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Keeva is smart, artistic, and energetic. Keeva enjoys hanging out with her friends at the park, skating and has a true passion for art. Keeva has experienced a lot in her life and may appear to be guarded when developing trusting relationships with adults. Keeva is continuing to learn ways to appropriately cope with the trauma she has endured in her young life. She desires to be with a family who are consistent, patient, and supportive as she learns to navigate life and grows into her full potential. Keeva would benefit from being placed with caregivers who are trauma informed, flexible, patient and are willing to provide unconditional love. Keeva also desires to be placed in a home with caregivers who are supportive of her maintaining important relationships and connections with her older sibling.
Kaspen is a loving and happy child. Kaspen is described as loving to smile and be around other children. Kaspen enjoys riding toys and playing with his older brother, Liam. Kaspen is very independent and would benefit from residing in a home that already has rules and structure. Kaspen has benefitted from residing in a home with a schedule and routines.
Liam is a resilient and inquisitive child. Liam has experienced challenges in his young life. Liam enjoys simple pleasures such as walking around and feeling textures with his hands. Liam loves to explore and find ways to enjoy the world around him. Liam would benefit from residing in a home that already has rules and structure. Kaspen and Liam are in search of a family that is willing to provide them with unconditional love, consistency, patience, and support. They require experienced caregivers who can provide an environment for the siblings to grow and be supported in their development and on their journeys. Liam and Kaspen desire to be placed with a family that recognize their specific needs while encouraging them to thrive and meet their full potential.
Ritchie is a fun and energic boy who is described as outgoing. Ritchie enjoys playing outside, playing video games, and traveling. He really loves having fun and interacting with his peers and seems to get along well with other children. Ritchie desires to be adopted into a family that will love him as their own and provide him patience, unconditional love, and consistency. Ritchie would do well in a home with children his age or older.
Jayden is described as friendly and outgoing. Jayden enjoys watching movies, going to the mall, spa days, and eating at different restaurants. Jayden has experienced a lot in his life and is described as typically being reserved in sharing his true feelings. Jayden would thrive in an environment with caregivers who are open minded, trauma informed, and accepting. Jayden desires to be placed with a family that enjoys doing activities and are patient, open, and willing to give him unconditional love and support.
Justen is a playful, adorable, and energetic non-verbal child. He enjoys baking treats, arts & crafts, board games, and riding his tricycle. He is very affectionate and enjoys quick naps. Justen would thrive best in an environment with routines where he can receive individualized care and attention. Justen would benefit from being in a family that can provide stability, patience, and unconditional love. Justen desires to be placed with a family that recognizes his specific needs while also encouraging him to meet his full potential.
Jayden is a fun and energetic pre-teen. She has made great strides with her mental wellbeing and maturity. Jayden is known to be kind, considerate, and compassionate when caring for other. She enjoys doing things like hanging out with her friends, playing on her tablet, and dancing on TikTok. Jayden likes dogs and has been trusted to be a dog sitter. Jayden is known for being a good friend. Jayden would thrive in an environment where she is provided safety, stability and is afforded an opportunity to reach her full potential. Jayden has close connections to her family and would benefit from residing in a home that is accepting of her established relationships.
Corey is very well mannered and respectful child. He enjoys playing football, video games and is currently interested in joining the Track team. According to Corey he really enjoys when he is playing outside and enjoys playing games. Corey is a little shy at first and will eventually warm up to you once he gets to know you. Corey continues to process unresolved issues related to his upbringing and abandonment. Corey is looking to be adopted into a home that will provide him with unconditional love, support, and guidance. He would benefit from residing with patient caregivers who encourage him to reach his full potential where expectations are clear.
Javoris is a well-rounded and goal-oriented teenager. He loves basketball, sports, cooking, dancing, and music. Javoris is described as a joy to be around. Javoris is patient, helpful, and would like to be in a family that recognizes his needs while also helping him to reach his full potential. Javoris requires a family that will provide him with unconditional love, guidance, and support as he learns to build trusting and lasting relationships. Javoris would benefit from being in a home where he is the youngest or only child.
