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Hi I'm Devin

I am a new convert born and raised in Guam, baptized August 5th in Las Vegas, NV, and about to start school in Aurora, Ill.

About Me

Growing up, the church has always been around me, however it never fully made its way into my life until August 2017 where I had the opportunity to be baptized as a member to this church. It only took me a month after starting my reading of the Book of Mormon to be baptized, confirmed, and ordained as a priest. I was born in Guam, moved to Las Vegas at 11, and am about to start my freshman year of college in Chicago where I will double major in business management and communications. I am a track and field athlete for Aurora University, and have hopes to transfer to BYU Provo in the Fall of 2018.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I felt undeniable truths while searching for answers about this church. My best friends of many years grew up in the church but I went through all of high school without ever looking into the church, until they decided to give me a copy of the Book of Mormon. I was filled with emotions from the moment I began to read, and have seen nothing but great blessings ever since. I am Mormon because I know that this is the true church of God. I invite you to read and to seek answers about this Church with an open mind and with true intent of knowing. If you do this, I know that you too will know receive the blessings of joy, comfort, and peace as I have.

How I live my faith

As a new convert, everyday I strive to build the foundation of my faith. I am constantly doing research on the history of the church, watching past addresses by church leaders, having discussions with members, and reading the scriptures. After a few weeks of reading the Book of Mormon (given to me by my best friends) I started my lessons with my local missionaries, and a few weeks after that I was baptized/confirmed. Since my baptism, I've been able to receive my temple recommend, patriarchal blessing and the priesthood. The most important way I live my faith is by serving others... Family members, friends, ward members, strangers, anybody apart and even those who aren't of my community. To me this is something that will greatly build ones testimony.