Bio's of our available Children.
Makayla is a happy, fun and vibrant 16 year old girl. She loves to talk, hang out, and enjoy movies with her peers. She loves playing basketball and aspires to be an athletic trainer when she grows up. Makayla is known for her comedic personality and is always willing to help others in need. Making long lasting connections is very important to her. Her positive energy is infectious and is loved by those who meet her. Makayla needs a family who are willing to be open and honest with her, but also a family whom she is comfortable to speak her mind to and receive support and guidance. She would love to have younger siblings as she loves children and an extended family with teens her age to get to know and hang out with. Interested in learning more about Makayla? Contact OrangeAdoptions@cbccfl.org
Joseph is a very sweet, loving and free-spirited twelve year old who loves to share with others. He is full of energy, and enjoys playing outdoors and video games in his free time. Some of his favorite foods are curry chicken, Chinese food, and Puerto Rican food. Joseph is working through behavioral challenges caused by his trauma, and will do best with a family that will provide him with structure and stability to keep him on track. He wishes for a forever family who will show love, patience, and guidance as he navigates his teenage years. Interested in learning more about Joseph? Contact OrangeAdoptions@cbccfl.org
Enriques is an adorable nine year old with a heart as big as the great outdoors. Enriques likes to make sure that everyone around him is happy. He loves playing outdoors on the playground and riding his bike. He enjoys all types of video games. Spiderman is his favorite character and he loves cars. He can identify a car or motorcycle just by looking at them. And watch out ladies…he has some smooth dance moves! He is very affectionate and craves the same from his caregiver. Enriques is bonded with his older siblings and will need a placement open to allowing ongoing contact. Interested in learning more about Enriques? Contact SeminoleAdoptions@cbccfl.org.
Laury, is a kind and caring 17 year old who would like a forever family that will love and nurture her through adulthood. Laury is multilingual and does well in school. She is very social and makes friends wherever she goes. Laury would like to become a cosmetologist or a plastic surgeon once she completes high school. She loves fashion as well as doing her hair and nails. Laury likes all animals but describes herself as more of a dog person. Laury would prefer a family with children her own age although she indicates she likes younger children too. Interested in learning more about Laury? Contact SeminoleAdoptions@cbccfl.org.
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. *Check out Jacob's Forever Family Video Segment on our Press page. *Interested in learning more about Jacob? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Raymone is an energetic 16 year-old boy. He enjoys playing in the water and playing with toys. Raymone is diagnosed with autism, and would do best in a home that is able to give him consistent love and work with him one-on-one. Raymone is able to follow simple directions; he is also able to mimic select words, and loves playing interactive games with other children! Interested in learning more about Raymone? Contact email@example.com
Eric is an athletic, independent, and intelligent fourteen year old boy that is full of life. He embodies positivity and likes surrounding himself with people who are the same. In his free time, he likes to play basketball and go swimming. He also really enjoys art, and considers himself an expert at drawing. His favorite food is pizza, but he’ll never turn down a chick-fil-a milkshake with extra whipped cream, and a cherry on top. All Eric wants is a supportive, and kind-hearted family. He has experienced a lot of disappointment and broken promises over the years; he needs a family that is ready to commit to the adoption process and love and raise him as their very own. Interested in learning more about Eric? Contact SeminoleAdoptions@cbccfl.org.
Preston is a caring and loving young boy with such a big heart. He is ten years old. 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. If you would like to add this amazing spirit to your family. *Check out Preston's Forever family segment video on our Press page. *Interested in learning more about Preston? Contact SeminoleAdoptions@cbccfl.org!
