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Hi I'm Jillian Ackroyd

I’m a Canadian flight attendant. I am 19 years old and I’m preparing to serve a full time mission. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I was born and raise in Alberta Canada! I went to a french immersion high school so I'm really happy every time that I get to practice speaking french! I love to travel! As a flight attendant I've gotten to visit a few countries around the world and I'm looking forward to seeing more throughout my career! During my time at home I love to hang out with my family and my friends. I have one younger brother who is in high school. I like to watch movies, dance and play games with my family and friends! I also like to rock climb and to read.

Why I am a Mormon

My family has been members of the church for a long time so I was lucky to be born a member too. When I was younger I experienced a lot of different difficulties when it came to following the church's standards and experiencing the pressures of teenage life. For me, it was an easy choice to resist those pressures and temptations. I knew that doing what I believed was right and what the church taught was right made me the most happy. The blessings I received and the complete joy that I felt outweighed any sacrifices that I had to make. I'm really glad I persisted through those years because now I can look back and see the ways my life has been improved from living my faith.

How I live my faith

I'm preparing to serve a mission in Paris France! I love to share what I believe and what the church teaches with my friends because it makes me feel peace and happiness. I hope that my friends and the people that I will meet on my mission will feel like that too! To help me practice teaching, I teach the girls in my congregation on Sundays. I do my best to study the scriptures and pray every day. I'm always looking for opportunities to help and serve others because I know that's what missionaries do all day!