Boys – Michigan


Mikel   Age: 12    Waiting Since:  2-28-2020

Mikel is a wizard on the field, on the court and on the water. He loves kicking around a soccer ball and shooting hoops. But it’s football that’s his real calling. On the water, Mikel is a fishing phenom. This active young man likes many sports and hobbies, but he still takes time to enjoy quieter activities. For instance, Mikel likes playing board, card and video games, and he collects Yu-Gi-Oh cards.


Jordan  Age: 12    Waiting Since:  12-13-2019

In Jordan’s world, dreams can come true. He uses his impressive imagination while playing with toys and building things with Legos. His dream occupation is to become a police officer. Jordan loves sports, especially basketball. When he’s asked what he takes the most pride in, Jordan says earning an award at school. Jordan says his favorite subject in school is math, and his favorite colors are red and blue.


Matthew  Age: 13    Waiting Since:  3-15-2021

Matthew is a down-to-earth young man who loves playing organized sports such as football, basketball and soccer. He enjoys playing catch and basketball with his friends. On the weekends, Matthew loves listening to music and getting up early to watch TV. Matthew dreams of becoming a professional football or basketball player when he gets older. But number one on his wish list is a forever family who is active and loves the outdoors.


Michael  Age: 13    Waiting Since:  3-9-2022

If he keeps working on one of his current projects, Michael might put the pressure on J.K. Rowling, John Grisham and other famous authors. “Michael is currently writing a novel,” says one of his close adults. He enjoys playing sports and takes a special shine to football, basketball, baseball and bowling. Some of his other favorite activities include being outside and playing in the snow. He hopes to find a sweet spot in a future forever family. “Michael would like a family who enjoys having fun and spending time together,” says one of the adults who knows him best.


Aaron  Age: 12    Waiting Since:  9-29-2020

“Aaron loves playing basketball and says he enjoys participating in gym and hockey at school. He loves being outside and playing catch with a tennis ball. When he gets home from school, Aaron is likely to plop in front of the video console to play his favorite games. Then again, he might skip video games and jump at the chance to go places such as the park or somewhere with his friends. Aaron says he likes to cook and hopes for a family enjoys it as well. Most of all, he wants a forever family who’ll do fun things together such as going to the zoo and going to indoor amusement centers.”


Tyler  Age: 16    Waiting Since:  2-26-2020

“Tyler wants to become a zoologist. He loves animals and says “big, fluffy dogs” are his favorite, but truth be told, Tyler loves all critters, and if he can’t study animals for a living, Tyler wants to teach them by becoming an animal trainer. Tyler has another passion. He loves Legos and builds things with them after school, on weekends and when spending time with friends. “Tyler is a friendly and outgoing boy with a nice smile and a pleasant personality,” says a person close to him. “He has a strong sense of humor.”


Taevon  Age: 16    Waiting Since:  1-14-2016

“Destiny awaits Taevon as he pursues his dream job of becoming an architect. Taevon hones his architectural skills by drawing, which is one of the things he’s most proud of and one of his favorite activities. His other favorite activities are skateboarding, camping, riding his scooter, climbing on jungle gyms and taking care of animals. “Taevon’s strengths are that he is loving and can be very helpful,” says an adult close to him. He makes lasting friendships and builds relationships with the adults he trusts.


Robert  Age: 16    Waiting Since:  1-8-2015

“Robert is an awesome child,” says one of the people close to him. It’s hard to argue since he’s also described as well-mannered, responsible and “a pleasure to be around,” which all sound pretty awesome. Robert is an outgoing, determined, energetic and friendly child who communicates well with others and “has great common sense.” He’s active and engaged, too. “Robert loves being outside playing sports or riding his bike,” says one of his close acquaintances.


Sleven  Age: 14    Waiting Since:  5-4-2017

“Sleven has quite a sense of humor,” says one of the people who knows him well. “I am talented,” says Sleven about the most important thing he wants other to know about him. When he isn’t eliciting laughs from others, Sleven likely plays sports, which is his favorite after-school activity. He takes pride in his athleticism and loves playing basketball and football.


Logan   Age: 12    Waiting Since:  12-18-2018

One of the people close to him says, “Logan is a critical thinker who can be playful. He has an amazing imagination. Logan is smart and curious.” He likes to take that curiosity and imagination for a spin often by learning new things. Logan also enjoys playing outside. Logan likes watching Star Wars and Harry Potter. He also enjoys building things with Legos.


K’ymari   Age: 12    Waiting Since:  2-19-2019

K’ymari loves trying new tricks on his hoverboard and yet, video gaming is still by far his favorite activity. He also is an avid reader. In addition, he loves being outside and would enjoy shooting hoops if and when given the opportunity. When he gets older, K’ymari has his sights set on a certain career. “When I grow up, I want to be a police officer so I can help people and save the day,” he says.


