Thursday, May 31, 2012

{ Meet Courtney Childress... }

Age: 23

Hometown: Gilbert, AZ

Occupation: Marketing Assistant for Brain State Technologies
The BEST date I have ever been on would be:  We went the the Diamondbacks game, ate a classic hot dog, hung-out and had a good conversation.  We watched the fireworks after the game and then rode on our beach cruisers by Tempe Beach Park enjoying some people watching and the amazing AZ spring weather.  I loved this dated because it was a relaxing atmosphere, and I felt comfortable with my date.  We both seemed to enjoy each others company, the activities and conversation came easy.
The WORST date I have ever been on would be: I was set up on a blind date, So he came to pick me up at my house and we went to dinner. We went to go have Thai food which is not my favorite, but I was up for trying it again.  As we were having dinner, the converstation was became kind-of awkward, but tried my hardest to make the best out of it.  It was a pretty early dinner so I assumed we were doing some type of activity after UNTIL we got back into the car and he said "Hey, sorry to end this so early, but is it cool if I take you back home? I am actually heading down to Tucson with a few friends tonight".  So by 7 o'clock I was back home. This date was an epic fail in my opinion.  I felt like he just felt obligated to take me out because we were set up by mutual friends.  I felt rushed and he didn't seem to be too interested in me or what I had to say but only the time.
Why Kent and I would make a great match: Although I haven't met Kent I think we would make a great match because we both seem ready to follow our hearts and take the next big step in our lives in finding a best friend, spouse, and eternal companion.  We both enjoy sports, adventures,  and traveling.  We both cherish our relationships with our family.  Being close to our families is important and they really are our best friends.  We have strong testimonies of the gospel and want the gospel to be the center of our lives.  We both like to service others and want that to be a huge part of how we live.  I think we have both been let down in some of our relationships, so we both know what we are really looking for in a relationship that will last forever.  We are both motivated, loyal, have the desire to serve others, and tackle life's challenges together with a SMILE on our faces.  

Wednesday, May 30, 2012


A big thanks to everyone who participated in the single's survey! We are at 503 responses and still counting! While the contest is over, the survey will remain open indefinitely as we continue to gather feedback.

Congrats to  Miss Brittany Phillips for winning the movie tickets and a dinner-for-two gift card. Brittany also happens to be one of the wonderful women we highlighted early on in Kent's journey to find true Mormon love for Season 4 The Mormon Bachelor!  Please message with your address so we can get that right out to you! Remember, you must use the winnings on a date! Who is the lucky guy going to be? Send in a photo from the date - we love love afterall;)


The article will appear in the July/August issue of LDS Living Magazine. The book is in progress. We will keep you posted!

Also check out the article that posted today in LDS Living about Kent by Jenny Spencer.  It just keeps getting more and more exciting over here:).

{ Meet Noelle Thiel... }

Name: Noelle Thiel

Age: 28

Hometown: Linden, CA

Occupation: Elementary School Teacher

What kind of girlfriend do you think you are when you are in a relationship?: I am the type of girlfriend who is very supportive and caring. I love unconditionally and truly care about my boyfriend's feelings. I am very thoughtful and try to put myself in the other person's shoes and try to understand where they are coming from in every situation so that I can be there for them if and when they need me. I am such a forgiving person and realize that life is too short and unpredictable to waste time being upset. I enjoy doing things on my own and would like my boyfriend to pursue his hobbies with or without me. I can hang out with him and his friends and be perfectly content and don't need attention 24/7. I can get along with anyone and make any situation fun! I love the little things and think they make such a difference so I try to think of things on a daily basis that will make him smile. I am very generous and will give my time freely. He can count on me to be there.

Why are Kent and I a match made in heaven?: I obviously don't know Kent but I think we could potentially have some things in common. He seems like a very driven and motivated person and I feel that I possess those same qualities. I know what I want in my life and he seems to be in that same place. I know what's important and am ready to have a life with someone and start a family. Kent is strong in the church as am I. I want to have a gospel centered home because I believe that is the way to everlasting joy. He wants to change the world and I feel that as a teacher I get to make a difference on a daily basis. 

