Jayden loves the outdoors, especially when he finds some bugs to play with. Playing basketball is another favorite activity whether it’s indoors or out. Jayden loves shooting hoops after school and enjoys participating in organized ball as much as possible. Jayden also loves doing arts and crafts, and he loves animals so much that he dreams of having some when he finds his future forever family. “Jayden would like to live on a farm with cows, chickens and horses, particularly a brown horse,” says one of the people close to him. “Jayden would like a pet hamster in his new forever home.” Even though he likes hamsters, Jayden says his favorite animal is the panda. His favorite food is macaroni and cheese and his favorite colors are blue, green and purple. Jayden also enjoys playing Minecraft and building things with Legos. Overall, Jayden is a helpful young boy who elicits smiles from others, including a future forever family. Jayden says he hopes that family enjoys playing, especially videos, and he hopes they enjoy animals.
“Jayden has a great personality and enjoys making other people laugh,” says one of the people who knows him well. “Jayden is a very cool and smart kid. When he bonds with someone, it is very significant. Jayden is very outgoing when he gets to know you.”
Jayden would do best with an experienced parent or parents who are patient with and understanding of him. His new parent or parents must be strong advocates for the services that will help Jayden function at his best. His new forever family must be able to provide structure and consistency. They also must be open to letting Jayden continue the appropriate relationships that are important to him. Jayden would do best as the youngest or only child in his new forever family. Finally, Jayden would benefit from having a pet in his new home.