Antonio is an active and intelligent thirteen years old. He loves listening to music, and like most boys his age, he enjoys watching TV, playing video games, and being outdoors. He also likes to play basketball and in addition, he enjoys playing cards with friends. He is energetic and enjoys being active. Antonio is articulate and likes to talk to people once he gets to know them. Antonio has a pleasant smile, and he is friendly. He is very affectionate and connects well to a mother figure. Antonio has been through some emotional struggles, but he wants a forever family that can provide the love, structure and the support needed for him to be successful in life! Interested in learning more about Antonio? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Like other teenagers his age, Alyxis likes to play games with his friends and go out to restaurants. He is 17 years old and his favorite subject in school is geometry. One of his favorite things to do is to go to theme parks and fairs where he can go on as many rides as he likes. He also likes a good funnel cake. When he is by himself, he is usually watching television, listening to music and playing games on his Play Station. Alyxis loves traditional holidays where he can eat turkey, open presents and have fun. He also likes staying up all night on New Year's Eve so he can participate in the countdown to the new year. His favorite restaurant is Golden Corral. When he is older he has plans on becoming a game designer. Interested in learning more about Alyxis? Contact email@example.com
Zachary is a typical 17 year old that loves listening to music and playing sports. His favorite sport to play is basketball and he enjoys going to theme parks. . Zachary loves to talk to people and is very articulate. His favorite food is ice cream, though he enjoys trying all kinds of food. He loves the color black and likes animals, though he prefers dogs and cats as pets. His ideal family likes to exercise and travel. He would like a family that encourages him to do the right thing and provide support for him at all times. Interested in learning more about Zachary? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet Dariel! Dariel is a very handsome 14 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
Lamont is a smart and resilient 13 year old young man who enjoys playing basketball and football. He is quite the student athlete. He has played on his school basketball team. He is a good student earning the honor roll. His favorite subjects are Science and History. He excels in Science. He was the chosen student in his school to attend a marine biology camp last year. This young man is your typical 13 year old. When he is not outside playing basketball or football you can find him playing video games or watching sports on television. He also has a love for scary movies. He loves pop and hip hop music. He isn’t shy about reciting verses to popular songs as they play on the radio. Lamont enjoys taking educational outings and learning new things. When asked, Who are you? What kind of family do you want? Lamont smiles and boldly describes himself as smart, strong, respectful and someone that tries his hardest to be the best at what he does. His ideal family would be two parents, siblings are okay but he would like to be the oldest. Lamonts favorite food is a McChicken sandwich. He also can’t turn down a milkshake. His favorite is Strawberry. He also loves Chic Fil-A and a Chinese buffet. He is quite the eater. Interested in learning more about Lamont? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Jaheim is an athletic youth who is clever at times and also shows self confidence. He likes most sports. Jaheim can be strong willed and sometimes requires redirection. He is independent and likes to play video games often. He is personable and will best match with a family that is open to providing consistency and unconditional love . Interested in learning more about Jaheim? Contact email@example.com
Britney is a determined and creative 16 year old girl who loves to build puzzles. Her favorite foods include tacos and ice cream and she enjoys going to the mall or hanging out with her friends. Britney’s favorite animals are elephants and pit bulls, and her favorite colors are red and green. She is a very talented artist and loves to draw. If she could have any super power it would either be reading people’s minds or being able to fly. Her ideal forever family is fun and have a sense of style. She is looking forward to a family she can share her Puerto Rican culture with. Interested in learning more about Britney? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Jay Jay is a 17 year old whose hobbies include playing outside and going to the playground. Jay Jay enjoys collecting and playing with Hot Wheels toy cars. Although Jay Jay is of low intellectual functioning, he is independent and likes to take care of house chores by himself. Jay Jay's caregiver refers to Jay Jay as a "big helper." He is very helpful and loves to assist others in organizing items. Jay Jay likes to play the memory game at school and usually wins. Interested in learning more about Jay Jay? Contact email@example.com
Aiden is a incredible 17 year old young man who is very smart and well spoken. He knows what he likes and doesn't like and holds food to certain standards, which is actually a wonderful component in a young person. He gets along well with other children his age or younger and interacts with adults very well. He is considered an introvert and prefers to be by himself and is completely fine entertaining himself. He does well following rules and likes routine structure and consistency. He knows a lot of independent living skills such as cooking, maintaining his room, cleaning and washing clothes. He likes things to be organized and likes a clean environment. He enjoys going on outings but enjoys his electronics even more. Aidan states that he likes making short movies and wants to be the new found internet star. He likes watching videos and movie clips which give him inspiration for his own creative films ideas. Aidan would like to find a family who would allow him to be himself and encourages his creativity. Interested in learning more about Aiden? Contact Seminoleadoptions@cbccfl.org
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@cbccfl.org
Yamilet, or Yami as she prefers to be called, is a lovable 10 year old who is described as a girly girl. She loves to be dressed up and look nice. One of her favorite activities is playing with her toys and her friends. She is very affectionate and loves to give hugs. She is blind; however, she can see objects and really likes any type of shiny toys. If she could have any super power it would be super human strength. Her ideal family would be good to her and understanding of her needs while treating her like the princess that she is. *Check out Yamilet's Channel 9 Forever Family Video on our Press page. *Interested in learning more about Yami? Contact us at SeminoleAdoptions@cbccfl.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
Jayden is a very energetic, intelligent 10 year old who has an extensive love of Pokémon, Minecraft, Legos and all electronics. He is very imaginative – and if he could have any super power in the world would choose strength, super speed, and invisibility. His favorite animals are lions, tigers, cheetahs and rhinos, and he’ll never turn down a pizza or burger. Surprisingly, he also has a special love of salads. If Jayden could change anything in the world he would make it so no one could hurt or rob anyone. Jayden would thrive in a family where he has siblings. He is also religious, and would do best in a family that shares similar views regarding God and Christianity. For more information about Jayden, please contact OsceolaAdoptions@cbccfl.org
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@cbccfl.org for more information.
