D’Eric, Age 10 (Matched)

D’Eric is a sweet, polite, and respectful boy. He is quiet at first. When he gets to know new people, he opens up and is excited to talk to them. He is a very good listener, waiting until the other person is done speaking to talk.

He loves playing video games and sports. His favorite video games are Fortnite, Mario Kart, and Rocket League. He enjoys playing basketball, baseball, and football. He is open to trying new foods and says he enjoys eating pizza, watermelon, pasta, Puerto Rican rice, noodles, and cornbread. D’Eric’s favorite color is red.

D’Eric would like a family with two parents and prefers to have a mother and a father. He is excited to have siblings and would like to have up to three. D’Eric loves animals and handles them well. He hopes to join a family that has a dog, but it’s not a deal breaker if the family doesn’t have a pet. d’Eric prefers living in city or suburban neighborhoods to living in rural areas.

D’Eric is bonded with his two sisters. It’s important that D’Eric’s forever family encourage him to continue contact with them to maintain his family bonds.

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about Samantha and the adoption process by contacting NOAS’ Intake Specialist at 800-686-6627 ext. 126 or email us at [email protected]

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11 years old

11 years

male, boy, teen, child, teen boy

African American