These twins know that they have double the smiles to steal your heart! Typical teenage boys, Lynell and Ryan love to play video games, ride their bikes around the neighborhood, and play sports. They both have a special connection to animals and have a great bond with a dog they rescued with their foster family. Their favorite summertime activities are riding four-wheelers and going camping!

Lynell has a huge heart and can make anyone laugh in seconds! Those who know him boast of his ability to command a room and his natural leadership skills. An active young man, he adores football and basketball. A typical day for Lynell includes riding his bike around with friends and practicing his jump shot for a future career in basketball. In the event that he isn’t the next LeBron, he would like to become a police officer. Lynell is a great brother to Ryan and has a special talent for making his infant foster brother laugh. Other talents include being handy by fixing things around the house and having a knack for Fortnite. This respectful teen is in the ninth grade.

Ryan loves music and can surprise you with his skills for rapping! A sweet and loving kid with a sheepish smile, he enjoys playing outside with other kids in the neighborhood. Being physically active is important for this social boy, and he likes to show off his medal from Jiu-Jitsu. Ryan is also a self-proclaimed expert at video games and has fun getting his brother out of tight spots to level up. He isn’t sure what he wants to be when he grows up but has thrown around the idea of being a police officer. Ryan is a friendly ninth grader who likes school, and his favorite subject is English.

All family types will be considered for Lynell and Ryan. They have important connections that they would like to maintain following placement. We will only accept inquiries on the brothers, as they will be placed together. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services.

For Missouri children, both homestudied and non-homestudied Missouri families are encouraged to inquire; only homestudied families from other states should do so.

For more information on becoming an adoptive family, please email or call 800-554-2222.