17 Year Old, Female, Black 


Makayla+C.+(3)Makayla is a youth who loves animals! She has assisted in raising goats and horses. Makayla would like to become a veterinarian when she gets older. She likes to shop and loves having a variety of different clothes. Makayla enjoys drawing and coloring to be able to show off her artistic side. She also is musical and writes her own songs. She enjoys watching cartoons and playing with stuffed animals. Makayla likes a challenge in school and does not like being given "busy work." Makayla is intelligent although her maturity level is of a child in the middle childhood stage. She thrives when shown lots of love, attention, and affection. Makayla has grown in areas such as discussing her feelings and sharing when she is not in a good mood. Makayla also likes to participate in swimming and outdoor activities. She enjoys listening to country music. Makayla's strengths include her ability to be a team player, kindness, and resiliency.

I like art, music, and I LOVE animals.




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