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Hi I'm Trevor

I grew up in Utah. I'm a mechanical engineer for the U.S. Air Force. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a recent college graduate, working as a Mechanical Engineer for the US Air Force. With my wife finishing up her degree now, I will soon be starting grad school doing robotics research, working towards a PhD. I am a very shy person, and like to keep to myself a lot (I'm very lucky that my wife was persistent in courting me.) I read dozens of books a year, I like to play video games, I tinker in my apartment building machines out of old appliances with the help of my homemade 3D printer, and I'm an amateur programmer.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents were both members of the church, and so when I was born they always took me along with them to Sunday meetings. The principles I learned about following Jesus Christ, being a good community member, and growing as an individual have guided me throughout my life and helped me make important decisions that have led me to having a very happy life. As I grew older, I began to realize how different many religions can be, and how unique the lives of Latter Day Saint church members are when compared to most everybody else. Each person has his or her own places where they can find joy and comfort in the world, and often this has nothing to do with religion. However, as I began to gain more experience in the world and broaden my knowledge, I have never found anything that can give me joy and peace as easily as the principles that I have learned at church. This church is so much more than a place to learn basic manners and self-control. This church teaches truths that bring everything into focus and gives direction and guidance for every occasion.

How I live my faith

I support our local church unit by acting as a counselor to the president of the group young married men in our ward. This means I am in very frequent contact with each husband attending our ward to find out how they are doing, and help them in their own church efforts. I also coordinate the lessons being taught each Sunday to this group of men, and occasionally share a lesson myself. Besides this leadership role, my wife and I work weekly to help members of the ward with their family history research. We try to find missing ancestors and keep track of them on FamilySearch.org, and help those who need assistance with the website.