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Hi I'm Ethan Hunt

I've lived in many places. I'm an avid outdoorsman. I have a loving family. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've always loved camping! Real camping, not sitting in a trailer with a generator running. I often enjoy trips that other people view as a little extreme. I've gone backpacking through jungles. Slept in snow caves. Once, for a school project, I set out for the woods with nothing but a knife, flint, blanket, and Para cord. Although not very relaxing, I like camping like this, because though it isn't as relaxing, it's really exciting and makes for really great stories! I just graduated from High School this spring, but while I attended, I was really academically motivated. I put a lot of my time and effort into my grades. I graduated with a 3.98 GPA, 7 AP classes, a Sterling Scholar award for social sciences, was in the top 30 out of 800 seniors, and received several scholarships. I really love to learn new things, and so school was a big part of high school for me. I worked several jobs, part time during the school year and full time during the summer. I mostly was employed by one of my high school teachers who also ran a landscaping business. I also worked as a restaurant cashier, as well as a construction worker specializing in renovating old and deteriorating homes. I'm so blessed because I have an amazing Mom and Dad. They sacrifice so much for me. I also have four awesome brothers and one sweet little sister who I love so much.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I believe in God's plan for us that is such an essential part of our doctrine. One of the most important goals of that plan is that we may better ourselves to prepare us to be in the presence of God. We must learn attributes that help us become more like him: charity, virtue, honesty, benevolence, and much more. However, as anyone who's attended any schooling before can testify, when we learn, we make mistakes on the way. In life, even when we try our best, we occasionally sin. This is why Jesus's atonement and crucifixion is so essential to God's plan. Without it, repentance and resurrection could never be. We could never return to God's presence, for no unclean thing can dwell in God's kingdom. However, because of Christ, we can repent and be resurrected. Though we should strive to be the best we can be, when we occasionally stumble and sin, we can be forgiven and clean in the sight of God. We can then learn from that mistake and continue to strive to be like God. As a Mormon, I believe that God loves all of his children. As our Father in Heaven, God treats us the same way a father treats a son. He guides him and teaches him, comforts him and loves him. His son may fall in error, and while the father doesn't support the decisions the son may have made, he is not angry, but sorrowful, because he knows that those actions will have consequences. However, his love for his son will never die, and he will always try and help and guide him, no matter what. This is the same relationship that we have with God.

How I live my faith

I was on a youth committee to plan trek, a historic reenactment of the Mormon pioneer's trek to the Salt Lake Valley. while in the committee I planned certain important details, such as supplies and activities. I'm so lucky I was part of this committee because I was able to help make trek a fun but meaningful experience to all those who participated in it. I also teach and administer to a sweet elderly couple in my ward. I will visit their home monthly with two tasks in mind. The first is to find out what might be going on in their day-to-day lives and to look for opportunities to serve them. The second is to give them a gospel lesson and discuss it between us. I have also served in youth leadership positions with the responsibilities of seeing priesthood duties carried out, helping fellow youth in times of need, and teaching by the spirit to them.