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Hi I'm Kayla Herwig

I love my family, my friends, and my dogs. Musical theatre and cheesecake are my biggest passions. I’m a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I’m Kayla! I’m 17 years old and a senior in high school. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, singing, playing guitar and piano, dancing, and cuddling with my dogs. One of my biggest passions is performing. I began participating in community theatre when I was 8 and haven’t stopped since! I had the opportunity to assistant direct a show last year and I loved that experience almost as much as being on stage! It was so much fun! I also loooove anything Disney! I am even a member of a party princess company where I get to portray Disney princesses for children’s birthday parties...which is a dream come true! I love to travel and explore and hope to do that more in the future! Also, I really love cheesecake. Like if you give me any kind of cheesecake... I will love you forever. ;) I’m planning on attending college in the fall. I’m not sure where I’m going yet, but I think I’m going to major in elementary education, as I would love to be a teacher one day.

Why I am a Mormon

Well, I have grown up in the church. My dad grew up Mormon and my mom was a convert. Although I have been a Mormon basically my whole life, I have remained a member because of my love for the gospel. My parent’s testimonies have definitely inspired me and helped me as I have developed my own testimony. Throughout my life I have had experiences that have strengthened my testimony so much and shown me what a blessing this gospel is. I have a true, deep love of Christ and our Heavenly Father. I want to share my love and appreciation for the gospel with others so it can bless their lives, as it blesses mine. I am incredibly grateful for His gospel and the church. I know that this church is true. I know that the Book of Mormon is true. I know that President Nelson is our current, living Prophet. I know that families are forever and that, through the Atonement, we can live with our God in heaven again. I’m so grateful for these things.

How I live my faith

Well one of the ways I live my faith is within the youth program in my ward. I’m 17 so I’m in the oldest age group which is called Laurels. I currently serve as the 2nd Counselor in the presidency so I get to help plan activities and pray for our girls. I absolutely adore all of the girls and leaders in our youth program and they have blessed me in countless ways. I just love them! Another big way I love my faith is just how I live my life, I guess. The cildren’s song, “I’m Trying to Be Like Jesus”, comes to mind. I just really love people and believe that kindness is incredibly powerful and can go a long way. One of my favorite quotes is: “Leave a little sparkle wherever you go.” I just try to remember that. I try to be my best self and show kindness and compassion to others as much as possible, especially when it’s hard. I think that’s how you can best live your faith. By trying to be like Jesus every day. I’m definitely not always successful or good at that... but I’m trying!