Utah Valley Magazine

Kaitlin and Reed Harris Smile Through Life’s Surprises

  By Kayla Baggerly    Kaitlin and Reed’s engagement story landed them on KSL,…

Marc and Paka Martial Keep a Sunny Outlook in the Face of Infertility

On their first date, Marc Martial asked Paka an important question. “I was already 27,…

Velour’s Open Mic night has performers lining up to pay to play

By Kayla Baggerly, photo by Johnny Morris    Every Wednesday at 8 p.m., Velour…

2019 Fab 40: Mindy Smoot Robbins

Age 40 City Alpine Since age 4, Mindy Smoot Robbins has graced the stage with her stage presence….

2019 Fab 40: Debra Oaks Coe

Age 62 City Lehi As a real estate agent, broker and woman dedicated to suicide prevention, Debra…

2019 Fab 40: Dallin Pepper

Age 17 City Spanish Fork The day after Dallin saw the first teenage division competition of the…

2019 Fab 40: Jennifer Nelson

Age 54 City Lindon The Timpanogos Storytelling Festival is turning 30 this year, and Jennifer has been…

2019 Fab 40: Porter Smith

Age 23 City Cedar Hills Foreshadowing early in Porter’s childhood pointed to his life on the screen…

2019 Fab 40: Kortni Niccoli

Age 26 City Provo With a passion for swimsuit design and a little business know-how, this sister…

2019 Fab 40: Sarah Tyau

Age 35 City Provo Sarah’s hobby of updating her wardrobe on a budget turned into a viral…

2019 Fab 40: Sean Reyes

Age 48 City Cottonwood Heights Since 2013, Sean has been Utah’s Attorney General and the face of…

2019 Fab 40: Justin Williams

Age 33 City Cedar Hills When he was pint-sized, Justin loved making ice cream. In November 2015…

2019 Fab 40: Gaynor Brunson

Age 56 City Provo Gaynor’s lips made him famous as he produced trumpet music with his brothers…

2019 Fab 40: Monica Moore Smith

Age 21 City Lindon When this Florida-bred actress was young, her dream was to own a dojo….

2019 Fab 40: Reva Cook

Age 47 City American Fork Through working five years as an ER crisis worker specializing in anxiety,…

2019 Fab 40: Natalie Wright

Age 21 City Provo At age 2, Natalie was diagnosed with a brain tumor called Low Grade…

2019 Fab 40: Matilde Wosnjuk

Age 50 City Eagle Mountain After coming to the U.S. from Brazil, Matilde dedicated herself to sharing…

2019 Fab 40: Connor Boyack

Age 37 City Lehi Founder of the Libertas Institute — a non-profit working to create more freedom…

2019 Fab 40: Tanner Lind

Age 35 City Lehi Fueled by a love of basketball, Tanner founded “Lace ‘Em Up,” a skill…

2019 Fab 40: Quinn Peterson

Age 31 City Provo Quinn wears many hats. There’s the executive director of Downtown Provo hat that…

2019 Fab 40: Hailey Devine

Age 28 City Sandy This filmmaker started as an 8-year-old, swiping her mom’s video camera to create…

2019 Fab 40: Marilee Killpack

Age 30 City Provo While growing up, Marilee spent her summers dancing at Juilliard and her daydreams…

2019 Fab 40: Mike Smith

Age 48 City Lindon In the past year, the Mike Smith’s oldest daughter married and his second…

2019 Fab 40: Kaden Garcia

Age 17 City Springville Last year, this high school senior founded Your Tribe Clothing with his father,…

2019 Fab 40: Ryan Eggett

Age 47 City Orem The man behind the baton directs the Provo Missionary Training Center Choir, the…

2019 Fab 40: Kirsten Quist

Age 38 City Lehi Nurse-turned-entrepreneur, Kirsten invented the Infant Brace out of mesh and necessity when her…

2019 Fab 40: Colby Sanford

Age 27 City Provo A brush-stroke of genius comes regularly for Colby Sanford, capturing quiet moments or…

2019 Fab 40: Zak Gezon

Age 38 City Draper When most people see a four-inch-long cockroach, they shriek and run — but…

2019 Fab 40: Neylan McBaine

Age 42 City Holladay + New York City Neylan is a tale of two cities and a…

2019 Fab 40: Kim Johnson

City Lindon BYU Pathway Worldwide educates 40,000 students, and Kim is the area manager for 20…