The Anderson Family

Ward Spotlight

Names of the people in the family – Jordan, Marisha, Lucy, Baby Girl #2 (due March 31), and our dog Nala.

Nicknames we have for each other – We like to call Lucy “Wudy” and we like to call Nala “Paula Deen”. Jordan calls Marisha “Meeshy”. Marisha calls Jordan “Jordy”.

Where is your last name from – Our last name is from Jordan’s parents!

How did you come to be in Reno – We are both Native Northern Nevadans. We went to high school at Bishop Manogue, which is where we met and started dating!

Favorite family activity – Playing toys and taking naps.

Favorite family dessert – Molten Lava Cake from Chili’s

Favorite scripture story – Molten Lava Cake from Chili’s

Most valued lesson your family has learned from the scriptures – D&C 6:36 “Look unto me in every thought; doubt not, fear not.” This scripture illustrates the important lesson that Heavenly Father knows what’s best for us and has a plan for our happiness. We love that.

Most valued lesson your family has learned as a family – Obedience brings blessings.

Random fact about your family – Jordan was back-to-back Free Throw Champion in Carson City ‘04-‘05 and is training Lucy (and Marisha) on the Little Tikes hoop at home.

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