Elijah H

Elijah H

ELIJAH H. Age: 11 years oldBorn: January 2010LSF-103397069 Eli is in the 4th grade and his favorite subject in school is art class. Creative and giving, Eli loves to build with LEGO bricks and has a special skill where he creates origami and gifts them to his loved ones. Eli is the artistic, loving, sweet type, and though he may need some time to adjust, he really wants to be a part of a family that loves him. After school, he likes to throw the football around or play basketball, and when it’s time to come inside he likes to help clean around the house and watch cartoons. A favorite show to watch on TV is Animal Planet. Eli says that he would eat chicken nuggets and garlic bread every day if he could, but he also likes hamburgers and spaghetti. Eli enjoys playing outside, and he is a really fun and goofy kids with those that he feels comfortable around. A good outing for Eli would be seeing a movie or going bowling. The ideal family would be a mom and dad who can consistently support and love him. Eli benefits from therapeutic services so it is important that his forever family provides a lot of positive reinforcement and access to services as he grows. While Eli is used to being the only child, he would love to have siblings.   Photos Courtesy of Marina...
ADOPTED: Kian

ADOPTED: Kian

KIAN Age: 3 years oldBorn: March 2018LSF-106640019 Kian will be 3 years old in March and he is making great progress on his physical and emotional needs. Kian does not talk much, but he loves to play outdoors and he really enjoys the pool. While Kian can be somewhat quiet and frightened easily, he is also very loving and attached to his caregivers. Kian loves to snack on peaches, mandarin oranges, or hot dog bites, and he LOVES ice cream, but he not a fan of oatmeal. Kian likes to watch Curious George and Clifford. For a family, Kian would do best with a local parent or parents with a medical background who can make sure that he gets the attention and therapeutic services that are in place and may be needed indefinitely.   Photos courtesy of Carol Walker/Thomas Bruce...
Breonna

Breonna

BREONNA N. Age: 15 years oldBorn: November, 2006YFA-102849443 Breonna’s favorite subject in school is writing. She doesn’t really enjoy sports, but she does like to read, write, and listen to her favorite music which is rap. When Breonna grows up she would like to become a therapist. She would love to have a ferret as a pet, and if she had a superpower, Breonna would want to be able to control people’s minds.  Breonna is more of a quiet teen who feels that she would appreciate a single mom or female couple who is very understanding, patient, and mellow.   Photos Courtesy of Case...
Brooklyn

Brooklyn

BROOKLYN BrooklynAge: 14 years oldBorn: January 2008LSF-103444449 Brooklyn likes to play games, go to the movies, eat out, socialize with friends, you know, normal kid stuff. In fact, if a family has younger children in the home, that would be just fine with her as she has a lot of love to share. Pets would be cool too, but she can’t decide if a dog would be better than a rabbit! Brooklyn thrives best when she has ample attention and assistance from caring adults who can provide unconditional love and access to services that are helping her meet her needs. Brooklyn loves school, idolizes her big sister, and makes friends easily. Brooklyn is always helping her classmates and showing great concern for the welfare of others. Brooklyn hopes for a forever family to adopt her as soon as possible because the future is bright for her, but it will be a lot brighter when she is adopted by her forever family.   Photos Courtesy of Marina...
Keon

Keon

Keon Age: 16 years oldBorn: May, 2004LSF-10649529 Keon is an 11th grade teenager whose favorite subject in school is science because he can learn more hands on. Keon loves spicy foods and all kinds of breakfast. Keon plays football and his favorite team to cheer for is the Ravens. His dream is to play professional football for the Ravens, and to meet Lamar Jackson – so send the scouts please! Keon has a great big smile to go with his big personality and talents.  If Keon could have a super power it would be the ability to read people’s minds.  In his spare time, he likes to play Madden (video football game). Keon would love a mom or dad or any family that can provide stable support and love. He would really like to be adopted by someone like his friend’s mom – because he knows her and trusts her.  Kean wants to know he can count on a parent to be there for him when he needs support and he is open to having brothers and sisters. After high school Keon has football dreams, but otherwise has not discovered any other career path yet. Friends of Keon would tell you that he is a great influence on them, a cool person to be around, helpful to others.   Photos Courtesy of Kaptured by...
ADOPTED: SIBLINGS: Lilian, Jaelynn, & Anthony

