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Hi I'm Josh Kawasaki

Born in Japan and moved to Maryland where I've lived most of my life. Currently a student at college at BYU! I'm a mormon.

About Me

In my free time I love to play rugby, watch cooking shows and trying to make it myself, and telling terrible cheesy jokes! I'm currently a college student studying molecular biology at BYU! I wanted to study molecular bio after working in a virology lab in high school. I had some great mentors and they pushed me to study bio and publish a peer reviewed journal! I've been a member of the LDS church for my whole life. My parents are first generation converts and I'm so glad that they endured their own trials so that I can be proud to be LDS.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon. I am a Christian and a follower of Christ. I believe in the teachings of Christ and believe that His sacrifice has the power to save us. I believe that God has a plan for our salvation and wants the best for us. I believe that He has placed His authority on this earth through the current living prophet of the Lord's Church. I am a disciple of Christ and I know that His gospel is on the earth today and that through earnest prayer, study of the gospel, and church attendance, God will make it known to everyone that this is His way and His word.

How I live my faith

In church I was asked to be a music leader for the ward. I've never done something as big as this where my responsibilities included organizing the entire music program of each service, and leading a choir. I've never had any choir experience, and this really was a humbling experience. I took private lessons for piano, and played trumpet and french horn in high school and that experience definitely helped! It all payed off when we had a service that was mostly focused on the music and people came up and thanked me because they were able to feel the spirit of Christ throughout the service.