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

{ Meet Shauna Sargent... }

Age: 24

Hometown: Tempe, AZ (Currently living in SLC)

Occupation: Marketing for

Three Words I Would Use to Describe Myself: Personable, happy and dedicated.

Why Kent and I Would Make a Great Match: Kent and I are both tall, brunette, athletic and both served missions in South America...sounds like it would be a great match to me! I have never met Kent before and don't know too much about him, but I do look forward to getting to know him better on a date. It seems like the timing is right for the both of us. We are both in our mid-twenties, have traveled lots, have had fun in the singles scene and are now ready to take that next step in life. I feel like both Kent and I like to have a good time, be with family and friends and keep our priorities straight as we live gospel centered lives.

Friday, May 25, 2012

{ Meet Angela de Moura... }

Age: 33

Hometown: Florianopolis, Brazil

Job: Enrollment Counselor for online university

What is the most adventurous thing you have ever done and what would you like to do someday?  I tried paragliding for the first time last year.  I have so many other things I want to do, some silly, some meaningful.  Silly: I GOTTA learn how to do a cartwheel before I die! Meaningful: I want to do humanitarian work in South America and Africa.  I love children and want to teach them.  I want to travel the world, and try as many new adventures as I can.

Why is Kent your perfect match?  Kent is grounded, down to earth, driven, and passionate about life.  He loves the Gospel and is ready to settle down.  Like he said, everyone deserves a second chance in love, and I'm ready for mine!  The timing is perfect for us both, we have very compatible personalities and similar goals in life.  We'd definitely hit it off and have tons of fun taking the world by storm!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

{ Meet Maddy Jack... }

Name: Maddy Jack

Age: 21

Hometown: Riverton, Utah

What I do for work and the best thing about it: I am an Account Manager at an advertising agency in Salt Lake City. Even though we have deadlines almost daily, I love that my office is easy going and that people don't take things too seriously. I like to work hard and keep busy, time always goes by faster that way, and it helps me feel more productive! It's a great feeling when I have worked hard on a project and the client really appreciates the work I have done, and I love seeing the client happy and successful. 

Why Kent and I are going to be soul mates: Honestly, I haven't read a ton about Kent, because I'd rather get to know him in person. But from what I have read, he seems great! The fact that he is continuing his education by going to dental school shows he is motivated and values education. I've never had a cavity, so he can use my teeth as an example any day! He seems to love his family, that is awesome that he realizes the importance of family. Loving and living the gospel also seems like a high priority to him. The gospel is extremely valuable to me as well, I'm not perfect by any means, but I do try my best and want to be with someone who does as well. I think we would have fun together and I'm always up for something new. I think that two ordinary people can become extraordinary together when they are living the gospel and lifting each other up. 

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

{ Meet Carly Walker... }

Name: Carly Walker

Age: 24

Hometown: Draper, UT currently living in Santa Monica, CA

What I do for work and the best thing about it: I do social media strategy for an advertising agency. The best part about my job is that it's by the beach. If I ever need a break, its great to know that I could make a break for it down the street and fling my body into the ocean. What I like about my actual job is that I feel like I work with some of my best friends. We are just a bunch of kids bringing our off-the-wall ideas to life and crossing our fingers that they go viral. It's nice to get paid for things you would normally do just for fun and to get paid to hang out with people you would want to be hanging out with. I feel lucky every day that I get to have that. 

Why Kent and I are meant to be: I have actually never met Kent so I can't say that we are meant to be. However, based off the fact that one of us is an incredible athlete and both of us are bloggers (shameless plug in for, I feel like we have a good shot. In all honesty, he seems like an all around great guy, and I think it would be fun to get to know him. I feel like we are both in a good place (LA) and ready to try something new. 

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

{ Change the World With Kent }

Another great story from ABC15 in Phoenix... and another bit of criteria for Kent's dream girl - he wants "someone he can change the world with"... could it be you?

