Gender: Female
Age: 16
Race: Black or African American

Makiyah is a bubbly, high spirited, sixteen-year-old girly girl who enjoys getting her hair and nails done.  She likes unicorns, making jewelry and spending time window shopping and browsing her favorite bookstore and going out for Starbucks.  Makiyah has a great sense of humor, loves dancing and recreating TikTok videos, singing and acting silly.

Makiyah has a sweet spirit and has realistic hopes and dreams for a successful future.   She expressed if she could have an animal, it would be a dog because they are adorable. Her favorite activity is going out to eat. Her absolute favorite restaurant is Golden Corral!

People that know Makiyah best describe her as a people person that is always full of joy. Makiyah easily engages in conversation and enjoys making people laugh.  Makiyah has infectious smile and cares about her reputation as a young lady who always strive to do her best. She is caring by nature and sensitive to the emotions of others.  One of Makiyah’s dreams is to become a foster parent in hopes to help kids in the foster care system. Makiyah’s dream vacation would be going to Hollywood to meet movie stars and singer Arianna Grande.  She desires to join the military.

Makiyah has experienced disappointments in her life, but she has not given up on her forever family. Makiyah enjoys spending one on one time with her caregivers and positive reinforcements.  Makiyah would do best in a two parent or single mom family that is nurturing, patient, and can provide clear boundaries. Makiyah will do best with experienced parents and as the only youngest or only child. Makiyah’s look forward to being a part of a family that can provide supervision and clear guidelines, and positive praise.

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