It's been a busy month for Houston.
He's still a senior, very busy with high school life. On February 4th, he signed a National Letter of Intent to play for Stanford after his mission. Here's just one of many articles on the subject:
Meanwhile, his mission papers had been in since February 3rd, accompanied by this handsome photo.
His call arrived on February 19th. Last night, Houston invited family (Dad/Mom, Hema/Norma, Helam/Alyssa, Hevynn/Bo, Harrison, and Rod/Deirdre Nordfors -- with Haley Johnson and extended family members on FaceTime) and a few friends over for the opening of Houston's mission call. When I say "a few," I mean about 50 people...
|A few (haha) of Houston's friends came over to watch him open his call.|
|LPA (Legacy Preparatory Academy) reunion!|
|Hevynn, Meghan Francom & Houston|
|Houston & Mitch Halverson (who signed with SUU!)|
Houston basically grew up on social media. Here's a peek at the buzz regarding his mission call. First, Twitter...
And on Instagram, apparently, he is the 50th Polynesian missionary to receive a shout-out from lds_polynesian:
INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS MISSION! Reporting to the Provo MTC on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015. Gonna miss him but he'll do great work!
Here's a bio on Elder Heimuli's mission president:
|Kip S. and Steven C. Cleveland|
Steven Cornell Cleveland, 61, and Kip Susan Perry Cleveland, three children, Foothill Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont North Stake: Indiana Indianapolis Mission. Brother Cleveland is a high priests group instructor and former high councilor, counselor in a stake Young Men presidency, counselor in a bishopric, elders quorum president, gospel doctrine instructor and missionary in the England South Mission. Basketball analyst, ESPN/BYUTV. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., to Robert Cornell and Betty Jane Cleveland. Sister Cleveland serves as ward Relief Society meeting committee member and is a former counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency, ward Primary president, counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency, ward Young Women adviser, Sunday School instructor and Primary achievement day adviser. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Robert Lamar Perry and Carol Mae Thompson.
|Bo, Hevynn & Madelyn Welling|
|Dad, Mom & Elder Heimuli|