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Kaylen Nelson

Kaylen Walton Nelson, originally from eastern Utah, graduated from Uintah High School in 2008. She earned her degree in Family History and Genealogy from BYU. One of the most memorable experiences during her education was a semester abroad in Jerusalem, which ignited her passion for scripture and the Holy Land. Kaylen followed in her father’s footsteps and was hired to teach seminary full-time in 2013. Kaylen earned a master’s degree from the University of Utah in Teacher Leadership and Policy. She taught seminary for nine years at Brighton, Olympus, and Corner Canyon High Schools before taking a position on the BYU Religion Faculty as a visiting instructor. Kaylen and her husband Graden reside in American Fork Utah. They recently welcomed their first child, Louis, in early 2023.

July 01, 2024 10:14 AM MDT
I don’t have perfect answers to all my questions about prayer. But I’ve found a way to worry about them far less—and have far more meaningful prayers.
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January 16, 2024 04:02 PM MST
Here are five questions to take up President Freeman’s invitation and write a personal statement about what the gospel of Jesus Christ means to you.
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