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Young Mormon NASCAR hopeful makes time for faith and family

Mitchell Taylor is an Eagle Scout, served as president of his LDS seminary class and earned his associate's degree while still in high school.

He's also known as a daredevil who does everything from scuba diving to snowboarding, which might explain his active involvement in stock car racing — a high-speed sport that landed him in a fiery crash when he was 14 years old. In fact, this 18-year-old member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dreams of competing in NASCAR and racing against Jeff Gordon some day.

But he tries to put faith and family first.

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