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Hi I'm Bryan Frandsen

I grew up in Utah. I have been called to serve a mission, and assigned to labor in Trinidad Port of Spain. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

As I'm writing this, I'm about to graduate high school. While in school, I played in a five time state champion drumline! We won state four years in a row while I was with them. Drumming and other music, mostly piano, are my main passions. I love playing drumline style music, but I also love jazz piano and composing/arranging music. I'm also very academically minded. I achieved a 3.997 GPA in high school (one A- in calculus....) with an ACT score of 35. I applied to BYU and was accepted with a 4 year full tuition scholarship! I'm not sure what I want to major in, but I'm likely going to minor in philosophy. After BYU, I plan to apply for law school, hopefully at Harvard. I want to go into constitutional law and try to make a difference in the world. One of my main dreams is to move to Seattle. I'm not sure why, I just really want to live

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it makes me happy. I have received spiritual witnesses about the truth of this church and I have studied the scriptures, but the strongest witness is the fact that living the gospel and being in the church just makes me happy. It feels good to try my best each day to love my neighbor and serve others. It feels good to try to be a better person and to follow God's commandments. It feels good to feel God's love for me. I know that this church is God's church. I know that the teachings are true because I have seen them make a difference in my life. I know the Book of Mormon is true and I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet. I am a Mormon, because without the gospel, I would never be able to be as happy as I am today.

How I live my faith

As a member of the youth in the church, I have been part of several groups, moving around as I've grown up. Within some of these groups, I was called to be the president. It was an amazing experience to be able to lead a group of young men to perform service, and learn and grow together in the gospel. I have been involved in many service projects within my ward. The church also has a program called ministering, where pairs of ministering brothers are assigned to watch out for and be a friend to a specific family. I am good friends with my ministering family, and I enjoy watching out for them and looking for service opportunities.