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Hi I'm Tanner

I love my family, friends, sports, and most of all, my faith. I'm a Mormon! :)

About Me

I'm the oldest of four kids in my family as well as the oldest grandchild/oldest cousin. I've lived all around Utah my whole life, but am excited to be serving a mission in Portland, Oregon. Once I complete my two year mission, I am going to school at Arizona State University where I plan on becoming a Sports Broadcaster. I hope to work for ESPN and work specifically on College Football. Marriage will be somewhere in there.My current and future family is always top priority of mine. Another hobby of mine is to travel. I've been so blessed to be put in a position to travel a lot whether its with family on a cruise, 2 week trips around the country with friends, or humanitarian trips in Brazil. I love meeting people and hearing their stories. I love life in general and am excited to see where life takes me!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it brings me so much happiness. There is a HUGE difference for me when I am living life right according to the gospel and when I make mistakes. The whole gospel is based on the principle that God loves you and that is so cool. I love knowing that Jesus atoned for my sins so that if I repent I can live with God again. The gospel is one of truth and I know it is true because of the feeling I get when I am around it. If I ever have a question -which I often do- I know that I can simply ask God through prayer and he will show me his answer in some way, or I can read the scriptures, or turn to what our modern days prophets and apostles have said. I know this gospel is true and that it is meant to bring us happiness. The Book of Mormon is the most incredible book and is full of truths, as well as goes hand in hand with the Bible. I wouldn't trade being a Mormon for anything in the world.

How I live my faith

For me, I really look up to the life and teachings of Jesus Christ and the example that he is. He lived a life full of service and kindness and love, which are just few of the positive qualities He possesses, but I try to live those. I try to always look for opportunities to do a favor for someone I know or just show a simple act of kindness. One of the things that Christ did was serve and bring others unto Him, and I plan to serve and bring others unto Him as well by going on a two year mission and spread the word about this incredible gospel. I am also an Eagle Scout and I have tried to be an influence and example on others in that aspect. To me, there really isn't any greater joy than being kind and serving, so that's the best way for me to live my faith!