The following articles describe children for whom we are currently seeking mentors. To protect the children from negative attention, we have changed the photos and names of the children.
Meet Timothy! He is a thirteen year old boy in the Eugene area. He loves the outdoors and his favorite activities include hiking, fishing, and swimming — with his mentor, he wants to try camping in a tent. When Timothy’s inside, he plays chess and video games like Minecraft. In school, he loves science (which sparked his love for sci-fi movies) and wants to be an architect when he grows up! Timothy is looking for a mentor who is energetic and talkative just like him, as well as helpful. If he sounds like a match for you, apply to be his mentor today!
Eddie is an active 11 year old living in the Springfield area. He loves playing basketball, swimming and bike riding. Eddie also loves snow and really wants to learn how to snowboard. He would like a mentor who he could go to sporting events with, play laser tag and go out to eat Italian food with. He loves History but struggles in math and would really like it if his mentor could help him out in that area. Eddie loves the nature and getting outdoors. He would really like a mentor who can big like a big brother to him -- going on adventure and teaching him new things!
Dean is 17 and lives in the Eugene area. He really enjoys school and there isn’t any subject that he can’t find interesting. He’s not really into sports preferring to read or play video games. Dean is a voracious reader and would like a mentor who loves books too. Dean is more on the shy side and it will take him a little while to open up, but should you choose to mentor him you’ll find that he is an inquisitive young man who loves to learn!
Meet Brock! He is a twelve year old boy in the Eugene area. Brock is very active and enjoys playing sports such as basketball, soccer, and football. His favorite team is Golden State Warriors. He plays tag quite often with his friends, and likes being on his scooter and doing parkour. When he gets older, he wants to be a professional scooterer. Brock enjoys youtube videos and wants to learn how to edit videos so he can make an intro video. In school, Brock enjoys PE, math, recess, and lunch. His favorite place to eat is Dairy Queen! Brock wants a mentor who will help him with homework in math and reading, but will also be active outside with him. If Brock is someone you can see yourself mentoring, apply to be his mentor today!
Taylor is a 12 year old boy in the Springfield area. Taylor has a young, playful spirit! He enjoys being in the outdoors, camping, hiking, skateboarding and swimming. He loves superheros and wants to be a cop someday. Taylor has plenty of favorite foods such as pineapple pizza, chicken, and mashed potatoes. He is very active in sports and plays football and basketball. Taylor wants a mentor who will throw a football around with him outside, and someone who will take him fishing! If this sounds like you, apply to be his mentor today!
Meet Kimberly! She is an intelligent seven year old who enjoys the outdoors. She loves to do art, swim, and play games. Her favorite food is sushi and she enjoys dancing and singing. Her favorite holiday is Halloween and her favorite animal is a unicorn! She is smart and outgoing and wants to find a mentor who is also outgoing and will do activities with her such as gymnastics and swimming. If you think you would be a good mentor match for Kimberly, apply to be her mentor today!
Sawyer is 8 years old and lives in Eugene. He loves playing basketball, football and soccer. His two favorite teams are the Ducks and the Broncos! Sawyer loves to be physically active and his favorite class at school is PE and he is most proud of the fact that he is athletic. He has a little trouble with science and would like a mentor who can help him with his homework. Sawyer would also like to learn how to the play the piano. He wishes it would snow more because he really enjoys playing in it! If you think that you could be a great mentor for Sawyer get in touch today!
Mallory is an animal loving 13-year-old who lives in Springfield. She is extremely resourceful and can make a craft out of just about anything. She likes to make new animals out of origami and loves to go horseback riding. When Mallory gets older she would love to be a vet, but for now, she would love to learn more about cooking and sewing. Mallory would benefit the most from a mentor who can nurture her broad interests and spend quality one-on-one time with her. If you think Mallory sounds like a blast, apply to become her mentor today!
