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.
Dulce is a beautiful Hispanic girl with long, beautiful, brown hair. She is friendly and gets along well with others. She likes to color and play outdoors. She loves spending time with her sisters. Around some of her peers, Dulce is teased but she is starting to speak up for herself more and will inform an adult. She is generally well behaved but like all kids her age, she occasionally has a day or two where she does not want to listen or talks back. For the most part, she is pleasant and follows directions well. She keeps her bedroom and bathroom area organized. She previously participated in cheerleading and really enjoyed this. Dulce is bilingual. She speaks and understands both Spanish and English, although she has not practiced her Spanish as much since coming into care.
David is a Caucasian male with brown hair and brown eyes. David is described as a smart young man with a competitive drive. He was previously involved in the Boy Scouts of America. He is interested in football and basketball. He is a huge fan of the NBA’s Chicago Bulls.
Alivia is 9 years old and is in 3rd grade. Alivia loves swimming, playing with her dolls (favorite doll is the American Doll), listening to music, crafting and bike riding. The child stated that she plays basketball and soccer at school. Alivia loves dogs, cats and birds. Alivia stated that she loves school and doesn’t have a favorite subject, but she loves reading different books. Alivia seems to be attached to her older sibling who also resides in the home with her. Alivia and her sibling get along well when they aren’t arguing with each other but they both have a strong attachment. Alivia wishes is to be adopted with her older sibling and want to be adopted into a loving family.
Leila is 10 years old in the 4th grade. Leila enjoys reading, playing with her dolls (favorite doll is the American Doll), Leila loves bike riding, swimming listening to music and crafting. Leila enjoy doing activates outside the home but right now she understands that she cannot be out a lot due to COVID. Leila loves animals especially birds, cats and dogs. Leila seems to be attached to her younger sibling who also resides in the home with her. Leila and her sibling get along well when they aren’t arguing with each other but they both have a strong attachment. Leila wishes is to be adopted with her younger sibling and want to be adopted into a loving family.
Ava is an awesome young lady who loves to help people. She is smart and communicates well. She enjoys drawing, doing make-up and hair and listening to music. Ava would like to meet a family with a mother figure. She would like to remain in Florida once adopted.
Courtney is really creative. She likes to draw and read. She also likes to write short stories. She into anything Sci-Fi. A family interested in Courtney should be patient as it may take her some time to warm up to them. Courtney continues contact with family members and this would be important to continue if she were adopted.
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.
Jason is a handsome young man. He can be very sweet and is very polite when he is having a good day. He is helpful and funny. He likes to play XBOX. Jason prefers for people to only know the positive qualities that he has. He would do well in a home with a positive role model, whether that is in an older brother or father figure.
Because he is so caring and thoughtful, it’s no surprise that Jaden is a well-liked kid. He makes friends easily and is eager to learn and do well. He is described as “happy go lucky most of the time” and positive. Jaden enjoys recreation and participating in sports. He likes football, basketball, soccer and track. Jaden is a fan of the Florida Gators and the Miami Dolphins. He also likes to read and play the flute. His favorite school subjects are math and science. His favorite color is blue and his favorite food is shepherd’s pie.
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.
Jarvis is a handsome young man. He has shown interest in football but recently is expressing interest in joining the wrestling team.
He is very polite and helps others when they are in need. He would do well with a family who is laid back but firm with more of a teaching approach to parenting. He maintains contact with family members.
Asia is a beautiful young lady. She enjoys playing on the basketball team and is working on improving her skills.
She has difficulty relating with children her same age and relates more to children younger than her. She enjoys watching the Disney channel and playing outside. She does well with incentive-based rewards
Asia is in need of a family who is willing to care for her into adulthood. Asia may not fully understand the idea of adoption however she is aware that she is available for adoption.
Amarilis is a good cook and a good helper. She is very smart, affectionate, passionate, and active. Amarilis would benefit from a home which is able to provide her with nurturance, guidance, and structure.
She needs a home with a strong female role model and preferably that is bilingual. She would do well with older siblings that could be positive role models for her.
Pedro is handsome young man. He is adventurous and enjoys playing outside. You can find him climbing trees or running around with Nerf guns. Other times, you will find him reading sci-fi books or watching scary movies.
Pedro desperately wants to find his forever family. He is open to any family dynamic, race and location. He has always dreamed of having an older brother. He would like any interested families to know that he cannot wait to meet them.
Paul is a loving child. He likes to give hugs and is working on appropriate physical boundaries. Paul enjoys playing with different toys and will frequently make up scenarios as he is playing. He likes to use his imagination and initiates play with others. Paul does best in structured settings. He would do well with a family who is able to participate in a slow transition.
Nathan is a handsome young man. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. He describes himself as thoughtful, kind and brave.
He loves to play video games, football and basketball. He took guitar lessons over the summer and recently went golfing for the first time. He is now taking piano lessons and is part of the Praise Band.
He is an avid reader and also enjoys journaling. He prefers seafood, fishing, being outside and traveling the world. He does not like getting into trouble or being picked on. It’s important for Nathan to have positive role models. Nathan is open to almost any family dynamic.
Liliana prefers to go by Lily. She is sweet, loving teenager. She enjoys drawing, reading and swimming. She enjoys being outside and can be described as a “country girl”. She likes horses and pets. She also likes to ride her bike and scooter. She is very strong-willed and wants a family. She would do well in a family where she is the only child as she likes one on one attention. She has a challenging history of caregivers who have given up on her. She would like a family who will pass “the test”.