{ Meet Amie Hansen... }

Name: Amie Hansen

Age: 26

Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ – currently living in Salt Lake City, UT
What I do for work and the best thing about it:
I am the Public Relations Manager at Launch Leads, a B2B appointment setting and lead generation company. I cold-call CEOs and senior executives of major corporations to setup sales appointments on behalf of our clients. I also create a “buzz” and obtain positive publicity through (OK, get ready for some PR jargon) writing press releases, setting up and coordinating interviews for the CEO, obtaining recognition through awards, maintaining the social media sites and writing on the company blog to increase direct traffic to our website and increase SEO.
Additionally, my other title, and the best part of my job, is being the Culture Fairy. As the Culture Fairy my sole responsibility is to ensure employee happiness through maintaining a great company culture. I plan spontaneous parties, bring in treats weekly, and take time to celebrate each employee on an individual basis. I love details and, for me, it’s the little things that make the big difference. I love to serve people and as the Culture Fairy I try and find little creative ways to make someones day.
Why Kent and I are destined to be together:
Are we destined? I don’t know, but I’d sure love the opportunity to find out. On paper, Kent seems like the perfect guy and at 6’6” he is head and shoulders above anyone I’ve ever dated. He seems like a solid guy. He is driven and goes after what he wants and that is very attractive to me. From what little I know of Kent we have a lot in common. As I did my “research” and read what he wrote on his blog, his words really struck me and I felt an immediate connection to what he was saying. Reading how the gospel truly is at the center of who he is, and how it plays a part in his everyday life, really hit me because that is how I am and I’ve always envisioned being with someone who looked at life and the gospel the same way I do.
To me, destiny is a culmination of individual decisions that make up a whole. Kent and I have each had different experiences in our lives that have shaped us and made us who we are today and ultimately brought us to this point (potentially meeting on the Mormon Bachelor). We have the same goals, ideas and desires for the future and are on the same page with so many things which is really important for a relationship to work long term. So, are we destined? I think we could be, but I guess we’ll actually have to meet to find out.

Monday, May 21, 2012

{ Meet Mellissa Rosenhan... }

Name: Mellissa Rosenhan

Age: 25

Hometown: Waterford, Michigan (I now live in Salt Lake City, Utah)

What do you want to be when you grow up?:
 I am realizing that when I was young I thought grown-ups had their life together and always knew exactly what they wanted to do and why.  Now that I am kind of a "grown-up" I am realizing that my dreams and visions for the future are constantly changing and evolving.  Right now I am doing one of my dream jobs, studying and managing plants, soils, and streams for the Bureau of Land Management.  In the future, depending on where life takes me, I could see myself possibly pursuing a law degree and working as an environmental lawyer.  Whenever the opportunity comes my way to be a mother I am also excited and look forward to raising children!  So, what do I want to be when I grow up...who knows where life will take me, but I want to always have joy and feel fulfilled in whatever I am doing.
Why do you want to date Kent?: Kent is a catch!!  He is serious about finding someone to share his life with, and I get the impression that he is the type of guy I am looking for.  It is hard to know if you would hit it off with someone without meeting them, but I think that Kent and I have some good things in common.  He is driven and motivated, he is spiritual, keeps an eternal perspective, loves being active and adventurous, and family is important to him.  I am looking forward to the opportunity of getting to know him better, to see if our personalities are as compatible as our life goals and values. :)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

{ Calling all sponsors!!! }

Hello TMB followers - if you would like to sponsor or know someone who would like to sponsor an episode of The Mormon Bachelor Season 4 with Kent Tuttle let us know!  Until May 31st we are running a 50% off special on Pre-Roll, Mid-Roll and Post Roll advertising with options for creative design on all ads.  We are also booking our side bar ad placements.  For more information e-mail Alexa at and she will hook you up.

Be part of Kent's journey to find true love.  With the recent press we have received on local, regional, and national network news, we have more viewers than we have ever had.  Be part of the fun:).

