Jimmer Fredette

Jimmer Fredette is the nickname of NBA player James Taft Fredette. Jimmer was born February 25, 1989 to Al and Kay Fredette. He is the youngest of three children and it was his mother who gave him his nickname. He began playing basketball before he even started...

Manti Te’o

Not even one percent of the students at the Catholic Notre Dame University are Mormon, but one of those few is generating a great deal of attention. A senior linebacker named Manti Te’o is noted not just for his outstanding basketball skills, but also for his...

Jabari Parker

Despite being hailed as the best high school basketball player in the country, Jabari Parker says basketball is only what he does, not who he is. He considers his faith more important than his basketball skills. Jabari Parker is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ...

Mormon Beliefs About Education

Mormons (a nickname for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) are strong supporters of both secular and spiritual education. Joseph Smith, the first Mormon prophet and president, only had three years of formal schooling, supplemented by some...
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