"I think I am funny and I like to play football and basketball. I think that I am smart in school."
Marcus can be outgoing at times and he likes to please. He enjoys playing football, basketball, and video games. Marcus is able to develop and maintain relationships and is still closely bonded with his first foster mother and asks about her. Marcus sometimes struggles to focus on the task at hand, but he can be redirected. He at times needs redirection when he becomes upset. When Marcus takes an interest in something, he is able to focus his attention on that particular object, topic or whatever it may be. He is a lovable boy who just wants to be able to please. He is also very polite.
Marcus will truly benefit from a family who is patient and willing to work with him in every way. He needs someone to love him and allow him to be able to express his love in his manner. Marcus needs a family who will guide him in appropriate behavior and provide positive reinforcement while treating him as their own. Marcus has siblings who are not part of this adoption. He likes to visit with his sister.
Child is under Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.