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Hi I'm Jacob Barnes

I am a collegiate athlete. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a student at BYU. I have been blessed to be able to participate on the BYU Track and Field team as a Javelin thrower. I come from a family of sports. I played football and basketball growing up as well as track. I love listening to music and finding new music constantly. I have my mission call to serve in the Australia Sydney South mission. I love the gospel and try to improve myself through it each day.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member my entire life. But it wasn't until my sister served a mission that I found myself to be truly converted. I was struggling with some personal things so I turned to the scriptures and prayed. The most magnificent feeling overcame me. It was indescribable.

How I live my faith

I choose to live the Gospel by attending church each week and participating in ward activities. Due to the short amount of time between school and my departure date for my mission, I do not have a calling or hometeaching route, however I do go out on splits with the missionaries often and find that my calling is to become as prepared as I can be to enter the MTC.