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Hi I'm Jessop

I'm from Utah. I graduated high school. I'm serving in Chile Osorno. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm an eighteen year old boy. My whole life I've been great in school. I love science, math, and medicine. One day I hope to be a medical engineer! I have received scholarships, and will prepare to go to college after I return from my mission. I have a happy, unified family with two younger sisters, and two loving parents. I am the oldest in my family. I have many hobbies, and I love them all! Anywhere outdoors is where I love to be. I camp, backpack, hike, fish, hunt, and mountain bike. I spent many years of my life in the scouting program, either participating or working with. I love to read, and combining reading with the outdoors is a match made in heaven. I also love music. I play piano a little, but my main talent is singing. I absolutely love to sing, mainly musical theater and classical music. I've received multiple awards for singing, and hope to continue in it for my entire life. Finally, I am an amateur swing dancer, but I love to do it.

Why I am a Mormon

My faith as a member in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints comes from three parts of the gospel which are so valuable to me. The first is through the Plan of Salvation, where I can be with my family forever. I love them so much, and this is such a valuable thing to me. The second is through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. This is a magnificent gift given by our Savior to us where we can be forgiven of our sins to live in Heaven once more. Third, the power of God, or the priesthood, in my life is such an incredible blessing. I have seen miracles worked by this power, and felt the blessings in my own life many times. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me, and I love him too. I know if I repent and follow my savior's example, then I can live with them and my family again in Heaven.

How I live my faith

I attend my church meetings every Sunday for three hours. I begin with what we call sacrament meeting, where speakers from the ward or stake have the opportunity to address and inspire the members of the ward. We also partake of the sacrament, which is a piece of bread and a small cup of water to remind us of promises we have made with our Heavenly Father. Then there is a Sunday school class, where I learn more about church doctrine and history. Finally, our last hour I meet with other young men my age, and we learn about our role as Priesthood holders in the church. In this group of young men, I serve as the secretary, taking attendance from the meetings. I also serve as a home teacher to two families in my ward. My father and I visit them once a month to see how they are doing, and leave an inspiring message with them. We also help them with anything extra they may require in their lives, which we can assist them with. Personally, I read my scriptures daily, and try to say my prayers as often as I can.