“I’m smart, I’m funny, I’m shy,” is how 13-year-old Dahsiyoni describes herself.
If he could, fourteen-year-old Ryan would like to play football all day long.
13-year-old Jahmeal is glued to his iPhone. When he’s not on his phone, he’s in the kitchen, cooking and baking.
Last week we introduced you to Fuquan. This week, we’re meeting his big sister, eight-year-old Adrianna.
Seven-year-old Fuquan loves sports and wants to be adopted with his sister, Adrianna.
Eight-year-old Desmond loves math and solving puzzles.
Eleven-year-old Marcelle has an active imagination. He loves mystery books and playing with Legos.
At 15, Jannean has a sense of extraordinary responsibility. She wants to go into the military and is already part of ROTC.
Last week we introduced you to 13-year-old Michael. Today, we’re meeting his younger brother, Jabriel.
Ruby can be quiet at first, but behind that shy exterior is a young girl bursting with talent.
Ben, 14, is becoming an expert at the art of paper-folding called “origami.”
At 17, Mikal is an LGBT activist looking for a permanent family of his own.
“I’m a person who likes to play football and who likes art,” he says.
Jasper, 14, wants to have a career in remote-control vehicles.
The Department of Human Services in Philadelphia is boosting its efforts to help get teenagers out of group homes and institutions, and into long term foster care.