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Hi I'm Erick de la Torre

I was born and raised in Las Vegas. I am a musician. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Southern Nevada but I also love and appreciate my Mexican heritage. I love to play music. During high school I was both in the Orchestra program and Mariachi program, playing bass and guitar. I love comic books, Marvel is my favorite. I worked in a grocery store since my Junior year in high school up until a couple weeks before my mission began. Through my job I have met people from all walks of live and have come to learn and appreciate my things from them. After my mission I will be heading to college to study music performance. Someday I hope to be a professional musician and use this opportunity to share my beliefs with others.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it helps me know who I am and why I am here. I know I am a child of God and that He wants the best for me in this life. As a member of the Church, and being surrounded by a lot of positive role models has helped me to love serving others and appreciate the simple truths of the Gospel. I know my standards and I do my best to live up to those standards. I hope that as I progress in life that I can help and inspire others to be closer to Jesus Christ and His Gospel like the role models in my life. The Gospel has brought a lot of happiness to my life, even through trials, and I want to be able to share this feeling with others I come in contact with.

How I live my faith

My mom, my siblings and I are the only members of the church in our family. Because of that I try to be an example to my dad and extended relatives on both sides and also to my friends who aren't Mormon, by living the Church standards and by sharing my experiences with them whenever it is possible. I invite my friends and cousins to youth activities. I explain my spiritual milestones to the adults in my family. I do my best to live a Christ-like life through service, charity, humility, and following God's Commandments.