October 2007
young man sitting and smiling Daval (DJ) longs for the care of a nurturing and loving family. He is a sweet young man that is always willing to lend a helping hand. He loves to read books in his spare time and enjoys learning, especially when it comes to science and animals. DJ aspires to be a Zoologist and is very knowledgeable in this area. He is a 7th grader who excels in school and loves adventure. He enjoys outdoor activities and exploring nature.

DJ is very well-spoken and mature for his age. He has experienced a lot of loss and disappointment but never lets that damper his shine. He loves to joke and is very witty. DJ will flourish with a family who is affirming and always open to discussing emotions and feelings. DJ is well-bonded to his younger siblings and would like to maintain those relationships whether it be in person, video chat, or phone calls. DJ cannot wait to be adopted and have a forever family to love and grow with him.
Agency: Cuyahoga County DCFS
Contact: Arielle Smith, Kirstin Dibbern
Telephone: 216-561-5454, 216-881-4046