Jordan is described as a reserved and mellow child. He loves playing video games and interacting with friends online. He also has interest in fishing. Jordan is not a “social butterfly”. However, when he is comfortable with others, he opens up more. Jordan will thrive with a family who has experience in providing trauma informed care as he continues to heal and grow from his experiences. Jordan has experienced several placement disruptions and continues to process unresolved issues relating to his upbringing and abandonment. He would benefit being in a home where rules and expectations are clear and he is encouraged to reach his full potential.
Isaac is a very energetic and curious child. He enjoys video games, interacting and being with friends, and having fun. He loves singing and fishing. Isaac is very expressive and wants to be loved. He desires a family and prefers to be adopted with his older brother, Jordan. However, Isaac is also open to being adopted on his own. Isaac is in search of a family that is open to loving and accepting him. Isaac has experienced several placement disruptions and continues to process unresolved issues relating to his upbringing and abandonment. He would benefit being in a home where rules and expectations are clear and he is encouraged to reach his full potential.
Isaac and his sibling, Jordan, are in search of a family that can provide love, support, patience, and consistency.
Kyson is a bright and loving child. Kyson demonstrates incredible resilience and strength despite his challenges. Although he is nonverbal, he is always observed to be happy and cheerful. Kyson is often smiling and making sounds when he sees you in his presence. Kyson is seeking a family that can meet his specific needs. He requires an understanding and nurturing environment where he is supported in life. Kyson would benefit from being in a family that can provide stability, patience, and unconditional love.
Austin is an intelligent child. He enjoys gaming and wants to work in the gaming industry one day. He prefers to spend his time playing video games and Xbox is his favorite gaming system. Austin has experienced a lot of loss and disappointment. Austin would benefit from being in a structured environment with patient, supportive, and trauma informed caregivers. Austin would do best in a home where he is the only child or the youngest child.
Liam is an intelligent, inquisitive and determined child. He takes pride in learning and enjoys school. His favorite subject is math. Liam enjoys a multitude of activities from “shooting hoops” and playing in the pool to going to the beach and grocery shopping. Liam enjoys discussing topics that interest him and is described as not being “much of a small talker”. He takes pride in his appearance and is considered very stylish. He enjoys doing things by himself and being independent. Liam can present as guarded at times and takes a while to warm up to others due to the changes and trauma he has experienced in his young life. Liam has learned how to advocate for himself and his needs. Liam will thrive in an environment with a family who has experience in providing trauma informed care as he continues to grow and develop trusting relationships with adults. Liam would also benefit from being in an environment with nurturing and patient caregivers who recognize and support his need for independence, self-advocacy and routines. Liam would do best in a family where he is the youngest or only child. Upon being matched, a family should be prepared to participate in a slow transition.
Cyrus and Cayleb are described as “little angels from heaven”. They are happy, always have a smile, and always glad to be picked up. Cayleb has medical conditions that require specialized care and attention. They require a family that is capable of meeting their specific medical and developmental needs. The twins would benefit from residing in a loving family that can create an environment where their individualities are celebrated and supported. Together, they will be a gift of joy and love for the family who welcomes them into their hearts.
Evannie “E” is an adorable young lady. She gets along well with peers and adults. She is working hard through her past trauma and learning new coping skills. She is very proud of the progress she has made and so are the people on her team. Evannie is a very artistic person and enjoys painting, coloring, and drawing. Evannie loves to spend time with animals and watching and reading anime. Evannie is searching for a family that will provide her with unconditional love, support, and guidance as she continues to process her trauma and build her self-esteem.
Isabelle “Izzy” is described as very artistic and persistent. She loves animals, reading and watching anime, coloring, and science. She enjoys having attention and keeping routines the same. She has an individual sense of style, and loves to explore. She is in search of a family that is “not too busy to spend time with her”. She is continuing to work on appropriate coping skills and has made significant progress in therapy. Isabelle needs a family that is trauma informed, patient, understanding, and able to support her as she navigates life. Izzy would love a family who has pets of any kind, except spiders. Upon being matched, a family should be prepared to participate in a slow transition.