ADOPTED: SIBLINGS: Lilian, Jaelynn, & Anthony

MATCHED: Siblings Lilian Jaelynn Anthony Age: 13 years old Age: 9 years old Age: 7 years old Born: Jan. 2007 Born: Jun. 2011 Born: Dec. 2013 LSF-103434670 LSF-102950301 LSF-104233142 Lilian is the oldest of her siblings. She is very creative and has many interests like reading, writing, making movies, and drawing. Lilian’s favorite subject in school is theatre and loves to listen to hype music. Lilian may not be sure what she wants to be when she grows up yet, but she’s excited to graduate. Her favorite food is mac n cheese and she also enjoys Outback Steakhouse. She wishes she had invisibility powers for the days she doesn’t like being seen. And if she had a pet, she would like to have a big friendly dog or a bird to be her companion. Lilian’s ideal family is one that will be able to take care of her and her siblings. She wants to see the world with them and take lots of photos to remember their adventures. Jaelynn’s favorite subject at school is science. She loves to play outside and on her tablet, and she enjoys watching soccer. If Jaelynn could have a pet she would love a dog. Her super power would be the ability to teleport anywhere she wants. Jaelynn likes to listen to Disney music and her favorite part of herself is that she is her own unique person. Jaelynn is spiritually inspired to be better every day, and if you talked to her best friend, they would tell you that Jaelynn is so nice and caring. Anthony is the youngest of the bunch and...
MATCHED: Jeremiah K

MATCHED: Jeremiah K

MATCHED: Jeremiah K. Age: 13 years oldBorn: April 2007LSF-12651822 Jeremiah is a very polite 8th grader who loves science. Jeremiah loves to try new activities, restaurants and foods with a little coaxing. He loves to read manga’s –  Japanese Anime. Jeremiah is happy listening to rap music, playing basketball or video games, and watching Naruto. Naruto also happens to be Jeremiah’s favorite superhero. If Jeremiah could have a superpower, it would be telekinesis, how cool would that be? Jeremiah says that he wants a family that is “not mean” and will have patience with him as he explores life as a teenager. His ideal family will help him grow emotionally as well as physically. A lot of attention is something Jeremiah really longs for and deserves. The ideal family would be very active and with a male role model available to help prepare him for the world. Photographs courtesy of Imagine Pro...
MATCHED: SIBLINGS: Breale & Bianca

MATCHED: SIBLINGS: Breale & Bianca

Breale Age: 13 years oldBorn: December 2006LSF- 101376753 Breale is the older sister to Bianca, and she is headed into 6th grade. Her favorite color is blue. Breale likes to talk with her friends about cats. Future travel dreams include a big trip to New York City. Breale loves reading chapter books on all types of topics. Her ideal family would include a mom who would read chapter books to her and help coach her through life. Bianca Age: 12 years oldBorn:  August 2008LSF-1011376752 Bianca is the younger sister to Breale, and she is heading into 7th grade. Bianca does not like the color purple (at all) but loves blue, red, green, black, white, gold, and silver. Her best friends would describe her funny and weird. Bianca’s favorite chore to do is cleaning up her room. One of Bianca’s passions is drawing. Her three favorite tv shows are Vampire Diaries, Legacy, and The Originals. Bianca wants a family with a house with a big backyard and a pool. Photos by: Brandi Image...
ADOPTED: Francisco

