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Hi I'm Derek

I am a cowboy from Idaho. I love the outdoors. I also enjoy small engine mechanic work. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Derek and I am a cowboy from Idaho. I was born into a member family and was baptized when I was eight years old. My family has eight members in it. We love to be outdoors and spend time together. I enjoy working on small engine projects. I have recently fixed two four wheelers and two dirt bikes. I am currently working on a dirt bike and a push mower. I enjoy this activity because I get to get a little dirty and see success even though it may take some time. During my High School years, I competed in Basketball, Football, and Rodeo. These activities taught me that your results can be compared to how hard you work. Academically, I maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school and graduated as a Valedictorian. I now look forward to where I take my life. I am preparing for a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because through Christ's church on earth, I find everlasting peace and happiness. I am a Mormon because as I strive to become closer to our Heavenly Father, my life is blessed. I know my family relationship would be completely different without the teachings from the Lord and his servants. I am a Mormon because I have felt of the Holy Ghost. I have felt the light of Christ. I am a Mormon because everything in Christ's church is good, is life-changing, is life -inspiring.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by leading by example. They say actions speak louder than words and this is true for me especially because I do not necessarily speak loudly. I grew up looking up to people and learning from them. I had my own heroes in my life. Now that I am older, I have those same kind of kids looking up to me and my example. I live my faith by being a friend, a leader, and a positive influence in the lives of others. I try to share my light with them as well as the light of Christ. I strive to live as my childhood heroes did. I strive to be inspiring and uplifting as I interact. I strive to be a disciple of Christ.