My legal name is Jewel but my nickname is ‘Moody’ for self-explanatory reasons. I have a variety of interests but at the top of the list is: skating, neon things, and music. My overall goal for post- high school is to Major in CSI Forensics and Minor in Photography. The colleges of interest are Jacksonville University and University of Florida. I based my dream career off of rite 3 TV shows: Bones, Scooby-Doo, and Prodigal Son. Although I am still learning myself, I know that I mostly favorite Shoes, Smell goods, and The music artist Trippie Redd. The best way I’ve learned to describe or express myself is through lists. That being said here are 2 main lists to know about me.
PROS: I am a realist, good hygiene, open minded, adventurous, and can clean
CONS: can’t cook doesn’t like accepting help, procrastination, easily frustrated, and a messed up sleep schedule
THE TRAITS I SEEK IN A PERSON:
Honesty, Loyalty, Respect, Patience, and Understanding
Tatiana is a 15-year-old that loves to be creative and draw. She is a very smart, academically inclined child that excels at her studies while having some big goals for her future. She has a very bubbly personality and enjoys having fun with those around her and watching good movies/TV shows.
Aussom is smart and very outgoing. He enjoys meeting new people and making friends. He is funny, very inquisitive, and curious about his future. He desires to have a family who will be active with him as he is interested in playing different sports. Aussom loves playing basketball. Aussom will thrive with a family who has experience in providing trauma informed care as he continues to heal and grow from his experiences. Aussom would benefit from being in a nurturing and structured environment. Aussom is in search of a family that can provide love, support, patience, and consistency. Aussom has experienced several placement disruptions and continues to process his grief, loss, and unresolved issues relating to abandonment and disappointment in therapy. He would thrive best in an environment where his individuality and experiences are acknowledged and understood.
Sebastian is a quiet 15-year-old young man. Sebastian can be a man of few words; however, when he becomes comfortable with a person he will open up. Sebastian enjoys playing video games with his friends, but he also enjoys playing football and basketball with the guys in his group home. Sebastian is open to adoption and wishes to be adopted by a mom and dad, and wants to be the only child.
Keyon’dre is a happy and optimistic child. Although he is outwardly optimistic about the future, he has been known to hide his emotions. He has great manners and is helpful around the house. He is an artistic child. He enjoys dancing, gymnastics and other creative arts. He also likes to draw and take photos.
Approaching his teenage years, Donnie is a handsome young boy. He likes to be helpful and can be talkative. He likes to talk about things he has done before. He is interested in playing soccer. He enjoys swimming, playing with walkie talkies and hanging out with children in the neighborhood. In school, he enjoys working on the computer and reading. He does well when he can work one-on-one with adults or be the leader of a small group.
McKaylah is a beautiful young lady with brown hair and hazel eyes. McKaylah likes to read, sing and play with other kids. She enjoys being helpful around the house.
She is very bright and usually does well academically. McKaylah is very active and athletic. She is proud of her athletic abilities and does not enjoy being taken away from an activity she is participating in until that activity is over. She feels that it is important to continue her athletics in an adoptive family.
Her favorite foods are pizza and ice cream. She is looking for a family with a mother and father. She feels that she does better with other children who are older than her rather than younger children. She wishes to maintain connections with family members.
Kayla has a very sweet personality and adores animals. Cats are her favorite and when she grows up she would like to pursue a career involving animals.
She enjoys music, singing and dancing. She has participated in musical theater in the past. She reportedly has a good sense of humor and is intelligent.
Kayla has expressed that she is afraid to be adopted because she does not think anyone will “treat her good”. Kayla would do best in a family where she is the only child. A family with a true understanding of trauma would be best for Kayla. Any prospective adoptive family would need to be committed to Kayla despite any challenging behaviors.
Brandon is handsome and intelligent young man. He enjoys being active and playing sports. He is very personable and friendly, but he is also guarded and takes time to warm up to new people. He would like a forever home but is not sure how he feels about adoption.
Any family interested in Brandon should be willing to transition slowly.