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Bio's of our available Children.

Jacob - Child ID# 102024435

Meet Jacob! This special 13 year old young boy is playful, energetic, confident, and very direct with how he feels. He loves the way he is and if given the chance, he wouldn’t change a thing about himself. His favorite color is green and on his free time, he likes to go skateboarding and loves to read. Jacob enjoys eating Chinese food and is also a dog lover. All Jacobs wants is a mom and dad who will provide him with love, care, and support. For more information about Jacob, please submit your completed home study to OsceolaAdoptions@embracefamilies.org

Dariel - Child ID#: 103648602

Meet Dariel! Dariel is a very handsome 16 year old boy who takes much pride in his appearance and clothes. He always likes to look and dress nice. His favorite activities are basketball and football. When he grows up he would like to be a professional football player. He would like to go to Florida State University or University of Alabama. Dariel loves going to school and Church. He struggles with reading and writing, but is receiving tutoring. His favorite subjects are Math, Science and Social Studies. He is willing to work to learn new things and benefits from repetition and over-learning to embed new information. Dariel likes to figure out how things work and that he is eager to learn and understand as much as he can. He feels that he is clear with others about what he wants and "doesn't beat around the bush." This sweet boy with a warm personality needs a devoted family who is able to provide him love, a lot of structure and that will help him with his educational needs. Help Dariel be a part of your loving family. Interested in learning more about Dariel ? Contact orangeadoptions@embracefamilies.org

Yaromi

YAROMIE Yaromie has a deep affection for the military especially the Marines. Yaromie is happiest when she gets to hang out with her friends, as well as watch movies. Yaromie loves going to the mall, mostly to look at shoes. Her favorite colors are red and black, at school, her favorite subjects are reading, math and history. If you’re serving pizza or tacos, Yaromie is there, but she will pass on sandwiches. Yaromie is looking for parents who like to spend time together as a family – playing Monopoly on rainy days or going to the park or beach when it’s sunny out. Siblings would be a bonus! Photo courtesy of Misty Miotto

Jaquari Child ID#10813729

Jaquari is an outgoing 15 year old boy with an infectious smile who enjoys playing basketball and football. He is smart and funny and would like to be on his school football team in the fall. He wants to be a lineman. He says that being a lineman means hard work and that you are putting others first. He enjoys school and shares that his favorite class is his computers class. When not playing basketball or football, he likes to spend time playing video games or surfing the internet. Interested in learning more about Jaquari? Contact orangeadoptions@embracefamilies.org

Christian Child ID#11422629

Christian is a very easygoing 14 year old boy. He’s a little timid when you first meet him, but once he is more comfortable his bright and engaging personality shine s through. . Christian is an open-minded individual who likes to explore different types of food. He enjoys being outdoors and playing sports, especially basketball. Christian hopes for a forever family who will accept him for who he is and ensure he maintains a connection with his twin sister. Interested in learning more about Christian? Contact OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org

Shyann-

Shyann, 14 Mermaid-in-Training Shyann is an outgoing, fun-loving kid who’s always ready for adventure! She loves Go-Karts, skateboards, and running loose at amusement parks, but her greatest love is the water. She’s happiest when she’s swimming, and could be named an honorary mermaid. When she’s ready to chill, she enjoys reading a good book like the Percy Jackson or Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, and in school she’s fascinated by her science lessons. Shyann’s a sweet, determined kid who has come such a long way, and she craves the support and encouragement of a forever family. She’ll excel in a patient, active two-parent home where she can be the sole focus and learn to truly believe in her strengths and abilities. Shyann is Placed in Central Florida but her Agency is in Tampa. For more info on Shyann contact the Heart Gallery of Tampa at 813-314-2021

Luis - Child ID#: 105543277

Luis is a fifteen year old who is wise beyond his years. Known for his polite demeanor and intelligence, Luis can hold deep discussions with both adults and peers. He may first come across as shy and reserved, but once he becomes more comfortable his great sense of humor shines through. Like other young people his age, Luis loves listening to music and playing computer games in his spare time. Luis has had a failed adoption in the past, and is eager to be placed in a home that truly is forever. Please email OsceolaAdoptions@embracefamilies.org for more information.

Amoni - Child ID# 10256335

Amoni is a kind and caring young lady. She is self- aware, thoughtful and loves being a big sister. Amoni likes to dance and enjoys school. She has a good head on her shoulders, allowing her to avoid conflicts and make good decisions. She enjoys eating pizza and her favorite color is green. When she is ready to have fun Amoni, likes to dance and go out with friends and family. When asked how she would like to change the world, her reply was to help others. She wishes that her super power could be Invisibility. One of her hidden talents is that she is skilled at playing the flute and trumpet. Amoni is also naturally very stylish. Amoni would like her forever family be active and kind hearted. Interested in learning more? Please contact seminoleadoptions@embracefamilies.org for more information.

