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Devin’s adoption dream: “I’m looking for people who have a lot of energy and happiness”

Posted at 11:57 AM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 11:57:09-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Take a good look at Devin. This 15-year-old might be the next YouTube sensation!

“I’m a nice person, funny. My friends would describe me as cool and awesome,” said Devin.

Devin, who is currently in foster care in the state of Michigan, wants to create his own YouTube channel.

Media is one of his favorite classes along with music, math and history.

He really enjoys editing, playing video games and reading books.

“I like mythical creatures and games,” Devin said.

“I love anime because it can show different sides of people – their strengths or their weaknesses or how they feel about how they progress in life,” he explained.

Devin is also very physically active.

“I love skating – ice skating, roller blading, skate boarding. I like to ride bikes,” said Devin.

He really hopes a family will adopt him soon. He dreams about what they’d be like.

“I want to go with people who travel a lot and people who like to be active and joyful, happy,” he said.

“I don’t care if they were single - don’t have a problem with it. It doesn’t matter to me. I just want a family,” Devin added.

“I’m looking for people who have a lot of energy and happiness,” he explained.

If you’d like to learn more about adopting Devin, click here.

If you’d like to talk with someone about adopting Devin, please call the Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange at (800)589-6273.

You can always help by sharing Devin’s Grant Me Hope story on social media. Thank you!

Grant Me Hope is a marketing initiative to find older foster children adoptive homes before they age out of the foster care system. The non-profit is a collaboration of businesses, MARE (Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange), Michigan Department of Human Services, and Fusion Graphic Consultants. WXYZ is a proud media partner in this initiative.