Isaiah, age 16, is an independent and well-mannered young man who loves being involved in his community. He is a mentor at the Boys and Girls Club and assists younger children at his church. Isaiah loves to spend time with others, and he is easy to get along with. His greatest interest is basketball, and you can often find him playing or watching games. He loves anything and everything to do with the sport! Isaiah aspires to play basketball in college and hopes to become a coach when he’s older. After a busy day, he likes to unwind with video games and his favorite thing to eat, soul food. Isaiah is a hard working student who especially does well in history and math. Isaiah would love to find a forever home in a city, or at least close to one! It is also important to Isaiah that he stays in touch with his great-grandmother and sister.

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Portrait by: Shana Watkins