Troy - CHILD ID#: 106552545

Troy is an outgoing 16 year old who prefers to stay to himself. He sometimes appears shy at first, but soon warms up to people who continue to engage with him. He enjoys playing basketball and being outdoors. His academics are improving, so Troy has begun enjoying his time at school more. When not playing basketball he likes to spend time playing video games and watching animated cartoon movies in TV and Netflix. Troy’s favorite foods are Pizzas and Spanish food. He likes joking around and has established some good friendships in his current placement and gets along with his peers. When asked what kind of family he would want, Troy answers that he would be happy with any kind of family, a single mother or single father ,or both would work for him. He has also no preference if he would find a forever family in a two mothers or two fathers household. The only request he has, is to be the only child in the family, with his own room. Troy dreams of becoming a police officer in the future. With the assistance of his "Forever Family", Troy will have the opportunity to continue to progress in school, take a summer vacation and work hard to achieve his dream of becoming a successful adult. For more information about Troy, please email OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org

Preston - CHILD ID#: 100315739

Preston is a caring and loving young boy with such a big heart. He has a sweet soul and loves helping others. His favorite colors are orange and blue as he is a true Gator fan. Like most boys his age, Preston enjoys playing with his toys and loves eating pizza. He is non-verbal so he uses computer programs to communicate his wants and needs. Preston has the ability to attach to others and he needs a two-parent forever family that will dedicate their time, efforts and love to him. For more information about Preston, please submit your completed home study to SeminoleAdoptions@EmbraceFamilies.org

Jamie - CHILD ID#: 100545622

Jamie is a sweet, quiet 11 year old boy with a laid back personality. He is extremely bright and creative. He enjoys reading especially adventure fantasy stories such as Harry Potter, playing video games such as Minecraft, playing mind-teaser games, board games, wrestling and building blocks. He interacts well with others his own age or older. He enjoys going out on outings and enjoys the outdoors. He is reserved when you first meet him but opens up as he begins to feel comfortable and gets to know you. He is in need of a family that is able to meet his needs and provide him permanency. He will like to be part of a forever family where he can get the attention and love he deserves and continue to thrive. He would like to be the only child or have an older sibling. He will do best with a family that is active, can provide structure while still demonstrating love and acceptance and a family that is committed to his well-being. For more information about Jaime, please submit your completed home study to SeminoleAdoptions@embracefamilies.org

Jacob

Jacob is a very friendly, easy to talk to 15 year old boy. Jacob would like to become a truck driver or join the Army when he is older. His favorite hobbies are playing video games, watching TV, outdoor sports and social media. He loves to eat and chicken is his favorite. He is a very talented drawer, excels in math and is very compassionate and helpful with others. For more information about Jacob, please submit your completed home study to OsceolaAdoptions@embracefamilies.org

Sha'Maya - CHILD ID#: 12629576

Sha’maya is a fun-loving, 14 year old girl with high spirits. Sha’Maya enjoys watching television and Reading in her spare time. She is very social and enjoys activities such as going to the movies, spending time with friends and children her age. She is an intelligent and strong-willed young woman, as indicated by her personality and conversations you can have with her. Once she gets to know you, she is quick to talk about her story and plans for her future. Sha’Maya has some developmental delays and needs continued reinforcement of her good behaviors to keep growing to her maximum potential. For more information about Sha'Maya, please submit your completed home study to OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org.

William - CHILD ID#: 12171460

William is a sweet, intelligent 16 year old young man. William has a kind smile, and he connects well to mother figures. He can be shy and quiet and does not talk much until he feels comfortable enough to open up. He is energetic and enjoys being active. William has been through some emotional struggles that he continues to overcome. He enjoys playing with his friends, listening to music and playing video games in his cell phone and computer. He is very affectionate and desires a two parent household. For more information about William, please submit your completed home study to OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org.

Meciah - CHILD ID#: 102829723

Meciah is an outgoing, 17 year old young man who aspires to go to college and become a software engineer. He enjoys light hearted conversations and joking around with his peers. He connects well and forms great relationships with adults as well. Meciah loves hamburgers, french fries and watermelon. In his past time, he enjoys playing videogames and longboarding. He’s very skilled at computer technology and building things with his hands. Meciah is open to any family structure, his only desire is to be adopted alongside his brother. We are only considering families willing to adopt the two boys together. For more information about Meciah and Caiden, please submit your completed homestudy to OrangeAdoptions@ermbracefamilies.org.

Caiden - CHILD ID#: 102829722

Caiden is a very intelligent 17 year old young man who aspires to be an astrophysicist. He tends to be on the shy and quiet side. Caiden is a great student, excelling at science and math. He loves reading, especially Sci-Fi, action and thriller novels. His favorite author is JK Rowling. When Caiden isn’t reading, he enjoys roller skating and diving into a plate of shepherd’s pie or red velvet cake. His ideal family includes a mother and father. Caiden and Meciah are twins, and are we only considering families willing to adopt the two boys together. For more information about Caiden, please submit your completed home study to OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org.

