John is a quiet, but playful young man. This 14-year-old is well-mannered and gets along with others.
His favorite things are Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh! trading cards and comic books. He also likes playing video games and is up on all the latest gaming system details. He enjoys being creative.
“I like Transformers. I want to collect them, but there is such an urge to take it out of the packet and transform it and see how it works,” said John. “I also love marbles.”
This ninth-grader does well in school, but needs a little extra help with reading and math.
“John is a very inquisitive child and likes to learn,” Northcutt said.
He also likes watching sports. “Rangers are my favorite team.”
John participates in school clubs and choir, as well as attends his church youth group and camp. He likes staying active.
“If I’m alone somewhere and there is nothing to do, I’m going to find something to do,” he said.
He’s open to what lies ahead as long as it means plenty of love, encouragement and a safe home. “I just want a family.”
Northcutt added, “He’s a very interesting kid and would be a great addition to someone’s home.”
To learn more about John, join Gillian Sheridan for her “Children are a Gift” report, Tuesday night on CBS 19 Ten @ 10. You can also find information on www.CBS19.tv and www.tylerpaper.com. To inquire about an East Texas child waiting to be adopted, call 903-533-4109.