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Hi I'm Maxwell Mangum

I am an artist that loves superheroes, a ping pong enthusiast, and I love getting to know new people. I'm a mormon.

About Me

I'm a nerd and I own it. I love superheroes and I love to draw them. It is one of the main reasons I became interested in art. Now, I have expanded my artistic abilities by painting murals, entering art contests, and being commissioned to do projects for family and friends (but drawing superheroes is still my favorite). I also love to create and construct. I have an enormous collection of Legos, and my dream job would be to design and build sculptures for Lego Land. I have also played ping pong for 8 years and I am the reigning champion of my home. Every Sunday afternoon, I show my sisters and grandpa no mercy. More than anything, I love getting to know people that I've never met before. I am intrigued by what they have to share and the lives they have lived. But above all I'm a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I am so grateful for the gospel. It has helped me so much throughout my life! I am so indebted to our Father in Heaven, as He has truly blessed me. He has truly helped me with many trails and conflicts I have had. He has given me strength and wisdom. I know that we have a purpose here on earth and through listening to the spirit, and by following Christ, we can gain eternal life. I know families are eternal and that the Book of Mormon is the most true of all books.

How I live my faith

I enjoy hanging out with the friends I have at church. I have been asked to plan activities for groups of young men such as camping and setting up basketball games. I have also put together meals for the homeless and planned activities for younger kids on Halloween and Christmas. It always makes me feel good to serve others and that is one of the reasons I look forward to serving a mission as I will be able to do those kinds of things full-time.