Race: Black or African American
Raymond is a warm, engaging, and thoughtful boy with a wonderful sense of humor and a talent for telling funny stories that make others laugh! He is polite and is often complimented on his manners and kind nature. He loves to play sports, help with yard work, play video games, jump on the trampoline, watch television especially sports & make others laugh! He won at bowling and laser tag to celebrate his 13th birthday! Raymond also loves to eat and has a great appetite! He loves home cooked meals and big family gatherings. He also enjoys going out to eat. Raymond can be shy initially but connects easily with others and enjoys being the center of attention with those he is comfortable with. He has a wonderful singing voice. Raymond enjoys school and does well but needs accountability to complete his homework. He likes going to church and will lead the prayer for his church family.
Raymond understands the importance of having a family who he can feel safe with. He is very close with his current foster family who have been grandparent figures in his life, and they would like to keep that connection. He says he, one day, would like to experience a family vacation and he would like to have a family who enjoys doing things together. Raymond needs a family who will provide him with love, acceptance, and structure. Raymond has amazing potential and lots of love to give!