A Teen’s Take: Mason Goynes on the attention his Mormon faith is getting because of the presidential campaign

Mason Goynes
Mason Goynes

"To me, I think it's great to have a member of my church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) running for president. It gets many people interested in learning about our religion and our Christian beliefs."

Age: 16

School: Central Private, 11th grade

Parents: Stacey and Ross Goynes


Book: none

TV show: "As of now, ‘The Walking Dead'"

Movies: Dark Knight trilogy (by Christopher Nolan)

Music: "All kinds"

Hangout: "Anywhere my friends are."

Role model: My parents

Extra: Goynes is a member of the Beta Club, National Honor Society, track team and Quiz Bowl team.

William Taylor

Assistant People editor