Hello! My name is, as you can probably guess from my title, Kaylie Minson. This is an about me page, so I suppose I’ll oblige and tell you a little about me!
I am from Queen Creek, Arizona, where the cacti run wild and the sun is always shining. I am a warm person, and I love being in warm weather. Currently, I am living in Rexburg as a student at Brigham Young University- Idaho. Needless to say, it is much colder in Idaho. I am a very exuberant young adult, and I love using big words to make me sound smart. I really do love learning, though, and I am incredibly excited to be attending college!
My passion, I believe, is media. I love all forms of media– movies, tv shows, books, music, the internet, photography, art. I love the concept that media can transport you to somewhere more adventurous than here. (Not to say that college life isn’t adventurous… It’s just not as adventurous as fictional stories are, that’s all.) I believe that imagination is an incredible gift that God has given each of us, and I am so grateful for those who have used their creativity to share stories and ideas in a variety of ways.
The fact that most media can be observed within the walls of my bedroom does not deter me from living in my wonderful reality, however. Nature, animals, comradery, and relationships are equally as vital as music and media. I believe that having an equal balance in life can make life richer and fuller than expected.
I served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from August 2015 to March 2017. The experiences I had while serving in Tampa, Florida have forever influenced how I view the world. This is because the biggest thing my mission taught me is my identity as a daughter of God, and who I am in relation to Him. Having this knowledge influences every aspect of my life.
The second biggest thing my mission taught me is the value of communication. Unfortunately, because of our world’s attachment to media, many members of our society have lost the ability to communicate with each other in the simplest of ways. I have a goal to change that. I want my career to affect how others communicate, and I feel the best way to do that is to influence the social media world. This is why I am majoring in Communications. I believe that when social media platforms change into a place where people can build instead of destroy their communication skills, it will have a positive effect on how we communicate outside of the media world we all too often reside in.
This is my vision.