Nathaniel, who prefers to go by Nate, is a very intelligent youth. He enjoys playing board games, putting together puzzles, and anything else that challenges his mind. He also enjoys being outside and fishing.
Nate does very well in school and enjoys socializing with his friends. Nate is a hard worker and loves to read as well. He tends to be a follower and sometimes has trouble expressing his true feelings as he only wants to please people. Nate is currently involved in the Juvenile Justice system. He has recently completed sex offender treatment successfully.
Nate will be best matched with a family who is loving, nurturing, and committed to him. He will thrive in a home with structure, routine, and clearly defined boundaries. Nate needs to be the only or youngest child in the home.
He has a brother in care as well who is not part of this adoption. The family will need to be committed to ensuring continued contact with his sibling. Nate needs a family who will not only love him but be his voice and advocate for him. The family needs to have clear rules in their home and be able to enforce them.