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Hi I'm Landon

I grew up in Idaho. I am always singing, except when I'm beatboxing. I'm studying be a neurosurgeon. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

While growing up in Idaho, I learned to love the outdoors. I love camping, hiking, hammocking, rafting, rock climbing, and enjoying nature. I also love running; I ran my first marathon a few weeks after my 18th birthday, and I have completed multiple triathlons as well. I enjoyed swimming competitively for many years, and still enjoy swimming for exercise. Music is also an important part of my life; I love to sing, and I attempt to play any instrument I can get my hands on. I try to keep up my proficiency in piano, guitar, ukulele, and violin, but my voice is my main instrument. I enjoy participating in choirs, musicals, and a cappella groups. I am a neuroscience major at Brigham Young University, and I plan to enroll in a MD-PhD program after I finish my Bachelor's at BYU. Eventually, I would like to work as a Neurosurgeon and conduct research as a Behavioral Neurobiologist.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I find so much joy in the gospel of Jesus Christ. Knowing that Jesus Christ atoned for my sins, and that He directs this church today through a living prophet, gives me so much peace. It is so easy for me to get caught up in many different exciting aspects of life, but the Church helps me to take a step back and focus on the most important things. It helps me focus on helping others, and spending time with my family, and becoming a better person. It makes me feel that my life has a central purpose, an eternal plan. I love feeling the influence of God in my life, and that is why I love being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

As an active member of the LDS church, the "Mormon" community is an important part of my life. I have had the pleasure of serving in a variety of callings--I taught lessons to 7-year olds as a primary teacher, I coordinated weekly "Family Night" activities for young single adults, and worked in the early morning in the Boise Temple. Currently, I am preparing to serve a 2-year mission in Japan; I will spend 24 months in and around the city of Sendai as an unpaid volunteer teaching English classes, serving in the community, and sharing the message of our Savior Jesus Christ.