Joseph is an 18-year-old boy from Texas who is hoping to be adopted.
Joseph is a loveable teenager and is very helpful as he likes to feel needed by others. He is a very artistic teenager and loves creating clothes with ordinary everyday items. Amongst this passion he also finds joy in expressing himself through painting and drawing. Joseph has become very interested in music and his favorite musician is Michael Jackson. He enjoys listening to his songs and mimicking his dance moves. Joseph typically does well at home when he has something to entertain him like television or video games. He enjoys talking to people and telling stories. Joseph is developing a love for good food and has stated that he wants to explore learning how to cook some of his favorite foods. He enjoys going to school as well as learning new things. Joseph strives to overcome the obstacle of getting distracted in the school setting and uses his desire to have passing grades to motivate him to stay focused. He is strong-willed, independent, and determined. At times it is difficult for him to interact appropriately with others as it pertains to verbally expressing himself. Joseph would like for his new family to respect his relationship with his biological family and cultivates all his interests and hobbies.
The adoptive family for Joseph will need to be willing to make a life-long commitment to his care. It will be beneficial to Joseph if the family has at least two adults in the home. Ideally, the parents will consist of a mother and father, although not required. The adoptive family for Joseph will provide him one on one attention. Joseph will need age appropriate supervision and structure.
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