Derrick is 13 years old and lives in the Eugene area. Derrick absolutely loves art but has some troubles with math. He would love to have a mentor who can help him with homework. Derrick really enjoys being out in nature and going out to swim. He would love to go rock climbing and would really like to learn how to ride a bike. His favorite movies are the Chucky movies, and he’s a huge fan of horror movies in general . Derrick likes to read would like a mentor who will go to the library with him to explore new books as well as go rollerskating with him. If you’re active and artistic, mentoring Derrick will be a real treat!
A 6-year-old girl in the Cottage Grove area, Bella enjoys lots of outdoor activities like climbing trees, building forts, swimming, and horseback riding. She’s also interested in gymnastics and wants to learn how to do flips, so she’ll need a mentor with lots of energy to keep up with her! A good fit for Bella is a woman who shares her family's Christian faith. (And who will ideally do makeovers and take her to DQ!)
Lamont is 6 years old and lives in the Eugene area. He is a sweet child who loves watching baseball, basketball, football and hockey and would like to try to play each one. Lamont loves animals and has an infectious laugh, which he lets rip when he’s playing at the park (especially the swings!) Lamont likes to go rock collecting loves board games like Battleship, Candyland, Old Maid and Clue. He really enjoys a lot of different kinds of food but don’t try to give him any tomatoes! Lamont is full of imagination and would like to be an astronaut when he gets older. If you love board games, going to park and learning new things, you’d be the perfect mentor for Lamont!
Jon is a 6-year-old ball of energy who lives in the Eugene area. He's looking for a male mentor who enjoys being active--playing sports, chase, or hide and seek! When he slows down, Jon also likes playing video games and would like to learn how to make paper airplanes. He wants to be an "ice cream maker" when he grows up, and he'd love to go out for ice cream with his mentor!
Doug is 13 years old and lives in the Eugene area. He loves musicals and anime and really loves to draw too! He’s not sure what he would like to do when he grows up and describes himself as shy. Doug would prefer to have a female mentor with whom he can be more comfortable and work on artistic projects together and explore the outdoors with. Doug is quiet and reserved when you meet him but the more you hang out the more you see the bright light of his personality shine through! If you love art and animals you’d be a perfect mentor for Doug!
Meet Garrett! Garrett is a 11-year-old football loving, natural athlete who lives in the Springfield area. Garrett loves to do anything active, but would love to eventually get on a dirt bike. He describes himself as being outgoing and would really like to improve his skills on both the keyboard and guitar. Garrett really needs a mentor who will help him get out and about, but also help him focus on school. If you think that Garrett sounds like a great kid to mentor, contact us today!
Zadie is a 11-year-old starting middle school in Eugene. She's a "girly girl" who likes watching makeup tutorials and gymnastics (when she's not doing gymnastics--or basketball--herself!). Zadie is interested in lots of activities, and she's looking for an active woman who's up for trying things like roller skating, archery, and escape rooms to mentor her!
Ignacio is a spunky and passionate 12 year old living in the Eugene area! He is currently involved in pathfinders, a boy scout group, that shows off his outdoorsy and adventurous side. His least favorite subject in school is math, but loves ancient Greece and social studies. He would love to accompany his mentor at a Eugene Emerald's game, and also enjoys to play football, soccer, and basketball. Ignacio would love to rock climb, camp, and go fishing with his mentor! His favorite restaurant is empire buffet. He is aspiring to become an architect when he grows up. Another one of his favorite hobby is to play video games!If Ignacio sounds like a youth you want to mentor, apply to be involved today!
Meet Easton! He is a six year old preschooler in the Springfield area. He likes art and having someone to read books with him! His favorite types of shows are cartoons and spy movies. He wants to be a cop when he gets older! He interested in doing some fun activities outside the home such as the Adventure Museum and Science Factory. Ethan wants a mentor who will help him learn to tie his shoes, teach him to swim, and do creative art projects with! If this sounds like you, apply to be Ethan’s mentor today!
