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  FOSTER/ADOPT  

  CHILDREN WAITING  

CHILDREN WAITING

 NATALIE 

2006

Born in 2006, Natalie is an imaginative, amusing and bubbly young lady.  She thrives during one on one interactions where her sweet caring side shines. Music and coloring bring Natalie joy, but her favorite activities are being outdoors and swimming.  Natalie’s favorite subject in school is math “because it is so much fun!”  Can you provide Natalie the supportive and dedicated family, she yearns to spend quality time with?

Contact Mary Tatum

330-372-2010  

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

 KAITLYN 

2004

Expressive and outgoing, Kaitlyn is sure to be the center of attention. Born in 2004, this sweet, sensitive, young lady is clearly not your typical princess. While she would excitedly spend the day at the spa, a trip to the park or library also brings a smile to her face.   Music is a huge part of her life, as she is always listening to one of her favorite songs on her MP3 player. Kaitlyn is waiting for a fun, happy, and generous forever family to compliment her creative spirit.

Contact Mary Tatum

330-372-2010  

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

Jermell is an athletic and creative young man who is very family-oriented and strongly bonded to his two younger brothers. “Jermell has really good leadership qualities and he’s humble about it too, which is rare for a kid his age,” Jared W. states. Jermell can also be described as resilient and adaptable. He enjoys writing lyrics, listening to music and wants to pursue a music career when he graduates high school. He states that his favorite musician is himself and his favorite sports teams are the Cleveland Cavaliers and Pittsburgh Steelers.

Contact Kasey Sapp for more information.

330-372-2010        

kasey.sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

2005

    LEON    

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Leon is a reserved young man that is talented at drawing and enjoys playing video games. “He’s quiet at first but loves to joke around once he gets to know you,” Jared W. states, “and that’s when he will let his guard down and talk more.” Leon enjoys playing basketball with his brothers and playing videogames such as NBA 2K17 and other first-person action-adventure games. One day, he would like to pursue a career as a video game designer as well. Leon describes one of his best qualities as being a shoulder to lean on for his friends and states, “I’m most thankful for my friends, too.”

Contact Kasey Sapp for more information.

330-372-2010        

kasey.sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

   JA-HEEM  

2009

**MATCHED**

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Ja-heem is a sweet, confident young man who loves to be the center of attention and make people laugh. A couple of his favorite things to do is play video games, specifically NBA 2K19, and play basketball with his brothers. Ja-heem has told his adoption caseworker that he hopes to be able to live with his brothers in a home that wants to adopt all of them. He is described as a jokester, honest, and a good kid all around. Ja-heem has a great, easy-going personality that will be easy for you to fall in love with and difficult to ever forget!

 

If you think your family could be the one to help these children pursue their career ambitions, nurture the strong bond they have for each other and provide the love and patience they deserve, please contact their adoption caseworker.  

Contact Kasey Sapp for more information.

330-372-2010        

kasey.sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

   JERMELL   

**MATCHED**

2004

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 CARA 

2002

Spunky and comedic, Cara was born in 2002. This young lady is truly creative, resilient, and insightful.  Cara enjoys staying active, participating in bowling and cross country! She is also an avid reader who loves some quiet down time at home.  Cara is waiting for the right forever family who is active yet can be low key. Could this family be yours? 

Kasey Sapp

(330) 372-2010

Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 DEZARAY 

2002

Vivacious and creative, Dezaray is a loving young lady born in 2002.  Whether she is relaxing at home or out having fun, her animated personality makes her the center of attention.  Dezaray loves music and If she’s not listening to her favorite Justin Bieber songs, she can often be found singing and dancing.  She enjoys staying busy by swimming, coloring and going shopping. Dezaray does well in school where math is her favorite subject.  Having a forever family is very important to Dezaray and she wants to be adopted by a supportive, dedicated and fun-loving family. 

 

Kasey Sapp

(330) 372-2010

Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 KARL 

2006

Karl is a very sweet and comical young man who loves to help,

even when it’s not asked of him.  He enjoys making crafts, woodworking, building things, playing video games and card games, going swimming and participating in school sports. Karl has also shown a desire play tackle football and he has recently joined boy scouts. Karl loves watching football and following his favorite team, the Giants!

 

Karl’s favorite subject in school is math and his least favorite is reading. He aspires to be a carpenter where he can use his hands to build things. His other vocational goal is to enroll in the army.

  

Karl wants to find a family that is very active with him, whether it’s going out to see a new movie in theaters or helping him pursue activities such as boy scouts or football. He loves animals, especially big dogs and gets along well with younger children. Karl would do well with a family that is patient, yet firm and will encourage him to do his best.