Tyler   Age: 13    Waiting Since:  5-16-2017

Tyler loves riding his bike, going hiking and anything else outdoors. “He loves nature and exploring,” says one of Tyler’s close adults. “He enjoys spreading his knowledge to others and taking them on adventures with him through the woods.” He enjoys playing card games, putting puzzles together, watching TV – especially cartoons and movies – and reading books. Tyler likes to spend time relaxing in the company of others.


Elijah   Age: 12    Waiting Since:  4-21-2020

As sure as Elijah is his name, basketball is his game, and he loves playing it at school, after school, on weekends and when spending time with friends. He’s a YouTube fanatic as well and enjoys catching a laugh watching animal videos. One of Elijah’s proudest claims involves cleaning his own room and following directions. When he gets older, Elijah wants to be a police officer.


Orlando   Age: 16    Waiting Since:  7-26-2019

Forget beaches, theme parks and foreign lands; if Orlando could travel anywhere, he’d go to heaven and spend time with God. Orlando is a religious young man who enjoys going to church. He takes pride in being kind to others and says if he had three wishes, he’d use one to get money for the people who care for him. Orlando’s favorite activities include playing outside, riding bikes, participating in sports, exploring nature and spending time with friends. He enjoys cartoons, jokes and funny folks.


Domanic   Age: 14    Waiting Since:  3-1-2018

Domanic is very caring of others,” says a person who knows him. “He is funny and helpful when needed.” Domanic delights in playing sports, especially basketball. He enjoys spending time outdoors and likes climbing trees and going for walks along the creek where he lives. “Going out to eat at fast food places brings him a great deal of joy.” Domanic says that doing chores is his favorite thing to do after school. On his list of favorite things, Domanic includes pizza, everything to do with lions and the colors red and black.


Aaron   Age: 11    Waiting Since:  12-17-2020

Aaron loves collecting Pokémon cards and discussing the different characteristics of each Pokémon. He also enjoys vehicles, specifically monster trucks, motorcycles and fast cars such as Ferraris. Aaron enjoys swimming, riding bikes and playing basketball. He hopes to join a basketball, football or soccer team in the near future. In quieter times, Aaron likes building with Legos and listening to music.


Eddie   Age: 16    Waiting Since:  5-15-2019

Edward is extraordinary, exceptional and experienced at game-playing. He loves playing video games, board games and card games. When done playing games, Edward likely turns his attention to watching football, movies and television shows.


Ashton   Age: 13    Waiting Since:  6-12-2019

Ashton wants others to know that he loves Mega Man more than playing tag or chasing butterflies in the backyard. The Mega Man video game is one of his favorites, along with Dig Dug, Tretis and Super Smash Bros. In addition to all things Mega Man, Ashton likes drawing, coloring and listening to Japanese music. He also likes coding – it’s his favorite subject in school – and eating mac ’n cheese and pizza. Ashton wants to be a video game creator.


Tyler   Age: 10    Waiting Since:  5-17-2019

Tyler is a friendly, silly, funny and playful young man who loves Pokémon. He enjoys playing video games and board games such as Monopoly, and he likes playing outside, riding his bike and going swimming. “Tyler is a good athlete and enjoys being part of a team,” says an adult close to him. He especially likes football, baseball and basketball.


John   Age: 15    Waiting Since:  9-16-2019

John is a happy young man who delights most in play. “I like to play outside and ride my bike,” he says. “I like to play and be with other children.” When he’s inside, chances are pretty good that you’ll find John playing video games. John takes particular pleasure in celebrating the holidays.


Chris   Age: 13    Waiting Since:  4-29-2016

Chris loves interacting with the ones he enjoys the most. “Chris thrives on being busy and having a routine,” adds one of the adults close to him. His teachers call Chris a “very smart and quick learner,” and his worker says Chris is very energetic, fun and bubbly.


Joshua   Age: 11    Waiting Since:  06-04-2018

Joshua is sweet, playful and a kind young lad who is eager to learn all about the new people in his life. He loves being outdoors and takes advantage of any opportunity to play outside. He loves playing with toy cars and trucks and building things with Legos.


Taivion   Age: 15    Waiting Since:  07-16-2013

Taivion wants to become a professional athlete. He gets plenty of practice at his career goal and enjoys playing football and basketball, especially with friends. On the weekends, Tavion likes going fishing. Taivion’s favorite foods are steak, homemade mac ’n cheese, banana pudding and chocolate ice cream, and his favorite animals are cheetahs “because they are fast,” he says. Taivion is quick to make a positive impression on others.


Justin   Age: 12    Waiting Since:  02-19-2019

Justin wants to keep the peace and help others by becoming a police officer. But first, he’s got a lot of boyhood to live, and Justin intends to make the most of it. His favorite activities include swimming, bike riding and playing tag with friends. Justin also likes roller skating and playing laser tag and card and board games.


Caleb   Age: 16    Waiting Since:  6-13-2018

Caleb is a bit of an artist who likes to draw. Caleb dabbles in history, one of his favorite subjects in school, and says his dream destination is a museum “to learn more about Titanic.” Caleb dreams of becoming a guitar player or a drummer. When he’s asked what he’s most proud of, Caleb says his relationship with his younger brother. With his future forever family, Caleb wants to watch movies and go to concerts together.


