Albert is a 16-year-old boy from California who is hoping to be adopted.Albert is bright and engaging. He enjoys poetry and writing rap songs. He has a natural talent for music and he can communicate his feelings through words he writes in a song. He is learning appropriate relationship boundaries. He needs encouragement in school and he benefits from tutoring. He does well with motivation and one on one time and interest. He has siblings he is close to and he desires to maintain his connection to them. Albert is currently healthy. He enjoys playing football and he likes the outdoors. He is personable and enjoys good conversation. He has grief over past mistakes and experiences and he is learning to heal and grow. He enjoys being introduced to new activities. Albert wants to belong to a family and is a strong advocate for his own adoption. He will do well in a loving structured family without children where he can get the individual attention that he longs for.