation (received a response to my prayers and pondering). I've felt the spirit so strongly in these moments that I could not deny the truth of the Gospel. I know that I have a Heavenly Father out there and that my brother, Jesus Christ, lives and watches over me. I know that I can call to them in times of need and call upon them to help me be of service to others. This has brought me great joy within my life.

How I live my faith

While I was studying in Paris, I lived my faith through attending church each Sunday. The service was held in French (with the option of Chinese and English translations) and I found within a couple of months, my French had improved dramatically. I attending Family Home Evenings on Mondays, which were get togethers with other members of the ward (church group) that usually consisted of a song, a lesson, a game, and food! I made a lot of lasting friendships through that experience. I also attended institute on Thursday evenings which is a bible study group. They were very patient with me and helped me understand the biblical French, which I found furthered my understanding of the scriptures themselves. Currently, I am living my faith by dedicating a year and a half of my life to serving my Heavenly Father. I will be going to Kobe, Japan to allow the Gospel to be available to those who want to and are ready to receive it into their lives. I am very thankful for this opportunity to serve and to be of service to others.