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Hi I'm Dylan

I'm 19 and from Arizona. I'm a Mormon that loves to skateboard and hangout with friends.

About Me

I am preparing to serve a mission in Washington for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I come from a family of four, however my parents have been divorced most of my life. I live with my mother and only sister who I love with all my heart. I enjoy skateboarding and have made my own long board; reading, especially when it's a series (Harry Potter is a favorite); Star Wars; Comics; and watching movies. I also enjoy going to LDS Institute classes and have great friends there who I spend all of my free time with. I love my family, including my aunts, uncles and cousins and especially my grandparents. While I was young, and my mother was working, I had the opportunity to spend my days after school with my grandparents and built a wonderful and strong relationship with them. They took us camping, fishing, and just about everywhere else they went. Some of my fondest memories include being squished in the back seat of their little truck. I have gained a special knowledge and understanding of who they are, their funny quarks, and their love and desire to help their family. Because my mother's parents live very close to my father's parents, when I am with one set of grandparents I am easily able to go from one house to the other, which I do as often as I can.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I believe in Jesus Christ. I believe He came to this world to die for us, to set an example of what we must do to return to our Father in Heaven, and set up His church. I believe that He visited the ancient inhabitants of the Americas and later restored His church through Joseph Smith. I believe that we have living prophets and apostles who lead the church with guidance from Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I have attended church nearly every Sunday of my life with my mother and sister. While in high school, I participated in Seminary classes for an hour every weekday and I'm happy to say that I am a Seminary graduate. As a youth, I had wonderful examples of how to live the gospel and who took me with them to serve people in and out of our faith. I have helped in a handful of Eagle Scout projects; picked fruit for people; worked to clean up yards; visited people who are not able to leave their homes; brought thoughtful/spiritual messages to family members who I go to church with; went to lessons with missionaries; and attended weekly activities with other's in my age group. Currently I attend LDS Institute classes 3-4 times each week, where I have the opportunity to learn more about Jesus Christ and His gospel in a setting that is comfortable and friendly. On a couple occasions, I was able to prepare and teach part of the lessons to the class, which was a bit challenging and made me somewhat nervous, but was a great learning experience for me. This helped me to learn things about myself and how to teach and speak to others about my knowledge and testimony of Jesus Christ.