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

{ Kent on ABC and Good Morning America!! }

Last night Emily Maynard of ABC's Bachelorette began her journey to find true love.  After the premiere, Emily Clark and the good people over at ABC in Salt Lake City decided to do a story on Kent's journey as well.  Thanks ABC - we love you!!!

And on Good Morning America as well!!!

Monday, May 14, 2012

{ An Announcement from Kent and Justin Bieber }

Great news!  In the words of Justin Bieber, "There is Gonna Be One Less Lonely Girl" and also "If I was your boyfriend I'd never let you go."

Kent has an announcement and it self-destructs on May 21st at midnight... check it out...

Apply today on the upper-left hand side of our website - and get ready for a summer of looooove...

{ Calling All Singles! Giveaway! }

Here at TMB you know we love helping people find love. Call it a passion, a mission, a hobby, an it what you like, but we love to do it! And NOW we have a chance to help YOU TOO! 

We've heard a buzz around Southern California that one of the veteran singles from around here is writing a humorous/guidebook for midsingles. We are EXCITED! Let's be honest, we all like to laugh at ourselves, and each other, and talk about being single and how NOT to be single any longer. And we love to feel connected and hear success stories. She's got a good one. So anyway, for part of her research we are helping her with a survey and we need YOU!

Let's get some stats on singles, shall we? PLEASE take a few minutes to fill it out and send all your single friends to help too. The more responses, the better feel we can get for the different perspectives that are out there and the more fun it will be to share! 

***Another buzz told us that she's writing a feature on mid singles for LDS Living Magazine in the next few months and wants to include the survey results IF we get enough stats! Check out her bio below.

The survey will be open for one week only. Tell your friends.  One of the lucky survey winners will win dinner for 2 and 2 movie tickets - here's the catch - you have to use them on a date:).


Sunday, May 13, 2012

{ Meet Rachael May... }

Age: 27

Hometown: Ridgecrest, CA - currently live in Bakersfield, CA

Job: Registered nurse in a medical clinic

What is your idea of a perfect first date and what the was the best date you have been on?: My idea of a perfect date is doing something where my date and I can interact. I believe you can learn a lot about a person by how they act in different situations. Actions speak louder then words.  It's hard to decide on what's been my favorite date activity but I've narrowed I down to my top three. 1. He asked me out by making me go on a scavenger hunt. We went to an arcade and challenged each other for a favor. He won of course ;) 2. We went on a bike ride and then shot mini marshmallows through PVC pipes at targets. We were going to ride to an ice cream parlor but I ended up with a flat tire and we had to walk the bikes back. We then drove to the ice cream parlor and shared and ice cream. 3. We went to a park and colored in coloring books and then played hackey sack.

Why are you and Kent meant to be?: I haven't met Kent yet so I don't have much to go off of. From what I do know of him, he seems to have a love of the Gospel, he values education, and his family is central in his life which are all a priority to me. We're both confident, successful adults and I believe together, if things are right, we would be really great for one another. 

Thursday, May 10, 2012

{ Meet Jessica King... }

Jessica King is a 26-year old Office Assistant from Hailey, Idaho.  She served a mission in Spain and loves to travel.  Jessica has too many favorite movies that she can't pick just one but if she did it would be based on her mood at the time. If she wants to laugh she'll watch a movie like What Happens in Vegas. If shes in the mood for a classic she watches Singing In The Rain or My Fair Lady. If she want some Drama, she'll choose movies like The Count of Monte Cristo, Most Recently she has loved The Avengers because she thinks everything about it is awesome, and it makes her laugh, which she always loves.  If she had to be a character in a movie she would be Rapunzel because she wasn't afraid to step out of her tower and chase her dreams.

In Jessica's own words about why she thinks that she and Kent are a good match, "On paper he seems like a good match for me. We have a lot of similar interests and the Lord seems to be a priority in his life as He is in mine. It seems with our common interests we could create an exciting adventure that would be worth exploring."

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

{ Meet Cerissa Urry... }

Meet Cerissa Urry, a 22yr old ballerina from Layton, Utah. Cerissa now lives in Modesto where she dances for the Central West Ballet as a principal dancer. She also works at the camera center in town restoring old photos, scanning and printing enlargements, and producing slide shows.