Legend is a tall and beautiful young lady. She is independent and is working hard on her academics. She gets along well with her peers and adults.
Legend would like to become a labor and delivery nurse in the future. She enjoys spending time with loved ones, being on her phone, hanging out with friends and playing football. Legend would do best in a home with a positive female role model.
Landon is an adorable young man. He enjoys video games, particularly robot and shooting games. He has recently started a collection of Pokémon cards and is proud of his collection.
He enjoys listening to music and his favorite rapper is Eminem. He has stated that Eminem helped him through some tough times in his life. He would like to be a forensic scientist when he gets older. He has stated that he wants to make a lot of money and buy a lot of cars. He enjoys earning an allowance.
Landon would benefit from caregivers who are trained and willing to manage challenging behaviors, while providing a nurturing, stable and structured environment.
Koren is a beautiful and strong willed teenager. She participates in church youth group and activities. She has a variety of friends her age and gets along well with her peers.
Koren enjoys going shopping and spending time with her friends. She is not very open to the idea of adoption. It is recommended that any interested families, begin as in a mentor type role to facilitate the relationship.
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.
Exavior is a stunning and remarkably smart teenage boy. He has a silly sense of humor and a rather extensive vocabulary.
Exavior loves playing with Legos and can build airplanes, helicopters, and other machines. He also enjoys writing his own comic books. His last book was about an alien and he did “hours of research”.
Exavior will need a two parent household with a very strong and consistent male figure. Exavior will need to be an only child and it is preferred that only experienced parents express interest in Exavior. Will you be willing to give Exavior his forever home?
Ethan is a quiet, adorable young man. He enjoys watching movies-especially Ice Age and Mike the Knight. He also enjoys playing in bounce houses and watching cartoons. He can become fixated on watching television if you let him.
Ethan relies on others for his basic needs. He is non-verbal and expresses himself mostly by loud noises and humming. He has a great laugh which rumbles from the bottom of his soul and will put a smile on your face. He usually keeps to himself, makes noises and does not interact with other kids.
His caregivers are helping him work on interacting more with other kids and it appears to be improving. They have also been working on him participating in social activities. However, Ethan does not like to be around large crowds. He can become upset and frustrated. Ethan enjoys positive reinforcement (candy, electronics, verbal praise). He would do well in a home that is able to provide him with the constant care he needs and can also help him reach his full potential.
Ethan is a biracial male. He enjoys riding his bike, going to the mall and watching TV. He is a great advocate for himself and speaks up for himself often. Ethan is currently working through the trauma he has gone through and is progressing. He is in need of a family that can be there for him, provide him structure and love and where he will be the only child. Are you the family for Ethan?
Ethan is a calm and content young boy. He enjoys playing with toys that light up and make noises. He also enjoys laying in his floor saucer and watching TV. He is a lovable child and gets along well with other children. Ethan will require a family who is familiar with the medical field or is open to learning about his care and condition.
Elijah describes himself as a leader and very popular. His friends call him Eli. He does not have a hard time making friends and loves to make people laugh.
He enjoys playing basketball, football, weightlifting and listening to music. He reports that his favorite type of music is rap. He loves to write his own music and would like to become a rapper one day. He also enjoys playing video games and games on the computer.
Elijah can be shy and sensitive but when he gets to know you, he makes a strong connection. It is important to him to dress and look nice when he is out in the community.
Edward likes to play on his phone, listen to music, watch movies, go to the park to play basketball and hang out with his friends. Edward has mentioned playing football and running track but changes his mind sometimes. He communicates well with peers and adults.
Cyrus is a very kind and courteous child. He enjoys helping others to the best of his abilities and he is very invested in making sure that others around him are happy. Cyrus is very curious about the world around him and he loves to learn. He is very interested in learning about planes & other air crafts, birds, insects, and airplane control towers.
Colon is a handsome teenager. He enjoys playing sports, mainly basketball. He is interested in working in the medical field in the future. Colon does well in one on one situations. He has expressed that he is not interested in being adopted. He would benefit from a family who is willing to get to know him in a mentor type setting.
Christopher is a handsome, Caucasian male with brown hair and eyes. He likes fishing, video games, riding his bike and having fun. He LOVES Pokémon. He has a great sense of humor.
Christopher is very open and enjoys talking, laughing and telling stories to his friends. Christopher would do well in a home where he is the youngest child. Christopher would do best in a home that provides a lot of supervision.
Christopher also has a lot of energy and would do well in a family that is very active and allows him to participate in activities outside of the home!
Cameron is a young boy looking for his forever family. He enjoys playing video games, eating steak and potatoes and collecting football and basketball trading cards. He is very talkative and proud.
He does well in settings where there are fewer children. He does well with a daily routine where he knows what to expect next. Cameron is only open to meeting local families as he has significant connections to maintain.
Bruce is smart and active. He has a wonderful sense of humor and is able to maintain conversations with his peers. He is very loving and usually interacts well with adults.
He enjoys going outside to play with his friends, Legos, riding his scooter and reading comics (Batman). He prays before every meal and before he goes to bed. He likes writing, crafts and science.
Bruce is working on his response to unfavorable situations and his coping skills. An ideal family for Bruce would have a positive male role model. Ideally, Bruce would also do well in a home where he is the only child or where there are older siblings.