Meet Damian! Damian is a 13 year old diligent young man who strives for good grades. He enjoys reading, especially when it comes to comic books. Damian likes to play basketball, and active games like “Bop It”. He especially likes to figure out how things work, and is eager to learn and understand as much as he can. While Damian is a jokester, he has his serious moments and can get frustrated when he doesn’t fully understand something. Damian craves attention and love, with an important emphasis on needing quality time with those who care for him. **Please note that Damian, Dennis, Elizabeth, and Michael are a sibling group of 5. Their sister, Angelina, will be added to the Heart Gallery shortly. While we are hoping to find a family who will welcome all five into their home, we are open to all inquiries. Should the siblings be adopted separately, it is imperative that forever families will ensure they maintain in contact with each other. For more information, please email OrangeAdoptions@cbccfl.org
Dennis is an exuberant, passionate, and competitive young 12 year old who enjoys spending time with his siblings and collecting Yu-Gi-Oh and Dragon Ball Z cards. He comes off as shy and withdrawn when you first meet, but opens up quickly once he feels comfortable. Dennis is smart and affectionate, with a strong sense of loyalty. He is also a very athletic, and loves to play soccer and basketball. Dennis strongly craves a two parent household who are affectionate and active. **Please note that Damian, Dennis, Elizabeth, and Michael are a sibling group of 5. Their sister, Angelina, will be added to the Heart Gallery shortly. While we are hoping to find a family who will welcome all five into their home, we are open to all inquiries. Should the siblings be adopted separately, it is imperative that forever families will ensure they maintain in contact with each other. For more information, please email OrangeAdoptions@cbccfl.org
Elizabeth is a beautiful 8 year old girl who enjoys bowling, shopping, swimming, and playing with her dolls. She also loves music, singing, dancing, and most recently – ice skating. If Elizabeth had a choice, she would eat ice cream every day if she could. This intelligent young girl is very proud of the A’s and B’s she consistently earns in school, and enjoys helping out with household chores. Elizabeth would thrive in a family where she is the youngest child. She is in need of parents who will provide a healthy balance between discipline, love, structure, and routine. **Please note that Damian, Dennis, Elizabeth, and Michael are a sibling group of 5. Their sister, Angelina, will be added to the Heart Gallery shortly. While we are hoping to find a family who will welcome all five into their home, we are open to all inquiries. Should the siblings be adopted separately, it is imperative that forever families will ensure they maintain in contact with each other. For more information, please email OrangeAdoptions@cbccfl.org
Michael is an intelligent, helpful, and creative 14 year old. Michael shares that he is a people person and has the ability to easily make friends. He loves to draw and for staying active he has recently started skateboarding again. He also likes to tinker with objects, taking them 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 would also like for them to be fans of anime, but it is not a pre-requisite. Overall, Michael is a sweet and caring young man who needs a devoted and family. **Please note that Damian, Dennis, Elizabeth, and Michael are a sibling group of 5. Their sister, Angelina, will be added to the Heart Gallery shortly. While we are hoping to find a family who will welcome all five into their home, we are open to all inquiries. Should the siblings be adopted separately, it is imperative that forever families will ensure they maintain in contact with each other. Michael is open to a household where he is not the only child. He likes other both younger and older children, but same age children would be ideal. For more information, please email OrangeAdoptions@cbccfl.org
Jameer is a very active teenager. He is a social butterfly and a delight to be around. He likes basketball, swimming, and is an excellent student. Jameer is articulate and able to clearly express his feeling and desires. His teachers have very positive things to say about him and the way he carries himself in school. It would be a benefit for Jameer to have older brothers. Interested in learning more about Jameer? Email OrangeAdoptions@cbccfl.org