Oscar   Age: 9    Waiting Since: 7-13-2017

This energetic and athletic young boy loves sports, playing outside and going swimming and to the park. Oscar likes riding bikes and jumping on a trampoline. He’s an adventuresome young lad who enjoys going to the zoo and to the beach. In the winter, Oscar likes going sledding. On his list of favorite things, Oscar includes the color red and chicken and macaroni.


Josiah   Age: 15    Waiting Since: 12-16-2019

Josiah is described as very athletic and really enjoys playing both football and basketball. In fact, he hopes to end up playing in the NFL or NBA. Josiah hopes his forever family enjoys video games and has pets.


Cal   Age: 15    Waiting Since: 4-12-2018

Cal loves interacting with others, enjoys life’s simple pleasures and likes helping around the house. He loves sports and enjoys playing basketball. Cal also enjoys playing video games on his XBox, going to church and he enjoys good food.


Jacob   Age: 17    Waiting Since: 8-23-2017

You’re likely to get the star treatment when Jacob meets you. After all, he enjoys meeting and spending time with others, and he’s described as a joy to be around. Jacob needs experienced parents and should be the youngest child in the home.


Jackson   Age: 10    Waiting Since: 2-27-2018

For Jackson, life is more fun because Spiderman is in it! Whether watching his favorite super hero fight crime, or having his action figures do it, Spiderman is Jackson’s fave! He hopes for a mom more than anything and he also hopes for the love of a cat and a dog!


Asher   Age: 15    Waiting Since: 2-5-2020

Star Wars, Sponge Bob, Pokemon, Legos and Minecraft are among Asher’s favorites. He enjoys listening to music, watching movies or riding his bike. When he gets older, he wants to become a mechanical engineer so he can build a hoverboard or a motorcycle, or become a chef because he enjoys cooking and can make meatballs from scratch. Asher hopes for siblings and a family with a cat!


Carson   Age: 16    Waiting Since: 5-29-2019

Carson is described as imaginative. He enjoys basketball and playing video games. He’ll fit into just about family as long as he’s the youngest child. His list of favorite things includes chicken tenders, hot dogs and hamburgers for food, black, yellow, red and blue for color and cheetah and snow leopard for animal.


Roland   Age: 13    Waiting Since: 4-11-2019

Roland is friendly, kind, and social. He still enjoys using his imagination to play with action figures or he enjoys sitting around the table and playing games. He’d really like a forever family with a dog!


Emmanuel   Age: 13    Waiting Since: 5-22-2017

Emmanuel is a sweet and imaginative boy. He likes to read, watch movies and TV and play video games to fuel his imagination. He needs a forever home that thrives on routine.


Robert      Age: 16        Waiting Since: 8-7-2017

Robert has a quick wit and enjoys making others laugh and smile. A person close to him calls Robert a comedic young man whose biggest passion is fire trucks.


Brendan      Age: 17        Waiting Since: 3-15-2018

Brendan is described as a sweet and caring kid who cares for others more than he does himself. He hopes to help others live better lives when he grows up.


Cody      Age: 15        Waiting Since: 4-21-2016

Cody’s favorite things to do include swimming, playing with Legos, playing football, flying his drone and going to trampoline parks. If you ask him what he’s most proud of, Cody says that he’s fast and strong.



Justin       Age: 15       Waiting Since: 5-2-2018

He might come across as a little shy, but once this young man gets to know you, his real personality will shine. Justin is described as funny, generous, outgoing and someone who gets along with everyone. There’s nothing he wants more than to belong.


Joshua          Age: 13        Waiting Since: 7-4-2016

Joshua is a very smart kiddo! He enjoys being active and playing outdoors or doing sports. He absolutely loves pizza! He can be shy, but This loving, outgoing boy wants a future forever family so they can get along and play nice together.


Jayden      Age: 11       Waiting Since: 10-20-2017

Jayden loves the outdoors, especially when he finds some bugs to play with. Jayden also loves coloring, drawing pictures and reading. He loves animals so much that he dreams of having some when he finds his future forever family.


Darius       Age: 16        Waiting Since: 11-15-2013

Darius needs a family that can offer him a solid and consistent routine as that is how he’ll be the most successful. This young man has the ability to form strong bonds with those he grows to.


Israel        Age: 17         Waiting Since: 8-5-2015

Israel is an outdoorsy kid who enjoys a good game of basketball or soccer. He has active imagination and his favorite animals are those you might find on an African safari. If he could wish for anything, one of his wishes would be for a family with brothers.


Jonathan          Age: 18         Waiting Since: 12-17-2010

Jonathan is described as a go-getter who is constantly on the move and has lots of energy to spare. His perfect parent relationship would be one on one, but Jonathan could do well in the right, two-parent, active home.

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