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Hi I'm Briana Wessels

Hi! I'm Briana but I go by Brii, my favorite color is green and I love being Mormon!

About Me

A few things about me, I am the youngest of seven kids. I have four brothers and two sisters! My dog Slider is my best friend, I love her dearly.3 Being born and raised in California has led me to be in the water my entire life. I played water polo and swam for six years and now I am a swim instructor and coach water polo-soon to be a missionary! One thing I enjoy is hiking, luckily I live very close to Yosemite National Park. Food is the number one way to my heart, I eat anything and everything!

Why I am a Mormon

I decided to become a member of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints when I was a sophomore in high school. I had a teammate on my water polo team become a member and I saw a change in her and how happy she became and I wanted that same happiness. So I went up to her and started asking about the Church and later started going and investigating and meeting up with the missionaries. Oddly enough my parents also started investigating-but I didn't know and neither did they. Soon enough I come home and the sister missionaries are there with my parents having a lesson and I just joined-very confused at first but went along with it anyways. Very shortly after that we all began investigating as a family. We investigated for nine months, just to make sure we really knew what we were getting into. It was September 21st, 2013 my mom, dad and I all baptized and became members. From the very beginning of my investigating I had already knew I wanted to become a member, and I'm so glad I became a member of this church. From the very get go I already knew I wanted to become a member it was just more of learning about what the church is and what its about. I love being a Mormon and it has brought so much happiness to my life. It has brought me closer to Christ and has also shown me how beautiful life is and how much our Heavenly Father truly loves and knows each and everyone of us.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by following the teachings of Jesus Christ. Everyday I aim to be more like him, and how I do that is daily scripture study, prayer and service to others. I find that one of the best ways to live and practice my faith is serving others.