Derrick from Texas
Derrick is an athletic and funny youth. He loves to make people laugh. His favorite sports are Football and Basketball. Derrick is musically inclined and loves singing at church. He is an excellent dancer. Derrick has an inquisitive and adventurous personality. However, he can be very timid at times. He is always searching to find something new. Derrick loves reading, and he can read a book in a day. He spends his spare time building with Legos and drawing. Derrick likes to play board games, especially when he wins! He loves to be outdoors riding his bike or playing on the playground. His favorite restaurants are McDonald's and Chuck E. Cheese. Derrick is looking forward to finding his forever family! Visit me at the Heart Gallery of the North Texas.
Derrick and Draylon are very close brothers who are looking for a loving family to raise them. Family and love is very important to both of them. Derrick and Draylon share a very close connection with one another, almost as if they are twins. They like to sing, dance, and enjoy entertaining together. The boys like to take care of and dote on each other. Derrick and Draylon are shy when you first meet them, but they warm up quickly. The pair is very animated and talkative when together. They each have their own personality. The brothers like to be independent as much as they like to be together. Of course, their favorite places to eat are McDonald's and Chuck E. Cheese. Derrick and Draylon like to race around and see who can win the most tickets. Visit us at the Heart Gallery of the North Texas.
Derrick will thrive in a family who is positive, active, and participates in community activities. He will benefit from a family who is understanding, encouraging, and supportive as he transitions into his new life. His family will be patient, kind, and committed as well as have knowledge of trauma-informed interventions. He will benefit from a family who will spend individual time with him. His forever family will provide positive reinforcement and redirection in a structured home environment.