Martine Leavitt

Martine Leavitt

Martine Leavitt, a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is a Canadian-American writer of young adult novels and a writing teacher. She was born in 1953 in Taber, Alberta, Canada. She is a member of the faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts...
7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

This article, “7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame” by Jamie Armstrong, appeared in the online edition of LDS Living.com. 1. Laraine Day LDS actress Laraine Day played roles opposite of Hollywood’s most iconic leading men, including Cary...
Richard Paul Evans

Richard Paul Evans

Richard Paul Evans Richard Paul Evans (born 11 October 1962) is an American author, best known for writing The Christmas Box and, more recently, the Michael Vey series. He graduated from Cottonwood High School in Murray, Utah, and graduated with a B.A. degree from the...
Timothy S. Klugh

Timothy S. Klugh

Timothy S. Klugh Timothy S. Klugh is a creator of music, stage musicals, novels, and poetry. He has a large portfolio of accomplished works. His theater works include: Magick & Poison: The Castle of Flax (a stage musical in 2016), Magick & Poison: Drawing Down...
Lex de Azevedo

Lex de Azevedo

1. Have a member of a world renowned musical troupe such as The King Sisters to be your mother. Alexis “Lex” King de Azevedo was born on 14 January 1943 in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Alyce King of The King Sisters by her first marriage. 2....
The King Sisters

The King Sisters

Humble Beginnings The King Sisters were born and raised in Pleasant Grove, Utah, about 35 miles south of Salt Lake City. For fourteen years, their father, William King Driggs Sr. (known as King), was a professor of music and a voice teacher at several colleges in...
Alex Jensen

Alex Jensen

Alex Jensen, a native of Bountiful, Utah, was born on 16 May 1976 to parents Kathy and Jerry Jensen. He was a finance major at the University of Utah. While at the University, he proved himself to be an exceptionally good player. Playing under the tutelage of Coach...
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...

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