Trent Toone

Trent Toone is a journalist for the Deseret News, where he writes for a variety of feature sections. Toone was raised in Northern Utah and graduated from the University of Utah in 2003. He has worked for several newspapers and received many awards over his journalism career.

Toone is the author of "No Excuses, No Regrets," the sports biography of NFL football player Eric Weddle. He served an LDS mission to Santiago, Chile, and spent a year teaching seminary. Like his father before him, he is a proud Eagle Scout.

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