Devondrick & Eliajah
Registration # 5645, 5644
D.O.B. 07/04, 02/08
HI! We are Devondrick and Elijah.
“I want to be a police officer or go into the Army."
“I want to be a professional soccer player when I grow up!" - Eliajah
Devondrick and Eliajah are friendly brothers who are looking for a family together!
Twelve-year-old Devondrick is an outgoing young man of Cape Verdean descent. He presents as quiet and shy around people he does not know but once he feels comfortable, he is friendly, outgoing, and funny. Devondrick is very athletic and loves to play baseball, football, and basketball, and participates in team sports regularly. He is currently on local baseball and football teams. Devondrick is very competitive and takes pride in his abilities. He does well academically, especially in math. He has many friends at school with whom he enjoys spending time. Overall, Devondrick is a happy child who expresses himself with clarity and asks for help if he feels frustrated or sad. Devondrick has several food allergies and asthma. He carries an epi-pen with him in case of emergencies.
Eliajah is a nine-year-old boy of Lebanese and Cape Verdean descent. Eliajah is funny, social and enjoys being around other children. He loves to play outside and watch television. Eliajah has played baseball in the past and would also love the opportunity to try soccer. Eliajah’s foster mother says that Eliajah has a big heart, and that he is very helpful around the house and will even ask to help with chores! He follows a 504 Plan at school to support him in managing his emotions and has improved greatly in this area over the past school year. He does well in class and has friends at school.
Devondrick and Eliajah would like to be placed in a home together with a mom and a dad. Their social worker will consider homes with or without other children. Eliajah is legally freed for adoption and has an Open Adoption Agreements to see his mother three times a year and his father four times a year. Devondrick should be legally freed for adoption in October after a pending court date and will also have an Open Adoption Agreement. Devondrick and Elijiah have an eleven-year-old sister. If the three siblings are not adopted together, it is very important that that the boys have regular contact with their sister.
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