Dejuan, Age 17

Dejuan is a smart, wise, charming young man. He is polite and courteous. He is very athletic and loves to play sports. He also enjoys sitting and reading a good book.

Dejuan is open to any kind of family. He would also be open to having siblings as he is used to big families. Dejuan wants parents that will support him and respect him. He wants parents that will teach him new things and introduce him to new experiences.

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about Dejuan and the adoption process by contacting NOAS’ Family Recruitment Training Coordinator

Cindy Wallis at 800-686-6627 ext. 126 or email:

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Ordinary things like forming safe and lasting relationships, problem-solving, goal setting, applying for college, and setting boundaries can be a great challenge for foster youth.

A caring and well-trained mentor can inspire and guide a foster youth ages 12-17, or a former foster youth ages 18-21, to pursue a productive future and reach his or her full potential. Mentor One Who Needs Someone.

Kimberly Hughes at 330-980-4505 or email:


17 years old

17 years

male, boy, teen, older child, teen boy

black, african american, biracial