Quinton is 11 years old and lives in the Eugene area. His favorite team in the Seahawks and he is gearing up to be able to play tackle football. Quinton really likes action movies and really likes to read too - his favorite books are Diary of Wimpy Kid and R.L. Stine books. Quinton really likes being outdoors and loves to play any game that includes running. Quinton would love to learn how to play the piano and learn how to do a back flip! He’s never been to Get Air and would love to go and would also like to go to the arcade with his mentor. Quinton is smart, funny, inquisitive and curious - a great mentee for any mentor!
Meet Bryan! He is five years old and located in the southern Lane County area. Bryan loves science and many outdoor activities including walking dogs, hiking, camping, and many other activities. He loves to read and enjoys cartoons. Bryan wants to be a fire chief when he grows up and would also like to learn how to play guitar. He loves all animals, especially cheetahs and dogs. Bryan loves to be outside so a mentor who also enjoys the outdoors who can be active would be a great fit!
Meet Ricky! He is a seventeen year old in the Eugene area who would love a mentor. Ricky loves the outdoors and sports; his favorites are Football and hiking. He is a bit shy and does not like changing social settings or schools. Ricky has plans to join the Job Corp and explore different career options. He struggles a bit in school and would do well with a mento who could tutor him a bit- especially in math. IF you think you'd make a good mentor match, apply to be Ricky's mentor today!
Meet Chase! He is a ten year old boy living in Springfield. He is very kind hearted and has a love for animals. Chase has three cats and a fish at home, and wants to be a vet when he gets older. He enjoys everything outside and is a bit of a wilderness boy. He likes camping, fishing, climbing trees, and building things. He really wants to try kayaking! At school, his favorite subject is art and he does crafts and paintings while on school vacation. Chase plays football and soccer, and multiple musical instruments. His favorite movies and books are the Captain Underpants series.
Chase needs a mentor who enjoys being active and will take him fishing and biking. If this sounds like you, apply to be a mentor today!
Corbin is 8 years old and lives in the Eugene area. He really likes math and art in school and enjoys watching the Ducks or the Giants play. Corbin is sweet and little quiet at first, but once you start talking about video games he can get really chatty! He would really like to go to gaming area at the mall. He’s learning how to play the drums and would like to enjoy that with his mentor as well. Corbin likes being outdoors, and would like to go on hikes with his mentor. Corbin’s family has a lot of pets so being an animal lover is a must!
Louis is 11 years old and lives in the Eugene area. Louis loves science but finds reading difficult. He is a fun-loving kid who loves to ride bike ramps, floating down the river and getting into water balloon fights. Louis really enjoys school and prefers school time to being on breaks. He really enjoys all kinds of movies (except scary!) and enjoys reading too. Louis really wants to learn karate and would like a mentor who will go on outdoor adventures with him, help him with homework, and go riding bikes. If you think you would be a good mentor for Louis get in touch today!
Meet Quincy! He is an 18 year old, senior in high school living in Junction City. He loves being outdoors to go running, or playing soccer and baseball. He enjoys nature and being in open spaces. His creativity shows by his interests in watching musicals, playing the guitar, and doing role playing games with his friends. He watches action movies and his hero is James Bond. Quincy wants to be a police officer when he gets older and to travel the world to places such as Ukraine and London. He wants a mentor who can help him expand on his social skills. Quincy needs a mentor who is open to trying new activities, has a creative edge, and will encourage him on a positive path. If you think you could be a great mentor for Quincy, apply to become a mentor today!
Meet Beatrice! Beatrice is 13 years old and lives in Springfield, Oregon. Some of her favorite subjects in school are robotics, social studies, and language arts. Beatrice enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, swimming and hiking. Beatrice is an animal lover, she has five dogs and one cat and her favorite animal is a dolphin. When Beatrice grows up, she wants to be a beautician. She also would love to be fluent in Spanish one day. Beatrice's loves to relax and play board games but she also enjoys dance and gymnastics. Her favorite foods are spicy foods and Mexican food. Beatrice would love a mentor who can go ice skating with her and bake with her! if these are activities that you enjoy too, apply to be Beatrice's mentor!
