Children Awaiting Adoption


Jeffrey

17 Years Old

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Jeffrey's interests include playing video games, being outdoors, and rebuilding electronics. He also loves learning home improvement projects. Jeff is learning life skills and gaining more independence on a daily basis.
Contact worker: Pat Mazeika - Pat.Mazeika@jfs.ohio.gov



Brianna

12 Years Old

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Brianna is a very sweet girl who has a desire to make new friends. She enjoys art and her favorite color is purple. Brianna enjoys animals and has experience working with horses, guinea pigs, and bunnies. Brianna loves trying new foods, but especially loves dessert. She's a chocolate fanatic! She enjoys school and is a very bright girl.


Tyler

15 Years Old

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Tyler is a talkative and active child. He enjoys playing basketball. His favorite player is LeBron James. He likes gaming on the Xbox and has an interest in history, particularly old cars and the civil rights movement. He likes learning new things and exploring. Tyler also loves dogs and would enjoy a home that has animals. Tyler has stated that he wants to make the world a better place by making it more environmentally friendly. He would like to join the military or attend college to become a technician on motor vehicles.


Anthonyy

17 Years Old

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Anthonyy is 15 years old. He enjoys baking in his spare time. Anthonyy also enjoys playing the guitar and has been playing since he was little. Anthonyy is wanting to attend a trade schools to eventually become a mechanic. Anthonyy is very motivated and hard working. He has a great sense of humor.


Scottie

11 Years Old

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Scottie has a big imagination and enjoys playing pretend as well as dressing up as his favorite characters. If given the choice, he would rather ride his bike than have screen time. Scottie gets along well with others and would like to have some playmates his age. He would benefit from a family that is willing to support the lifelong challenges that are associated with his intellectual needs. Scottie loves school and his favorite classes are music or art related. When learning a new task or subject, he is eager to share this information with trusted people. Scottie has been described as 'talkative, sweet, and caring'. He has been a help around the house and has not had issues following household rules. Scottie states that he is most comfortable with a two-parent household that is active and have similar interests. Scottie does best in a structured environment with patience from the caregiver.



Luna

15 Years Old

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Luna is an active child that is open to new things. She is bilingual (Spanish) and enjoys teaching others about her culture. She is active and likes to be healthy. Luna has played volleyball and softball. Additionally, she likes to ride her bike and go on walks to explore nature. Luna loves anime and everything about it. She is independent and does very well with younger children and children her own age.
Contact worker: Elizabeth Foulke - Elizabeth.Foulke@jfs.ohio.gov

Jennifer

14 Years Old

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Jennifer is 13 years old. Jennifer is very outgoing. Jennifer smiles a lot and likes to laugh. Jennifer has wonderful communication skills. Jennifer is excellent at advocating for herself. She is interested in being a photographer. She aspires to go to college. Jennifer likes to read. Jennifer likes to be active on social media. She listens to various types of music like pop, hip-hop, country, and rap. Jennifer likes to stay inside and watch movies, TV, or browse social media. Jennifer gets along with her peers.
Contact worker: Princetta Strozier - Princetta.Strozier@jfs.ohio.gov

Hailey

16 Years Old

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Hailey is 16 years old. Hailey is outgoing and talkative. She is interested in Culinary arts. Hailey is interested in going to college. Hailey enjoys spending time indoors unless the temperature is just right. She enjoys playing sports like volleyball and soccer. Hailey likes to cook. She likes to cook chicken the most. Her favorite type of music is country. Hailey likes watching various TV shows and movies.
Contact worker: Elizabeth Foulke - Elizabeth.Foulke@jfs.ohio.gov

Ian

16 Years Old

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Ian is 15 years old. Ian is shy at first, but will be talkative once he gets to know someone. Ian likes rap music and his favorite artist is Juice Wrld. Ian likes to play football, hang out with friends, and ride his bike. If Ian is not outside, he will be playing on his phone inside. Ian is interested in being a record producer to make music beats for people. His favorite school subject is history. Ian likes to make desserts and his favorite is cheesecake.
Contact worker: Elizabeth Foulke - Elizabeth.Foulke@jfs.ohio.gov

Layra

14 Years Old

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Layra is 14 years old. Layra is very sweet and kind. Layra is very energetic and likes to do activities. She is very hardworking. Layra is interested in dance and cheer. She likes to listen to rap music. Layra reads mystery books. Layra likes to cook. She is still learning recipes and would like to learn more. Her favorite place to eat is Burger Master. Layra is interested in a biomedical engineering major in marine biology. Layra gets along with peers and likes being a big sister to those younger than her.
Contact worker: Mackenzie Coonrod - Mackenzie.Coonrod@jfs.ohio.gov




Annabel

17 Years Old

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Annabel is a 16 year old female who is interested in being a typical teenager. She is interested in makeup and all things 'girly'. She has also expressed an interest in photography and would like to possibly expand this into a career. Annabel is independent and has been responsible enough to hold down a part-time job while attending school. She has also been involved in extracurricular activities such as volleyball and softball. Annabel has a younger brother that she is close to and needs to remain in contact with. Annabel is looking to have a supportive family that would have similar interests as herself. She describes herself as a quiet person and would like to live in a somewhat quiet environment.


Ava

15 Years Old

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Ava is a typical teenager who likes to be with her friends and listen to music in her spare time. She is interested in taking up a dance class. Ava likes K-Pop (Korean Pop) and her favorite group is BTS. She enjoys learning about other cultures and trying different foods and drinks. Her favorite colors are purple and gray. She would love to have a pet bunny. Her favorite ice cream flavor is mint chocolate chip. Ava would benefit from a family that is willing to teach her independent living skills and help her master some skills she has already learned. Her dream is to eventually move to Korea and possibly attend college there.


Alyssa

13 Years Old

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Alyssa is an outgoing girl who likes to joke around and have a good time. She is often making everyone in the room laugh. She does not realize how funny she actually is. Alyssa states that she's interested in basketball and football. Her favorite holiday is Christmas and her favorite color is red. She has dreams of attending college. Alyssa is a caring child that is protective over others. She would benefit from a family that is able to dedicate time and attention to her and her interests. Alyssa is also gaining some independence and needs some guidance into young adulthood.

Alyssa and Ava are a sibling group and are only being considered together at this time.


Jazmyn

16 Years Old

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Jazmyn is 16 years old. Jazmyn has an outgoing personality. Jazmyn is interested in becoming a firefighter. Jazmyn is still thinking about college options, but is interested in going to a career center. Jazmyn is very creative and likes art. Jazmyn can draw and paint. Jazmyn likes listening to music, watching Netflix, and going outside. Jazmyn likes hiding and taking care of horses. Jazmyn also enjoys hiking. Jazmyn does very well at becoming a leader and advocating for herself. Jazmyn is easy to get along with and makes friends easily.
Contact worker: Elizabeth Foulke - Elizabeth.Foulke@jfs.ohio.gov