Elder Jeffery R. Holland was born on December 3, 1940, in St. George, Utah. He married Patricia Terry in the St. George temple on June 7, 1963. They are the parents of three children. He taught institute, worked in the Church Educational System, and served as the president of Brigham Young Universtiy prior to his call to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostle in 1994.
Elder Holland has a unique teaching style and a way to influence others to follow Christ. There are many reasons why we love Elder Holland. Here are some of our favorite photos to celebrate this beloved apostle: