La'rey from Texas
Juanita is a sweet youth who loves to talk with adults. She enjoys participating in activities that other teenagers her age like to do for fun and has a wide variety of interests. She likes singing, dancing, and drawing. Juanita also enjoys playing sports, like basketball and football. She considers herself a "tomboy" and wants to play football professionally, someday. Juanita participates in community and religious activities. She loves going shopping, watching movies, listening to music, and creating things. Juanita is very social and able to express her thoughts and feelings. She describes herself as someone with a lot of talent. She has difficulty at times controlling her emotions and taking responsibility for her behaviors. Juanita looks forward to being adopted, but said she is slowly losing hope due to her age.
Juanita wants to be part of a family. She states she would like a mom and a dad with younger siblings. She would like to live in a quiet neighborhood and have a little Yorkshire terrier named "Sunshine". Juanita will do best in a family with lots of love and patience. An experienced, stable family, who has the time to devote to her and help her develop her potential, will be ideal. Parents who are calm and not easily frustrated will be an asset. Juanita needs a nurturing and a structured living environment that provides clearly defined limits. Discipline strategies that provided in a logical and reasonable manner without intense emotional reaction, is best. Juanita will do well with the use of positive reinforcement. She will also benefit from frequent feedback on her behavior. Juanita needs a family who will be calm, supportive, consistent, and willing to help her work through her emotions and feeling. A family who has a lot of love and attention to give would be best.