Scott D. Whiting
|Scott D. Whiting|
|First Quorum of the Seventy|
|March 31, 2012|
|Called by||Thomas S. Monson|
|Born||Scott Duane Whiting
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Whiting was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a young man, he served as a full-time church missionary in the Japan Tokyo North Mission. After his mission, he completed a bachelors degree in Japanese at Brigham Young University and a juris doctorate from the McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific.
In the LDS Church, Whiting has been a bishop, stake president, and an area seventy. He became a general authority and a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy at the March–April 2012 general conference of the LDS Church.