ADOPTED: Francisco

FRANCISCO Age: 17 years oldBorn: November 2004LSF-101328528 Francisco says I am often quiet, but then I have these hyper spurts where I talk A LOT! Francisco’s friends would say that he is cool and chill. Francisco prides himself in how he dresses because designer clothes like Nike and Jordan’s are his favorite! But because of his nice clothes he doesn’t go outside to play often unless he his playing “aggressive sports” like basketball and football, no soccer or tennis please. Francisco hopes to go to college for basketball and to one day play in the NBA as point-guard. Someone who inspires him is Julio Jones from the Atlanta Falcons.For now, Francisco is enjoying seventh grade math, but is struggling with reading. Spiderman is Francisco’s favorite superhero, but if he had a super power he wishes he could be invisible so he can get away with things. His favorite hobby is playing video games, particularly Dragon Ball Z. Francisco also enjoys cooking breakfast items for himself, even though his favorite food is macaroni and cheese. Francisco has an endearing trait: when he is thinking he tends to click his tongue in wonderment! He hopes to have a mom and a dad and maybe just one sibling, as he gets overwhelmed easily with big crowds or lots of people. He hopes that his forever family will have a dog, or several, and that they will have a pool.   Temporary Photos Courtesy of Foster/Placement...
Dylan

Dylan

DYLAN Age: 13 years oldBorn: May 2007LSF-101310549 Dylan is a 6th grade teenager whose favorite subject in school is science because he gets to do experiments. His favorite experiment so far has been figuring out how much stuffing it takes to fill an Oreo. Dylan will tell you that he does well in school if someone motivates and pushes him to do well. One example of this is Ms. Lauren, his inspiration in life because she has known him “a while” and has always encouraged him to do his work and to do it well. Dylan loves reading action books on “the Black Panther,” which is his favorite super hero. If Dylan had a super power he would want to be able to make portals. He is a self-proclaimed good eater, his favorites are pizza, mac and cheese, chicken alfredo, rice, and chicken but hold the mashed potatoes please. Those who know Dylan will tell you that he is a goofy kid who loves music and dance, especially rap. Dylan enjoys being outside and playing four-square and he loves riding bikes and skateboarding. One of the most important traits about Dylan is his athleticism. He loves playing football and basketball and hopes to be a professional athlete after college. Dylan has big hopes, dreams and ambitions. He wants a mom and a dad who like sports and love to cook. His ideal family will have a big house where he can have his own room. He is looking for a family who looks like him and will help him get onto school sports teams as well as help him...
MATCHED: Khloe

MATCHED: Khloe

KHLOE Age: 5 years oldBorn: March 2016LSF-105048093 Khloe is a sweet girl. She starts off timid but becomes very loveable and snuggly. Once she accepts you she will be attached to you like glue. The first thing you will notice about Khloe is that she is very, very, active. She loves to RUN and do flips, which both require a lot of supervision. Khloe is an observant girl, and enjoys watching people interact. Her favorite toy is an ABC sing-along toy and she enjoys watching her foster mom play brightly colored games. Khloe is a picky eater. She doesn’t like any meat—no matter what it is or how it is cooked—but Khloe LOVES french fries and bread. Khloe enjoys all juices and she even loves protein shakes which tend to help fulfill her dietary needs. Khloe is growing and making huge improvements in her daily life thanks to a very structured, nurturing environment.   Temporary photos courtesy of Case...
ADOPTED: Michael

ADOPTED: Michael

MICHAEL Age: 14 years oldBorn: January 2006YFA-524868 Michael is a 7th grader whose favorite subject is Language Arts. He aspires to become a “cop” or do something that involves mechanics. Like most teens, Michael likes pizza and playing video games. Call of Duty, Spiderman and Minecraft are his favorite games. His favorite hobby is bowling and he looks forward to doing this with his forever family. If Michael could have a superpower, it would be to control the lightning bolt so that way humanity can control one more element of nature. His favorite superhero for this reason is Thor. If Michael could harness an element of nature he would harness wind as he feels it is the sturdiest—much like his demeanor. Michael has quite a creative nature and he loves to bring adult coloring books to life with colored pencils. He prefers the cost and style of colored pencils over crayons and he feels his innovative traits are some of his best qualities. Michael is not your typical child as he loves to clean up—you heard that right—and cook. Meatloaf is his specialty and he prefers to pick out the ingredients at the store himself. Michael also loves being outside either riding his skateboard or bicycle and he is learning how to ollie (leap in the air) on both. Michael’s biggest inspiration in life is his Case Manager, because his Case Manager has inspired him to make music. Michael now expresses his feelings through rap and sad songs, although he hopes to get back into playing the drums. Michael’s forever family can have two moms or two dads or...
ADOPTED: SIBLINGS: Spyncer & Jameson

