Race: Black or African American
Audriel is an outgoing teenage girl who has a passion for design. Friendly but sometimes guarded, she will open up once she is comfortable and feels like the person has her best interest at heart. A true creator, Audriel dreams of being an interior designer but also loves cosmetology and wants to work on her craft of doing hair and being a nail tech.
Audriel reports she would like a family who wants to travel and spend time together. She wants to be able to be a true teenager, hang out with friends, shop, and have the freedom to express her creative side. Audriel has reported she’s ready for adoption. She can identify struggles she’s had in the past, holds herself accountable and wants better for herself. Audriel has matured, shown a lot of growth and is ready to find her “forever family”.
While looking for a family, Audriel has said it is very important for her to be able to maintain a relationship with her siblings/family. Family is important to Audriel, and she wants to expand her family, not replace them.
Audriel’s support team feels like she would do best in a structured but nurturing environment. She needs a family that is patient and understands the ups and downs of parenting a teenager. There may be some hard days when Audriel may not agree with a rule, but there will be far more rewarding ones. It would be beneficial to allow Audriel to have a part of that conversation and allow her to advocate for what she feels would help her. Overall, Audriel is an awesome girl with so much talent and potential.