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Hi I'm John Richards

I grew up in Utah. I love spending time with my family and friends. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a Student Body Officer at my current high school. I love skiing, tennis, golf and frisbee golf. I also enjoy hiking in the mountains and hammocking and camping with my friends. I love going on adventures. My dream for the future is to one day travel the world and see everything. I'm a dog person. I like watching football, basketball and baseball. I love the guitar and have been playing for a few years now. I'm also 1/4 Japanese

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church. For the longest time I just went to please my parents and other relatives. As time went on, I realized I wanted to know if the church was true for myself. I read the Book of Mormon everyday until I finished it. When I did I trusted in Moroni's promise in Moroni 10: 3-5. I prayed and asked Heavenly Father if the book was true, I can testify to you that it is true. The Book of Mormon is the keystone to our religion and because it is true I have learned that Joseph Smith was a true prophet and there are still prophets alive on this earth today. We still receive revelation from God and still witness His miracles. I am a Mormon because I have felt our Savior's love and have found so much joy and happiness in this religion.

How I live my faith

I strive to be the guy who is liked by everyone. No matter who I come into contact with, I want them to walk away from our encounter thinking I'm a good person. I want to be an example of good wherever I go. I do nothing that would disrespect my name, my family, or my religion. I have been called to serve a mission in Tokyo, Japan