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Hi I'm Carlos

I was born in Pasay City, Manila, Philippines, but I grew up in Utah. I have a drive to make a difference. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a college student majoring in human communication at Dixie State University. One of my biggest goals in life is to make a difference wherever I am. I love learning new ways to look at life and to make it better. I currently serve as student body president at our university and I'm an aspiring law student. I write music and play the guitar, piano, and ukulele. I'm a self-proclaimed runner, but I'm certainly not the best at it. I love rock climbing and, although I'm also not the best at it, ballroom dancing. I come from an interesting background where the gospel never really played a huge role in my life. However, when I learned about God's plan for me and my family (both current and future), it became my focus and drive. I served a mission for the church in the Philippines, in the Quezon City Mission. I am fluent in English and Tagalog.

Why I am a Mormon

I realized that outside of living the gospel and it's principles there is no lasting happiness. I learned elements of God plan for us, His children, and myself personally, and that drive has helped me to overcome problems, challenges, and trials in my life. I've been on the other side of the fence a few times in my life because of some issues, but every time I realize that there isn't real fulfillment until you've reconciled yourself with God and started living up to your potential as an heir to His kingdom.

How I live my faith

I have served as a ward missionary, where I help with the church's missionary work on a local level; an elder's quorum president, where I helped with the spiritual and temporal needs of the men in our ward; service chair, planning service projects for our ward; and, currently, a gospel principles teacher, where I teach Sunday School lessons As I said, I served a full-time mission to the Philippines, where I spent two years proselyting for the church. We knocked on doors, taught gospel discussions, did service, trained and instructed other missionaries, and assisted with the church in whatever area we served.