Bio's of our available Children.
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
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, 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 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 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 email@example.com for more information.
15 year old Jaiden is caring, kind and longs to be part of a forever family. He has been focused on improving his academics and learning new independent living skills such as basic cooking, laundry, and financial planning. Jaiden excels in baseball and is said to be good enough to make the big leagues one day. He has played on local and traveling teams for several years now. Like all teenagers, he enjoys playing video games and listening to music. He likes celebrating the traditional holidays and events with food! Jaiden has a young sister named Jada, so it is critical that Jaiden’s family ensures the two siblings visit with each other often. For more information about Jaiden, please contact SeminoleAdoptions@embracefamilies.org
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 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 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
Destiny is an outgoing 16 year old. She loves dance and is currently on a dance team. She is looking for a family that will be active and likes going out to eat, to movies and theme parks. Destiny would like to be a big sister. Destiny also loves animals and would like to have a dog. She’s eager to be placed in her forever home. Destiny would do best with a family who will provide her with the attention, support, structure and nurturing she deserves. Prospective parents need a good understanding of trauma informed care. For more information about Destiny, please submit your completed home study to OsceolaAdoptions@embracefamilies.org.
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
Angelina is an adorable 12 year old young lady and full of energy. She enjoys playing with dolls, listening to music, dancing, and watching YouTube videos. Angelina is in the sixth grade and with the help of a tutor, she is doing well in school. She would thrive in a home with two parents that will establish and maintain firm boundaries. Angelina displays challenging behaviors and would thrive in a home that may provide a healthy balance between discipline and love, structure and routine. She would do well in a family with a child in the home that is slightly older than she is. Angelina and Elizabeth are sisters, and we are only considering families willing to adopt the two together. Angelina and Elizabeth have 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 Angelina, please submit your completed home study to OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org
Elizabeth is a strong-willed 10 year old young lady in the second grade. She enjoys bowling, shopping, swimming and playing with her dolls. Elizabeth loves music, singing and dancing and recently, went ice-skating. Her favorite food is ice cream. Elizabeth earns A’s and B’s in school, she is on an IEP and with the help of a tutor, she is making progress. Elizabeth displays challenging behaviors and would thrive in a home that will provide a healthy balance between discipline and love, structure and routine, where she is the younger child. Angelina and Elizabeth are sisters, and we are only considering families willing to adopt the two together. Angelina and Elizabeth have 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 Elizabeth, please submit your completed home study to OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org.
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 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 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.
Quardale is a sweet and friendly 3 year old boy with a slight developmental delay. He loves Paw Patrol and enjoys playing with his toys and trains. He loves all kinds of foods and likes it to be cut up in little bite sized pieces. Quardale enjoys interaction with his foster siblings and would do well in a family with other children. Quardale was born with a life threatening disease but was cleared at the age of 18 months. Quardale is able to form healthy attachments to caregivers and other family members. He may appear a little shy and observant at first but once he gets acquainted with someone, he opens up and interacts well, giving hugs and smiles. He is able to formulize what he wants, but his speech development is delayed and he currently receives Speech therapy, OT and PT twice per week. Quardale would thrive best in family who are able to offer him unconditional love and patience and who will be able to meet all his individual medical needs. For more information Quardale, please submit your completed home study to OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org
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 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 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.
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