Merrill Osmond

Merrill Osmond

Merrill Davis Osmond was born 30 April 1953 to the late George Virl Osmond Sr. and Olive May (Davis) Osmond, in Ogden, Utah. He is the distinguished lead vocalist and bassist for the world renowned music group known as The Osmonds. Making Music – Side by Side Merrill...
Jacob Hannemann

Jacob Hannemann

Being a dual sport player on the collegiate level is probably something most college freshman wouldn’t hope to achieve regardless of their athletic talents. But, for a 22-year-old native Hawaiian, Lone Peak High School graduate, and Brigham Young University (BYU)...
Burgess Owens

Burgess Owens

Clarence Burgess Owens born August 2,1951 in Columbus, Ohio  was a safety who played ten seasons in the NFL for the New York Jets and the Oakland Raiders. He was a part of the Raiders Super Bowl XV winning team. 1st Team All-American Defensive Back Hall of Fame...
Brandon Doman

Brandon Doman

Brandon Doman Quarterback San Francisco 49ers Brandon Doman is an American football coach and the former offensive coordinator for the Brigham Young University (BYU) Cougars. He played quarterback for BYU in 2000-2001. In 2005 he was hired by Bronco Mendenhall as BYU...
Gladys Knight: Conversion to the Mormon Faith

Gladys Knight: Conversion to the Mormon Faith

Gladys Knight is an American singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, humanitarian, and author. When most people hear the name Gladys Knight they perhaps think of the soulful musical combination of Gladys Knight & the Pips. The group consisted of Gladys, her...
Trick Shot Titus

Trick Shot Titus

A catch phrase that is often used of young people who exhibit extraordinary talents and abilities is “And a little child shall lead them.” Albeit the phrase is taken out of its Biblical context, it is still perhaps fitting in some ways when describing youngsters such...
Alex Boyé

Alex Boyé

Alex Boyé is no stranger to the entertainment and music industries. He has been performing for audiences worldwide for over 15 years, and has to his credit hits in over 15 countries, with over half a million CDs sold. According to his Mormon.org profile, Boyé states...
Thurl Bailey

Thurl Bailey

Thurl Lee Bailey was born in Washington, D.C. on 7 April 1961. He is a graduate of Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. Family is extremely important to Bailey. He is a devoted family man with six children. He and his wife Sindi currently live in Salt...
Ezekiel Ansah’s Conversion to Mormonism

Ezekiel Ansah’s Conversion to Mormonism

Ezekiel Nana Ansah, perhaps better known to many as “Ziggy”, is a recent graduate of Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah, where he played the position of defensive end for the BYU Cougars. He graduated with a degree in Actuarial Science and a minor in...
Utah Valley Music Scene

Utah Valley Music Scene

The concept behind The Voice, an American reality television singing competition broadcast on NBC, is to discover new singing talent (solo or duets) among ambitious singers, 15 years of age and over, who are chosen from public auditions. The idea for the American...
David James Archuleta – Prepares for Return from Mormon Mission

David James Archuleta – Prepares for Return from Mormon Mission

David James Archuleta, born 28 December 1990, is well known as a successful recording artist, and young singing sensation. Many people will recall that in 2007, at the age of sixteen, he became one the youngest contestants on season seven of the popular television...
Mormon Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah and the 2013 NFL Draft

Mormon Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah and the 2013 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft begins Thursday, 25 April 2013, in New York. With that, Kenneth Arthur reporting for SB Nation states that there is a lot to think about, including a question about the birth certificate of Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah, a member of The Church of...
Mormon Mia Love: Re-Entering the Congressional Race in 2014?

Mormon Mia Love: Re-Entering the Congressional Race in 2014?

A recent article in The Washington Times by Valerie Richardson titled “Rising GOP star ponders another run in Utah” suggests that Mia Love, the current Mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, may be considering running for congress again. Love, who is a member of...
John Zamudio

John Zamudio

The three main questions of life are: Where did I come from?, Why am I here?, and Where am I going? Though many people take the time to ponder all three questions, the one that perhaps most people spend a considerable amount of time contemplating is the question,...
Mormon David Archuleta Releases New Album

Mormon David Archuleta Releases New Album

David James Archuleta (born 28 December 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor from Murray, Utah. At ten years old, he won the children’s division of the Utah Talent Competition which led to other television singing appearances. When he was twelve...
Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald from Buena Vista, California, is the son of George Ashford and Juanita McDonald. He has an older brother who played receiver at Illinois State University. Brian, himself, was a running back for the BYU Cougars from 2000 until 2001. He was recruited by...
Matteo

Matteo

Matteo is a music group made up of four members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who served their missions in Taiwan, China. While on their missions they discovered a passion for Chinese music. That passion led them to learn new instruments that have...
Mormon Jabari Parker’s High School Jersey Retired

Mormon Jabari Parker’s High School Jersey Retired

To say that Chicago’s Simeon High senior, Jabari Parker, is a phenomenal basketball player, should come as no surprise to anyone. Jabari’s superb athletic abilities kept him ranked as the top recruit in the Class of 2013, right up until Huntington, West...
Mormon Manti Te’o – Keeping His Head in the Game

Mormon Manti Te’o – Keeping His Head in the Game

After a recent major upset in his life caused by a hoax that purported that he had a girlfriend,  Lennay Kekua, who had supposedly died of leukemia on the same day as his beloved grandmother, Manti Te’o, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dennis Pitta

Dennis Pitta

Dennis Michael Pitta, born 29 June 1985 in Fresno, California to parents Dennis and Linda Pitta, is an American football tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, number 88, of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Ravens in the fourth round (114th...
Mormon Basketball Legend Krešimir Ćosić: A Leader Among Men

Mormon Basketball Legend Krešimir Ćosić: A Leader Among Men

Krešimir Ćosić, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was born on 26 November 1948 in Zagreb, the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. He is the son of son of Ante and Darinka Ćosić. He was raised in Zadar, Yugoslavia, now...
Jabari Parker’s Mormon Connection at Duke University

Jabari Parker’s Mormon Connection at Duke University

Jabari Parker, the 17-year-old basketball sensation from Chicago verbally committed to play basketball for Duke University on Thursday, 20 December 2012, during a press conference that was held at the school he attends, Simeon Career Academy. He intends to be a...

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