My name is James and I'm 17 years old




Black/African American


New Jersey

James is an affectionate boy always found with a smile on his face! Those closest to him describe James as a happy energetic kid with an infectious smile. He likes being outside, and especially enjoys walking around the tracks or swinging on the swings at the park. Although James does not show interest in sports, he loves to do various arts and crafts. Above all, his absolute favorite activity is jumping on the trampoline. James is truly gifted with balance and can be seen bouncing a ball on the trampoline as he jumps with ease. James is a happy kid full of energy, and his love of food gives him the burst of energy that keeps him active.

Learn more about James

Favorite hobbies

jumping on the trampoline, especially when a ball bounces with me!

When I grow up

I want to be a part of a loving family!

I’m happiest when

I'm taking walks or swinging in the park!

What I’m looking for in a family

one that will love and support me - I'd bring a lot of joy to any family!

Meet James's Siblings

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James's Story

James's Story

Would you like to make James part of your family?

To adopt James, you need to work with an adoption agency in your state and complete your home study. If you haven’t gotten this far in your process yet, we can connect you with an agency that can help.

If this is the first time you’re considering adopting from foster care, here’s a great guide on what to expect.