 

Contact Kasey Sapp for more information.

330-372-2010        

kasey.sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 DEVIN 

2005

Have you ever known a child that wears out his shoes within months because of how much he plays basketball?  Devin is the epitome of this! He is a very athletic and intelligent young

 man, who enjoys playing football and basketball as well as watching sports, both college and professional.

 

Devin does well in school and is very easy to talk to and 

engages well.  One of his previous foster parents states, “He’s a nice kid. He’s very helpful. Devin does a good job on anything you ask him to do and seldom argues about it.”

 

Devin would thrive best in a family that communicates clear expectations to him and is given the opportunity to be heard. Devin is waiting for a family who will be straight-forward and honest with him.

 

Contact Kasey Sapp for more information.

330-372-2010        

kasey.sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 Ian 

2009

Ian is a very friendly child.  When initially meeting someone, he tends to be shy but once he gets to know you, he opens up and loves to talk.  He is honest and will let you know exactly how he feels.  He enjoys one-on-one interaction and loves to laugh and joke around.  Ian is caring and protective of those he cares about.  He is energetic and states that he likes to help work on cars.  He enjoys electronics and playing games on coolmath.com.

Ian would very much enjoy a forever family who lives in the country and has animals to take care of.  He would love to live on a farm or live close to the mall as he identifies those as some of his favorite places. 

 

Contact Mary Tatum

330-372-2010  

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

 BRENT 

2007

Brent is an 11-year-old, kind and entertaining young man. He enjoys telling jokes, singing, and seeing people smile. One of Brent’s favorite hobbies is writing holiday cards for others, especially those who are going through a difficult time. He enjoys making crafts, drawing pictures, and designing. Brent loves school and takes pride in getting good grades.

 

Regarding his future, Brent says, “I just want a family who will accept me and love me for who I am.” Brent would thrive in a family who is loving, affectionate, and empathetic.

 

Contact Mary Tatum for more information.

330-372-2010        

Mary.Tatum@jfs.ohio.gov

 DAVONTAE 

2007

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**MATCHED**

Davontae is an 11-year-old, sociable and energetic young man who loves to collect Pokémon cards. A couple of his other favorite things include fishing and watching his favorite movie, Detective Pikachu. Devontae is a very curious boy and likes to ask questions to better understand what is being discussed. His favorite part of school is gym and he loves to play basketball whenever he can.

 

Davontae is looking for a family that is very active and will help him pursue the sports he has an interest in.

 

If you are interested in learning more about Davontae, please contact:

Kasey Sapp

(330) 372-2010

Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 ZION 

2012

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Have you ever known a child who loves making funny videos and Youtube? Meet Zion! He is a curious and sociable young boy who loves to watch and make Youtube videos. Zion is very creative and has a vivid imagination. He is very intelligent and sociable. Zion is playful and enjoys playing with other children and making people laugh. Zion uses his creativity building with Legos and playing video games. His favorite foods include chicken, cereal and macaroni and cheese.

 

If you believe you may be able to give Zion a fun, loving and tech savvy

home, please contact his adoption caseworker, Kasey Sapp.

Kasey Sapp

(330) 372-2010

Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

SIBLING GROUP 

 DELSHAWN & JOEL 

2012

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Delshawn and Joel are strongly bonded and are patiently waiting for the right family!  

Are you the family that can give this sibling group the love, care and attention that they need?

 

To learn more about Delshawn and Joel, please contact:

Adoption Caseworker: Kasey Sapp

Phone: (330) 372-2010

Email:  Kasey.Sapp@jfs.ohio.gov

 DELSHAWN 

2008

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Delshawn is a sweet and loving young man. Some of his favorite things to do is play outside, soccer and playing Fortnite on Xbox. Delshawn can be shy at first, but once he gets to know you, he is very bubbly! He absolutely loves his younger brother and is very bonded to him. Delshawn enjoys playing Nerf gun wars with him, along with soccer and outside activities. “Delshawn loves to be part of family activities, whether it’s as simple as going to the store, cuddling or helping cook meals,” Kelly J., caseworker.

JOEL

2014

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Joel is a very active young boy who loves to play outside whenever he gets the chance to. He enjoys playing soccer and riding his bike when the weather is nice. Indoors, Joel enjoys playing on his tablet or with his toy cars and trucks. “Joel has the cutest grin when he smiles and will give you a certain look when he’s about to get into mischief,” explains his Kelly J., caseworker. His current caregiver said, “Joel is very strong-willed, smart and likes to figure things out.”