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Hi I'm Jaston

I have grown up in Utah. I'm adventurous, service minded, and I love soccer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been playing soccer since I was 5 and have been on many different teams. I love playing sports, but I also really like doing the girly stuff like getting your nails done, trying different makeup, getting your hair done, etc. I also like to consider myself pretty adventurous. I love to try new things and go new places all the time. I love just being outdoors, especially in the fall when all of the leaves are turning colors in the mountains. I am also an avid snow skiier, even if I'm not a very good one. I'm definitely a people person and I love to help people as much as I can. Two years ago I went on a humanitarian trip to Tijuana, Mexico and we built 2 houses, collected balls and books for an orphanage, cleaned kids teeth at the orphanage, and just had fun. I'm currently graduated and going to go on an LDS Mission this October.

Why I am a Mormon

I have chosen to be a member of this church because whenever I go through trials in my life, or I see my friends and family go through trials, I know that God will always be there in any situation. I had a hard time a few years ago when I broke the growth plate in my hip/ leg. Now I know that that doesn't sound that hard, but it was hard for me. I had just made the highest premier soccer team of my age group and I was really good. We were in the finals of the state tournament and I was so excited. Little did I know that I was going to have to sit out the next year in order for my leg/ hip to heal correctly. It was very hard for me watching my team progress without me and just sitting there like a bump on a log. I wondered and asked God why this would happen to me and why now. After a year I was mostly healed and I went to tryout for my team again. My coach said that I would definitely still have a spot on the team. Well, tryouts went well, so I thought. I ended up not making the team that I had worked so hard to get on. I went home that night and read in the Book of Mormon and I turned to Alma 36:3 talking about trials and it said, " I do know that whosoever shall put their trust in God shall be supported in their trials, and their troubles, and their afflictions, and shall be lifted up at the last day." I knew that if I trusted God with all of my heart that he would help me figure out what to do. I then went on to try out for team after team and finally one of my last tryouts, I made it. I then continued to play with those same girls on the same team for 7 years. They have since become my best friends and I wouldn't trade any of them for the world. I know that God was looking out for me and he knew that if I trusted him, that only good things were to come. I'm so grateful for this trial and that it helped me find my best friends for life.

How I live my faith

I have conducted and planned many youth activities, participated in fundraisers, and I have also had the opportunity to be a teacher to some of the young women in my youth group. I have been babysitting for people in my neighborhood since I was 12 years old and I love kids! I have also been called to serve an LDS Mission and I have chosen to leave my family to serve the Lord and the Lord's people for a year and a half in October.