"We are active brothers who have many interests. We love spending time together."
Roy and Ruben have a strong brotherly bond. They enjoy spending time together; playing video games or playing basketball or football. They have times when they get along very well and, like most siblings, there are times when they have disagreements. Ruben sometimes tries to act like the older brother and give advice to Roy about behaving appropriately. Roy likes to tell Ruben what to do, especially when it comes to cleaning up his room and doing other chores. Ruben loves to go fishing and hiking. He also likes to play basketball and soccer. Roy also enjoys sports, such as soccer and football. He likes to dance and go skateboarding too. Roy and Ruben both enjoy the outdoors and participating in all kinds of outdoor activities.
"I'm silly! I love gymnastics and dancing!"
Roy is a gentle and loving youth. His passion is gymnastics! He dreams of being able to participate in gymnastics and learn how to do a back-flip. Roy is very active and enjoys playing outside. He loves participating in swimming and basketball at the YMCA when on school breaks. Roy also loves to show off his dance moves and has even participated in talent shows. He enjoys listening to music, especially hip-hop. Roy can get easily annoyed and become challenging. He is spontaneous, bold, and daring. Roy requires frequent redirection. When he is disciplined, he often takes time to think about what he has done and will come back and apologize for his unpleasant behavior. He is working on taking responsibility for his own actions. Roy loves his siblings and will accommodate their needs to see a smile on their faces. He compliments them all the time by telling them nice things and noticing small changes in their appearance.
Roy desires to be adopted. He hopes his forever family lives in Texas, but he is open to exploring the idea of an out-of-state family. He hopes his family will allow him to have a dog. Roy described his ideal family as, “being nice, willing to listen, giving attention, and taking time to learn what I feel." He does not like it when adults raise their voices. He is concerned if there are other children in the home they will judge him. Roy does not have a preference on what his family looks like. He is open to all types of families, as long as there is a father figure involved. Roy’s family will love the outdoors, music, and traveling. He enjoys trips to the Corpus Christi beach! He needs a family to play with him and teach him how to play the sports he enjoys. Roy will give unconditional love to his family and needs the same in return.
"I like to be known as a talented boy."
Ruben is an affectionate and loving youth who likes hugs. He is very active and enjoys playing outside. He also likes to play basketball and go to the arcade. Barbecues are fun to Ruben. He dreams of becoming a famous NBA basketball superstar and being in a family. Ruben appreciates music and has learned how to break-dance. He has participated in a few talent shows and really loves doing so. Ruben likes to attend the YMCA during his school breaks to play basketball and swim. His favorite subjects are P.E., computer, and history. Ruben can be shy, but once he warms up he shares his funny side. He is sensitive and feels deeply. He enjoys roller coasters, going to the beach, and Batman movies. Ruben shared that one day he hopes to own a Husky dog. He also really likes cats, especially the ones that will sit in your lap and purr.
Ruben is ready to become a member of his forever family. His family will be flexible, with a sense of perspective. Ruben’s family will love the outdoors, music, and traveling. He loves the beach and enjoys playing in the sand! Ruben desires a family to play with him and teach him how to play the sports he enjoys. The best family for him will accept and express emotions and physical affection. Ruben transitions well and will do great with a family that enjoys being active and traveling. He would like to maintain contact with his sister, who is not part of this adoption. Ruben loves an adventure, so he is open to moving out of state.
Roy and Ruben would love a family who live in a suburban area and have access to all kinds of activities, indoor and outdoor. They love traveling and exploring new places. Roy and Ruben have expressed they wish to have two parents and other children close to their age or not much older. They would also like to maintain contact with their older sister, who is not part of this adoption.
Child is under Texas Department of Family and Protective Services