Adrian Ochoa

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Adrián Ochoa Quintana was called as the second counselor in general presidency of the Young Men organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS or Mormon Church) in April 2009. He served in that calling until April 6, 2013, when he was sustained as a general authority and member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy.

Elder Ochoa was born on March 7, 1954, in San Francisco, California to Eduardo and Consuelo Ochoa. He was raised in Los Angeles, California, and Chihuahua, Mexico. As a young man, Ochoa served as a public affairs missionary for the LDS Church in Mexico.

Elder Ochoa holds a bachelor's degree from Universidad Regiomontana and masters degrees from Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon. He has worked in advertising and film production.

Elder Ochoa was the president of the Honduras San Pedro Sula Mission of the LDS Church from 2004 to 2007. He has also been an area seventy and has been a counselor in the Mexico North Area presidency. Ochoa has also been a branch president, an area public affairs director, and from 1987 to 1995 was the president of the Monterrey Mexico Mitras Stake.

Ochoa married Nancy Villareal in the Mexico City Temple. They are the parents of five children.