Michael - CHILD ID#: 12490673

Michael is a 15 year old intelligent, helpful, and creative young man. He is a people person and has the ability to easily make friends. He loves to draw and has recently started skateboarding again. He also like to tinker with objects, by taking the objects apart and putting them back together. Michael’s favorite food is pizza, but has a soft spot for a good shredded chicken burrito. If Michael could change the world, he would stop global violence, end wars, and would bring peace to the world. Michael is looking for a family that is active, open-minded, fun, and, of course, loving. He hopes that they will share his love for anime. Michael likes other children both younger and older, but same age children would be ideal. Michael has additional siblings, and a family that would support contact with her siblings on some level would be in their best interest. For more information about Michael, please submit your completed home study to OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org.

Nahari Child ID #10727959

Nahari is a big hearted 15 year old teddy bear. He is a loving and warm young man. He interacts well with others. He hopes his forever family will like his pleasant personality enough to adopt him; a family that will let him experience recreational outdoor activities, as he enjoys going out on outings and loves fishing. He could fish all day everyday; it is what brings a smile to his face. He is in need of a family that is able to meet his needs and provide him permanency. A family who is active and needs strong advocates as parents to make sure he gets his needed services. He would thrive with a strong adult role model. For more information about Nahari, please submit your completed home study to SeminoleAdoptions@embracefamilies.org

Enoch

Enoch is a friendly, outgoing, and caring thirteen-year old boy. He is gregarious, considerate of others, and is a real team-player. He has formed lasting friendships with peers, teachers, and counselors he has encountered throughout his life. Enoch has a wide, bright smile and joins in activities very enthusiastically. He is very intelligent, and, despite his visual needs, he is keenly aware of his surroundings and the feelings of others. In 2019, Enoch participated in a summer music program at which he was exposed to a variety of musical instruments. Enoch quickly gravitated to the bass guitar where he amazed the instructors with his innate ability. Since that time, Enoch has participated in several musical productions and is currently taking private bass guitar lessons. In spite of his severe visual needs, Enoch participates in many activities enjoyed by sighted children. He enjoys basketball, swimming, music, and electronic games. Enoch also loves pets and enjoys walking the dogs in the yard at his foster home. Enoch is a sixth-grade student at a public middle school. Enoch is primarily a braille reader and uses audio as his secondary method of learning. One of Enoch's preferred classes is math, because working with numbers come easily to him. He uses his incredible memory to do quite a bit of mental math. Enoch likes a school setting and attending class with other students; however, he is unique in his current placement. Enoch wishes he could attend a school which specializes in the education of children with visual needs. Enoch has an older half-brother with whom he has a strong relationship. Enoch really comes to life in the company of friends and peers. Enoch never forgets a friend and his friends never forget him. Enoch recognizes old friends after they have spoken only a few words. The ideal family for Enoch will be one that loves him unconditionally, gives him a sense of belonging and permanency, provides proper guidance and counselling, ensures continuation of treatment, and affords him the opportunities and encouragement to further develop his talents, relationship skills and moral character. Since Enoch is not placed in Central Florida please contact his direct adoption recruiter Jacquisa Dunbar, directly to discuss how you can be apart of his life. ph. 954-952-7245 email jjarrelldunbar@ChildNet.us .

Christopher Child ID# 100335302

Christopher is a very mature and polite 16 year old teenager. Christopher enjoys doing make-up, shopping, and hanging out with friends. Christopher is a leader and always sticks up for his friends. He enjoys open conversations and speaking his mind. Christopher is also a very caring individual. He is inquisitive and supportive of those he is close too. Christopher respects authority and gets along very well with adults. Christopher is intelligent and knows he can achieve anything he puts his mind to. Christopher is a very strong individual who has overcame many obstacles that life has presented to him. He continues to overcome anything thrown his way. He does this by maintaining a positive attitude and close relationships with people he can count on. He is truly one of a kind. For more information about Christopher, please submit your completed home study to SeminoleAdoptions@embracefamilies.org.

Elise Child ID#10256331

Elise is smart, spunky, and loves to joke around! Her outgoing personality makes her the center of attention. She is easy going and enjoys most foods and also likes animals. Elise is passionate about art, gymnastics, and band. She feels that she could use art as a way to help the world. When asked what her super power would be, she replied flying! Elise is part of a sibling group with Amoni and Hannah. Like her siblings, she would like her forever family to be active and willing to explore. Interested in learning more? Please contact seminoleadoptions@embracefamilies.org for more information.

Hannah Child ID#102535609

Hannah is a sweet, funny and a kind girl who likes to make a statement with her style and bright colors! She enjoys most foods and loves everything related to emojis. Hannah truly loves sports like her siblings and excels at gymnastics. For fun, she enjoys singing and watching movies. Her wish for the world is to help others. If she could have a super power it would be X-ray vision. Hannah is open to a loving family where she could receive attention and be able to continue her love for sports. Hannah is part of a sibling group with Amoni and Elise. Interested in learning more? Please contact seminoleadoptions@embracefamilies.org for more information.