Samonte, Age 13

Samonte is a funny young man who loves to tell jokes and make people laugh. He loves to play outside and hang out with people in the neighborhood. Samonte likes to listen to music and watch TV.

Samonte wants a family that won’t give up on him. He likes to play outside and would like a family that will be active with him. He does best when he has structure and he knows what is expected of him. Samonte really needs a family that will always be there for him.

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about Samonte 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:


13 years old

13 years

male, boy, teen, older child, teen boy

black, african american, biracial