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Hi I'm Noah

I'm an actor, singer, and dancer. I love service and making other people happy. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a proud middle child as the second of four boys in my amazing family. I'm the geek of the group, as I'm obsessed with musical theater, and I love to learn all I can about basically anything that exists or has existed in the history of... ever. Learning is a huge joy for me because of its discovery aspect, like that feeling when you finally "crack the code" to that impossible math problem or when you find out exactly how molecules mix together to make everyday things from soda to fireworks. It's always so amazing to see how things work and how everything has its own part to play in this huge crazy world. And speaking of parts to play, let's go back to my musical theater addiction! I LOVE anything to do with the stage, and I've done everything I can to make theater a huge part of my life. I can proudly say that after years of effort, I finally succeeded!! During the summer of 2016, I had an amazing opportunity to perform at the Minskoff Theater on Broadway (where they do The Lion King with all those puppets and stuff). Yes, the real Minskoff and yes, the real Broadway. I loved my whole experience, and you can see me on YouTube if you search 2016 Jimmy Awards (I'm the sorta awkward one in the turquoise shirt in the opening and closing number as well as the salute to "On Your Feet"). But besides my acting life, my life is basically all just books, browsing the internet, and messing around with technology. And I'm loving every second of it all!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it just makes sense to me. It's a bit less grand of an answer than some others may give, but it's the truth! The LDS church (Mormons) and I both believe in things that are extremely important to me, starting with eternal families. We believe that through faith and diligence, families can be together forever. I simply love that idea. Even though my brothers are honestly intolerable at times, and my parents and I don't see eye-to-eye all that often, I still love them, and I always will. That concept of "always" is one of my deepest reasons for being a Mormon, and I treasure it greatly. Also, we believe in current revelation (both on the personal and church-wide levels). On the personal level, revelation is the process by which we can receive answers to prayer or find guidance in our lives. This is super important because it allows people to gain insight into what actions they should take and how to live their lives in better ways. On the church-wide level, revelation makes even more sense. God has always used prophets to proclaim his word (Moses, Noah, and many many others). So doesn't it make sense that prophets should still be receiving revelation directly from God to direct us in modern times? We do believe this, and we know that our current prophet, Thomas S. Monson is called of God to give us such instruction. And finally, the sealing point of my faith is the fact that this church is truly the original church created by Christ during his ministry on the earth. We believe that there was a period of time after the death of Jesus Christ and all of his apostles that the authority of God was retracted from the earth. This authority was not restored until the first modern prophet, Joseph Smith, was called by God to restore the original church on the earth once again. The LDS church is that restored church. I personally know that this is Christ's church, and as such it must be true. And that just makes sense; that's all there is to it.

How I live my faith

Well for starters, I love helping other people in any capacity that I'm able to. Service is a big deal for me, and it really is such a great way to make others happy. Plus we learn in the Bible that "Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me." (Matthew 25:40). So if serving others means I'm serving God, sign me up! Likely the biggest part of my service to God will be my mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (or the Mormon church, if you're not terribly familiar with our faith). This mission will take up the next two full years of my life, as I teach others about our Savior, Jesus Christ, and His plan to bring us back to His presence. I am extremely excited to share this message of joy with everyone who will allow me to play my small role as a messenger in their lives. Aside from my mission, I also try my hardest to serve others in as many other ways as possible. I have a deep belief that even the smallest acts of kindness can bring people joy, so I seize every opportunity I can to brighten people's lives. From holding a door open for someone at McDonald's to spending 10 hours shoveling gravel for a single mom who couldn't pay for a landscaper or do it herself, every little smile is worth my time. I will always strive to earn those little smiles as long as I live.