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Hi I'm Jessica Huang

I grew up in Taiwan in a good family. I've stayed in the States for six years. I love the Arts, especially dance. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up learning many talents and studying hard to keep good grades in Taiwan. At the age of 12, I joined a summer camp to study abroad in San Francisco. That was an unforgettable experience for me, where I determined to study in America. I flew over the Pacific Ocean to New York at the age of 16 to begin the journey of education there. I met people from all over the world in the international high school, where I was exposed to all kinds of cultures and my dream at that time was to become a doctor. I studied Chinese dance and kung fu while growing up, but I've also done ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, and tap dance. In the age of 18, I began my education of two degrees in both dance and Science in one of the best universities in Seattle of the Pacific Northwest. Right now, I am pleasantly waiting for my mission to start before I go back to complete my education.

Why I am a Mormon

Although I am counted as those kinds of people who grew up in the church and have been mormons for all their lives, I started truly converting to the gospels and to live my faith fully when I was a senior in high school. There are too many reasons and testimonies for me to stay in this church and be a worthy mormon. I didn't quite understand all the principles and how important faith is when I was little until I exercised my faith and truly trusted in God, which later gives me so much happiness and so many blessings. One of the biggest miracles in my life would be the power of healing. I sometimes still can't imagine how I have gone through all the difficulties and dilemmas that I faced when my spine got injured badly. Praying, reading the scriptures, and going to church regularly has given me power and courage enough to solve all the problems. I've learned how pure the happiness and a smile could be and I will always want that pure happiness to exist in my life no matter how hard it is to gain that completeness.

How I live my faith

I felt really blessed that my church during my college life was just one block away from my school. Therefore, "the institute" (it's how we call the church there) became a place for students to come to chat, rest, and study between classes or after school. Due to its great location and the close relationships between everyone, I started truly involving in all kinds of church activities. I was asked to be the accompanist for baptisms for a period of time( I remember there was a time when we had a baptism every week). I've been called to be a Sunday school teacher to teach the basic principles of the church. I've been called to be a ward missionary, where I had to come to lessons with the missionaries and investigators and also help the church to spread the gospels. I've been called to serve as a second counselor in the women's group in my church, where we would have regular meetings to think of ways or solutions to help the sisters who are in need of solicitude, and to help all the sisters to build stronger relationships between one another. In my senior year of college, I chose to live with a mormon girl. I could feel that it was the best decision that I've ever made. We've strengthened each other's faith by sharing testimonies, being good examples to each other, reading the scriptures and going to the church together. Because of our solid friendship and good examples, we also made a lot more friends who also became a part of us. Not only was my worldly life happy, but my spiritual life was nourished by all the people around me. During these four years of serving in the church and building good relationships with others, I've gained a lot of knowledge, faith, and happiness more than I could have ever imagined.