Bio's of our available Children.
Christian is a sweet, kindhearted, personable, and fashionable 15 year old. He is quiet initially, but opens up and shares his heart once he becomes comfortable. Christian enjoys playing football, hanging out with his friends, playing videogames in his free time – much like the typical teenage boy. He often spends time nurturing his musical talents, especially rap. If you ask Christian what he would do if he could change the world, he wouldn’t change a thing. He believes that people should have free will and choice. His ideal forever family would provide him with unconditional love and support. He prefers to live with a family that has another teen in the home so he can forge a deeper relationship and find comfort with someone his own age. For more information about Christian, please contact OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.org.
Meet Nicole! Nicole is a 16 year old high school freshman who is a bright young lady with a big imagination. She's your typical teenage girl and enjoys activities such as doing her hair and painting her nails. Nicole enjoys writing in her journal, listening to music and plans to start her own record label. She enjoys singing and dancing. Her favorite color is turquoise, and most of all she enjoys eating a good taco. Nicole is looking for a family to help her transition into adulthood and still be her forever family even after she is 18. To learn more about Nicole, please email Seminole.Adoptions@embracefamilies.org
Jeremiah is an adorable little 2-year-old boy who loves to play with toys and watch Mickey Mouse and Barney on TV. He also enjoys going for walks and playing outside. Jeremiah has been diagnosed with severe autism and receives therapy weekly. He is fed via G-tube and cannot eat regular food. Jeremiah loves one-on-one attention, and with close supervision interacts well with other children his age for short periods of time. Interested in learning more about Jeremiah? Contact SeminoleAdoptions@embracefamilies.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. Interested in learning more about Jacob? Contact OsceolaAdoptions@embracefamilies.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 OsceolaAdoptions@embracefamilies.org
Arantxa is a smart and resilient 17 year old young lady who enjoys culinary arts and listening to music. Arantxa is in the 12th grade, and with the help of a tutor, she is doing well in school and her grades are improving. After high school, she wants to go to college to study Forensic Psychology. Arantxa desires to live on campus to have the full college experience. Arantxa enjoys her independence and is very respectful. She would thrive in a home where she is an only child, and with someone who has the ability to set and maintain clear boundaries, and who will support her need for ongoing therapeutic services. Arantxa thrives on affection, attention and guidance. For more information about Arantxa, please contact OrangeAdoptions@embracefamilies.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@embracefamilies.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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com
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.
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@embracefamilies.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@embracefamilies.org
Jo’Nyla is an eleven year old girl, who has a beautiful smile that matches her warm heart. This sweet girl has a friendly, outgoing personality. Her most favorite things to do are listening to music, watching TV, and playing video games. She also loves being outdoors and exploring nature. In addition, she enjoys a balance of being active, getting involved in new activities, relaxing and spending quality time with friends. If you are interested in learning more about Jo'Nyla please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. She is part of a sibling group with Essence, Elise, Dayvion and Hannah. Interested in learning more? Please contact email@example.com for more information.
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, Hannah, Essence, and Dayvion. Like her siblings, she would like her forever family to be active and willing to explore. Interested in learning more about Elise? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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, Elise, Essence, and Dayvion. Interested in learning more? Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Fourteen 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
Ja’varion is a sweet, energetic cheerful, active, smart, playful, talkative, fun, friendly, adorable 5 year old boy. He has a good sense of humor and enjoys being active. Ja’varion is academically ahead for a child his age, and is overall exceeding his developmental milestones. Ja’varion enjoys being read to and likes to read stories to others. His favorite superhero is Spiderman. He likes watching Paw Patrol Sesame Street and his favorite character is cookie monster. Ja’varion likes to play with all types of toys such as cars, dinosaurs, stuff animals and blocks – but his favorite toys are super heroes and dinosaurs. Ja’varion does very well with animals, especially with dogs. His current caregiver has a dog that he plays with on a regular basis. He makes friends very easily and gets along with all the children he meets. He participates in reading time at his local library, playdates and enjoys going to the park or playing outside. Ja’varion likes going on outing such as to Seaworld, the zoo and the pool. Ja’varion favorite things are super heroes and dinosaurs. He loves to eat, especially chocolate treats. He is very fashionable and likes shoes such as Jordans. His foster mother reports that Ja’varion (a.k.a. Jay) thrives with deep and meaningful connections with adults in his life and can spot a phony in a second. The best way to describe Ja’varion is “full of Life”. For more information about Ja'Varion, please email SeminoleAdoptions@embracefamilies.org
Ja’siah is a sweet, cheerful, active, smart, guarded, playful 7 year old boy. He enjoys playing with different toys such as cars, as well as playing with other children. Ja’siah likes participating in outdoor activities such as going to the park, theme parks, bike riding, swimming and playing outdoor sports. He enjoys learning and sharing with people what he has learned. He is very energetic and passionate. He is described as being very affectionate and loving and enjoys having some quality time with others. For more information about Ja'Siah, please email SeminoleAdoptions@embracefamilies.org.
Keondre is a happy, sweet, fun, friendly, quiet, and laidback 12 year old boy. He has a smile that can light up your day and is pleasant to be around. Keondre enjoys reading books and does so for fun. He likes to do outside activities such as going to the park, doing outdoor sports like bike riding or swimming, and going to theme parks. He does well interacting with other children but is also fine entertaining himself by watching movies or playing on his tablet. For more information about Keondre, please email 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