Meet Davonte

Davonte is excited to share some of his story through our In-Depth Profiles, a NWAE project that empowers teens to speak directly to potential adoptive families. Learn more about In-Depth Profiles™.

Loves: Being outside playing sports
On Sundays: Cheers on the Seahawks and Russell Wilson
Always up for: A family outing
Wants to find: A loving, permanent family

Ask anyone who knows him and they’ll tell you the same thing – Davonte is a great guy to have on your team! Davonte possesses natural leadership skills that are especially useful in his community. He is a positive leader who is the first one to head out to help his friends and peers. He’s supportive in any situation and will oftentimes jump at the chance to voluntarily coach and assist other kids with games or sports. He’s very athletic and doesn’t mind lending his expertise and talent to help someone else out. Davonte is a very friendly person with an amazing smile to match the kindness in his heart. If a friend or peer is having a hard time or a bad day, Davonte can be counted on to lend a helping hand, a high five, or a hug. He offers encouragement, strength, or a good joke to make everyone around him feel better. It goes without saying that Davonte has a very good sense of humor, and the kind of spirit that lifts up everyone around him.

It's a pretty normal sight to see Davonte outside playing sports. So he wanted to share his passion!

Davonte is really great at expressing himself, and in turn, making those around him feel valued and appreciated. He is adept at telling his friends why he enjoys spending time with them and will effortlessly express his appreciation by detailing the ways in which they are a good friend to him. When Davonte feels cared for, he will let you know.

Davonte in a blue shirt smiling and holding a dinosaur toy.

As aforementioned, Davonte is very athletic and especially likes skateboarding, playing football, basketball, and soccer. He wants to be a basketball player when he grows up, though he has most recently played on a soccer team and that was a great experience for him. When he isn’t playing sports or spending time outside, Davonte is really great at sticking to his daily routine which includes watching movies, playing video games, playing with puzzles, marbles, and board games like Connect 4. Davonte really appreciates a clean and organized area, so besides his clear dedication to puzzles, with pieces scattered about the floor, it is a priority to him to keep his space neat and tidy.

In school, Davonte is eager to learn and does well with one-on-one time with his teacher. He is conscientious and takes his time learning new information and retaining new concepts. Davonte likes school and has a lot of good days. He thrives on structure; the familiarity of school and his routine in the classroom is a positive in his life.

See how Davonte's awesome In-Depth Profile came together, from start to finish.

Even outside of the classroom, Davonte thrives with routine. Davonte appreciates knowing what will happen the next day, and really likes to be informed if anything will change or is out of the ordinary. Patience and clarity are important to Davonte and help him feel comfortable and secure.

Davonte would really like to be adopted by a patient and loving family. Davonte has regular Skype visits with his two biological siblings who live out of state, and would appreciate a family who can help nurture and support that bond throughout his life. Davonte would do well with a family who also enjoys playing sports, spending time outside, and will provide him with the kind of consistency and structure he is used to. Davonte is goofy, playful, social, and kind. Anyone would be lucky to have Davonte as a part of their family. If you are interested in learning more about him, please reach out to us.

We’re excited to find him the adoptive family he deserves.