ADOPTED: SIBLINGS: Spyncer & Jameson

Jameson Age: 10 years oldBorn: December 2010YFA-70376 Jameson and Spyncer are two brothers that have a lot in common. Jameson is in 3rd grade and he loves math, science, and art. His favorite color is every color in the rainbow, even violet. His favorite animals are cats and any reptile. Jameson’s favorite superhero is Spiderman, but if he had a superpower he would want to fly and have super strength. Jameson is an active child who loves to swim, go to the park, play video games, play with his brother, and ride his bike or his scooter. Jameson’s favorite video games are Minecraft and Roadblock. The most inspiring person in Jameson’s life is his mom. Jameson wants you to know that sometimes his eye twitches and he hopes you won’t ask about it. Spyncer Age: 13 years oldBorn: June 2008YFA-70376 Spyncer is in the 5th grade and his favorite subjects are also math, science, and art. His favorite colors are red, grey, silver, gold, and gecko green. His favorite animals are huskies, cats, and all reptiles. Spyncer’s favorite superhero is Ironman and if he had any superpower he would want to be able to copy any superpower for five minutes. Spyncer loves to do anything that’s fun inside and outside. Spyncer loves video games and his favorites are Battle Cats and Fudge Ink. These boys are looking for a mom and a dad as well as “other people.” They want a family with cats and reptiles, and Jameson wants a husky with two colored eyes. They want their forever family to be fun, friendly, cooperative, and loving.   Temporary...
Henry

Henry

HENRY Age: 12 years oldBorn: January 2008YFA-101996488 Henry is in 6th grade. His favorite class is band as music plays a big part in his life, and you should know that Henry plays the trumpet. Henry’s favorite music artist is Marshmallow a DJ, however, Imagine Dragons is his inspiration in life. But his creativity doesn’t stop there! Henry also enjoys writing songs, drawing, and coloring. Henry knows that when he is older he wants to be a paleontologist. He knows a lot of information about dinosaurs already. His favorite dinosaur is the TREX as he is so big. Henry likes pizza with pepperoni and Hawaiian toppings, as well as reading (the Hobbit is his favorite), cats, and Batman. If he had a superpower he would want to have super speed. Henry’s best quality is that he helps people. Henry likes to treat himself well and make sure he is eating well. He is looking for a family with a therapeutic background specifically when it comes to anger management. He says, “I try to breathe but sometimes I can’t control it.” He is looking for a mom and a dad and older siblings.   Photos courtesy of Skip Milos...
Navaeh

Navaeh

NAVAEH Age: 16 years oldBorn: April 2006LSF-12150088 Navaeh says her best friends would describe her as goofy, chill and funny. She claims her best trait is that she plays sports. Navaeh plays for the city’s basketball team as a center. One of Navaeh’s favorite hobbies is cooking and she is perfectly comfortable hanging out at home, cooking, watching tv or playing video games. Some of her favorite movies are comedies like Madea and Nanny McPhee, while her favorite video games are Fortnite and Call of Duty Black Ops. Navaeh wants to grow up to be a veterinarian or a nurse, but her fall back career would be a Pre-k or First grade teacher, especially to help children with math. If she could be a superhero she would want to be Batman because it’s her favorite comics character.  Given any superpower, Navaeh would choose to graduate high school early so that she could go to college at FAMU in Tallahassee faster. Navaeh likes to dress nicely, and although she would like to be vet, she really would prefer to not have house pets because they get her clothes all furry and dirty. And while she would prefer to have a place to call home in St. Petersburg or Tallahassee, she would consider living in other parts of Florida, but does not want to move out of state at this time. Navaeh is looking for a family with siblings, with a parent or parents who will accept her as she is without trying to change her.   Photographs Courtesy of Lance...