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Children Are A Gift: Brent

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EAST TEXAS (KYTX) - He's a happy boy but needs a loving family.

 Brent usually has a smile on his face but he'd be beaming if he could find his forever family.

 Brent is a typical 12 year old. He likes video games.

"I tried the racing game."

He also likes sports and being outside.

"I like dirt bikes."

"I like football."

"Basketball is my favorite sport."

Although he was a bit reserved on this day. Brent is usually outgoing.

"Brent is not quiet at all. Usually he's real talkative. However when Brent has his mind set he is very determined."

This 12 year old prefers to be in a calm environment and enjoys doing simple things like organizing and counting.

"He has a very low attention span, so for Brent you are going to have to always keep him active."

Brent enjoys attending school but will need extra help with assignments.

He would do best with a patient family willing to give him a lot of one-on-one attention.

"Brent needs a home that can provide him with a lot of consistency, constant routine at all times. He has to be reminded over and over at times about rules and just simply tasks to keep him on target."

This young man has spent several years in foster care and wants to settle down.

"He's tired of being moved. He wants a family that he can call his own that he knows tomorrow he's not going to have to move."

Giving him a sense of security as he enters his teenage years.

"He told me coming up he wants a family that's going to love him and accept him. That's his one goal in life is to be adopted and loved."

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