Meet Riley! Riley is a 3rd grader in the Cottage Grove area who loves to play baseball and enjoys science. She enjoys playing board games and running around outside. Riley loves gymnastics and wants to be able to do a backbend. She also would like to fly a kite. Her favorite animal is a cheetah and her favorite holiday is Christmas. Riley needs a mentor who will be patient and caring. She can be a bit shy so someone who can wait and help Riley come out of her shell would be great! Riley would like a younger female mentor. Become her mentor today!
Phil is a 9-year-old in the Springfield area with a friendly face who loves to be active! He’ll need a male mentor who can keep up playing sports or riding bikes and scooters. If you have a drone he can try out, all the better! When he does slow down, he also enjoys playing chess, checkers, Pokemon and Magic cards, and watching Star Wars and Marvel movies.
This is George. He is 12 years old, lives in the Springfield area and loves skateboarding. Besides his aspirations to become a professional skateboarder when he gets older, George also enjoys reading and playing/watching baseball. He has been playing for two years and his favorite position on the field is first base. Although George’s favorite team is the Yankees, he’s never been to a Eugene Emeralds game and would really like to go some day. George needs a mentor who will give him individualized time and attention, while working on breaking him out of his shell and boosting his confidence. If you think you could be a great mentor for George, apply to become his mentor today!
Meet Harrison! Harrison is a 10-year-old who aspires to be a police officer someday. He lives in Springfield and can’t get enough of riding his bike. Harrison loves to be active, spending time outdoors and working on anything with wheels. A male mentor who can provide Harrison with a strong role model would be very beneficial for his confidence. If you believe you could be a support system for Harrison, apply to be his mentor today!
Based in Junction City, 12-year-old Deb loves to head into downtown Eugene, explore, shop, and grab some pizza at her favorite restaurant, Sizzle Pie! She’d also be excited to stay in and play board games or try her hand at crafts like making friendship bracelets. She enjoys taking photos, so her mentor might need to work on their selfie game!
Danny is 14 Years old and lives in the Eugene area. His favorite subject in school is science and he especially loves marine biology. He would like to be a marine biologist when he grows up. Danny really enjoys swimming and exploring the outdoors as well as more calm activities like reading. He really enjoys all kinds of the food, but loves homemade food the best. Danny would really benefit from a mentor who would help him to not be afraid of trying new things and wants someone to enjoy new experiences with. If you’re an animal lover and enjoy the outdoors, Danny may be the perfect mentee for you!
Zakeriah is 9 years old and lives in the Eugene area. While shy when you first meet. he opens up quickly to reveal himself to be a gifted and bubbly soul! He loves playing sports and going swimming, a plus if you have a skateboard! Zakeriah not only enjoys going on adventures, he a foodie in the making loving sushi, Mongolian and fondue. Zakeriah would love a mentor who can teach him how to play guitar and make cool alterations to his clothes. You should also love to laugh because Zakeriah loves comedies! If you think you could be a good fit for Zakeriah get in touch today!
Shia is 12 years old and lives in Eugene. He absolutely LOVES football, both playing and watching. Shia enjoys getting pizza and really likes to eat at IHOP and Sharis’. While he really enjoys getting out and being active, he’s also has fun playing board games like Yahtzee and Sorry! His favorite books are Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings, and he enjoys horror movies. Shia would really like to visit the Sea Lion Caves too! If he could get a mentor that can teach him how to play the guitar, then even better!
Olsen is 10 years old and lives in Eugene. He absolutely loves to go fishing (he even has his own tackle box and several rods!). Olsen really enjoys the outdoors and is down to go on hikes, float down the river, and really loves swimming and camping. He really wants to try dirt biking and archery! Chinese food is his favorite kind, but he’ll never say no to Dickie Jo’s! He’s a real animal lover and would like a mentor who has pets. If you love outdoor adventures and sports, you could be the perfect mentor for Olsen!