Cerissa believes that the best time spent traveling is always in the company of her family. Her favorite vacations include many road trips to the west coast and on top of that, her dancing endeavors in New England gave her good excuses to also tour that part of the nation.

Along with the West Coast and New England ,Cerissa is really intrigued by the by culture, history and even politics of the Middle East. She has always wanted to see and experience the Egyptian ruins; however, in the last few years, she has also really wanted to visit Israel. She can’t really put her finger on it, but thinks it has something to do with walking the same plot of Earth as Moses and Jesus Christ that hits home. 

In Cerissa's own words about Kent: "I am having such a hard time putting it into words, but when I ponder this question about why Kent and I would be good together, the one thought remains: He is good and he is a Son of God - he gets it. And what I mean by “it”, is he’s looking for a companion with the right spirit and I feel he is really seeking qualities of eternal worth - as am I. He’s not perfect, I’m not perfect, but we’re both facing this opportunity prayerfully. This even puts me in a vulnerable position, but I’m doing it because I feel something good in my heart - more than just an agenda of things we have in common. So destined? Who knows, I’m not one to put the cart before the horse, but is he worth taking a risk? Yes."

Monday, May 7, 2012

{ Meet Laura Bullock... }

Laura is a beautiful 27-old Colorado native who works as a front desk receptionist at WGU.  The most adventurous thing she has ever done was taking a combat class at the gym - it ended up being a lot like boxing but she loved it!  One daredevil thing that she would love to do but hasn't yet it skydiving.

In Laura's own words, "From what I know of Kent we have similar views and goals for life. We both are striving to have a Christ centered life. We are on the same page as far as the central and most important things in life. we both want the same home life in our marriages and our driven by goals and ambitions. I feel like we have very compatible personalities, that we would get along great but have enough differences that things will be fresh and interesting. And to top it all of since I am 6 feet we are a great height match!"

Saturday, May 5, 2012

{ Courtney Smith... }

Age: 23

Hometown: Reno, NV

If you could trade lives with any celebrity who would it be and why? : 
If I could trade lives with any celebrity it would defintely have to be Lindsay Lohan. The way she goes in and out of rehab like she does is inspiring! JUST KIDDING! In actuality, I would probably choose Jennifer Garner. I  obviously don't know her, but I get the impression that she's an amazing woman. I love that she is so talented and seems to love what she does. She seems so happy and loving; these are characteristics I feel like we have in common. She's also so beautiful (inside and out), she seems to just glow.She keeps her private life private. That must be super difficult to do in the spotlight. But she does it with such poise. How many other celebrities can we say that about? Ummm almost none. More than anything, she is a wife and mom. Most of the pictures I see of her she is with her family. I want more than anything to be a good wife and mother. She seems to exemplify those qualities. And who doesn't like 13 Going on 30, right?!

Why would you like to go on a date with Kent?: 
I would love to go on a date with Kent. I'm not going to lie, I'm not the most athletic person in the world. I've been watching the videos of other girls, and they seem to love sports. Don't get me wrong, I totally respect athletes and the work they put into that part of their lives. But I'm not Super Athlete or anything. I do enjoy being active;
playing tennis, hiking, anything that I can enjoy with great friends and family. With all of that being said, I want to try things that my significant other loves doing, and vise versa. This shows support and love for the other person.

I may be a super creeper, but I've been reading some of Kent's blog posts. I can't help but notice how many times he mentions his family and the Gospel. These are the most important things in my life. I love the Church more than anything. I know if you put the Gospel first, everything else will fall into place. I have a strong testimony, and I can tell Kent does as well. My family is also so important. And I get to live with them forever! I want to have my own eternal family, and I know Kent wants that as well.

