If you’re wondering about the best way to get around, try asking Jacob! Someday, he’d like to be an engineer that makes hybrid cars, planes, and boats. He is also interested in learning more about the plumbing profession. Overall, Jacob is an inquisitive kid that’s constantly wondering how the world around him works. For now, he loves building with Legos and watching Lego videos. He also likes to play with Hot Wheels and army men. He loves all different kinds of foods and is always open to trying something new. Although pasta and lasagna are two of his favorites, he also gets excited about stir fry, salad, meatloaf, and other things. Open to trying new things all around, Jacob enjoyed watching the play, Alice in Wonderland, with his foster parents this past summer. He says that when he is adopted, he wants to go to movie theaters, see the ocean, and go camping.
Anyone who knows Jacob appreciates his sweet smile and knows that he loves to laugh. He’s quick to offer a helping hand to anyone who might need it. He’s a good helper with chores in the home and enjoys playing with other kids. Jacob loves to ride his bike and this has been a great way for him to get outdoors during online learning. He is easygoing and has a great sense of humor; he often makes people laugh with his silly commentary.
School is a bright spot for Jacob as he enjoys school and wants to learn. He is inquisitive by nature and likes to ask questions to better understand how things work. He does best with a supportive school environment that can help him learn and grow. Jacob is enthusiastic and works hard in school. He has often been acknowledged as a leader in class. He does well leading conversations and working in small groups. He has been excited to resume in person learning recently and enjoys connecting peers and teachers in his classroom. He won an award for perseverance at school and was so excited to hang his special certificate in his foster home.
Jacob is looking for a supportive family that can help lift him up and encourage him. Jacob’s team thinks that he’ll do best with calm and experienced parents, who highly value support and understanding. The right family for Jacob will be open to establishing or maintaining his relationships with various members of his biological family. It’s thought that Jacob would do best in a home where he is the only child or the youngest child of older siblings. It’s important for Jacob to have lots of time to adjust and transition to a new home environment. Spirituality is another thing that’s important to Jacob; he enjoys going to church and will often ask to do so.
Jacob is looking forward to having the support and stability of an adoptive family behind him as he continues to grow and explore who he is and what’s important to him. He needs a commitment with a family that will be there for him, support him, and help him along the way of becoming the best version of himself. Any family should be proud to call Jacob their child and can expect to have lots of laughs along the way! If you could see Jacob as a part of your family, please reach out to us. We can’t wait to find him the adoptive family that he deserves to laugh, love, and grow with.