And timing really is everything. I'm ready to date someone who is actually on the same page as me. It has been so difficult to find this. Kent and I seem to be on the same page; at least the same chapter. So I would love to get a chance to find out what could potentially happen. And did I mention I'm attracted to him? That's always important as well. He seems like he has his head on his shoulders. We definitely have that in common! :)

Friday, May 4, 2012

{ Kat Ramos... }

Age: 32

Hometown: Dayton, Oregon (Currently in Huntington Beach, CA)

Job: MassageTherapist, Specializing in sport and injury massage. (My own private practice)

Would I beat Kent in a game of volleyball? : I would definitely give him a run for his money. I play on the right side in beach volleyball and have developed a killer line shot high in the deep corner. And it usually ends the rally haha. I would just have to be sure to get it over his enormous block ;) Honestly i don't know who would win but I would love the opportunity to find out.

Why do I want to get to know Kent better on the Mormon Bachelor? : I think Kent would appreciate a woman who challenges him and is able to build him up at the same time. A woman who wants to be an amazing wife and mother. After having the opportunity to serve a Spanish speaking mission (the best experience of my life), I learned so much not just about the gospel, but about life and how to receive revelation. The things you learn on a mission are priceless. My favorite scripture is in Luke 2:52 : “AndJesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.” It teaches us that the savior was perfectly balanced. He was educated, physically fit, spiritually strong and socially knew how to positively affect everyone in all walks of life. This scripture has taught me to become the woman I am. And from what I’ve seen of Kent’s blog and Mormon Bachelor profile, we have several basic things in common and very similar goals. All it takes is GOOD COMMUNICATION, COMMON GOALS and CHEMISTRY. That is why I want the opportunity to date him. Because if he truly is everything he seems to be and those three things are there…I think we would have an excellent chance at a truly happy future together.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

{ Chantel Laser... }

I am 21 years old and I am from Boise, ID. I am currently a TA for an intro to marketing class at BYU, but I will be starting my career at Stanley Black and Decker in June in their Leadership Development Program for Marketing. I will start working in San Francisco in mid-June and my official title will be Home Depot Territory Manager.

I am very optimistic, and I love to make people laugh. I am smiling almost all of the time, and my friends say that I have a distinctive laugh. I'm not afraid to be silly or goofy.  I am very passionate. I never do anything halfway, I'm either all in or all out. That's why I finished college in just 3 years - I was just too driven to ever stop!  I am very creative, which really helps in my line of work. I love to travel, I love to write in my blog, I love to play music and I love studying history. 

I think Kent and I would be a great team because we both are driven to be our best selves and have high aspirations for our lives. He's furthering his education to become a dentist someday, and I have hopes of someday getting a PhD in Marketing. We are both willing to step out of our comfort zones to become our best selves. We are both confident and comfortable with who we are, and not afraid to say what is on our minds. I really appreciate how open Kent is on his blog, and I think he would be that open in person, and that's something I really value. I'm looking forward to meeting Kent and discovering all of the other qualities we may have in common!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

{ Meet Tori Kooyman... }

Tori Ann Kooyman is a 22-year old beauty living in Salt Lake City, UT, and works as a Massage Therapist at Muscle Works Sports and Injury Therapy.

Tori's ideal date would be simple... Something fun and outgoing, but able to have a good conversation with no awkward moments. And of course with a guy that she likes, and he likes her back!  The best dates are the ones that make her walk through the door at the end of it smiling, feeling butterflies and hoping for another date with him soon. The craziest thing Tori has ever done on a date would have to be canopy Ziplining down a mountain!

In Tori's own words: "I would want to be in a relationship with Kent, because he is seriously everything I've been looking for in a guy. Its also much more than just the physical things. I can tell he is so sincere and genuine and his testimony is incredible. He knows what he wants and is a caring person and I'm the same way and we could work so well together. I would be the luckiest girl in the world to have someone like that by my side! It definitely helps that we also have so much in common and could relate on every different level of life. It wouldn't be a problem for me to live where he wants to live either, because I would love to get out of Utah and be somewhere warmer! :)  Kent and I could, for sure, be an amazing couple and he would definitely make me want to be a better person every day, which is what I've always wanted to feel like with a guy!"