Zakiyyah is an athletic 16-year-old with a delightful smile. She is passionate about music and loves singing and dancing. She enjoys singing to Beyonce and other rhythm and blues artists.
Zakiyyah has taken many dance classes, including ballroom, ballet and hip hop. She is able to choreograph dances and performs in front of an audience whenever she has the opportunity. She also has other talents as well. She is a very gifted artist and is very proud of her creations. In addition, she is an outstanding and imaginative writer. Like other teen girls,
Zakiyyah likes going shopping with her friends and having her hair and nails done.
Enrolled in the 10th grade, Zakiyyah attends an arts academy. She loves going to school. Math, science and history are her favorite subjects. Zakiyyah works hard in school and enjoys reading in her spare time. She especially likes the Twilight series and is a member of Team Edward. She gets along well with her classmates and looks up to her teachers and guidance counselors for friendship and support.
Zakiyyah would like to help the poor and homeless. She says she wants to spend time talking to the homeless to get their point of view on their lives.
Therapy is helping Zakiyyah deal with past trauma. She is beginning to learn to trust and needs an adoptive family that is loving, encouraging and patient. She thrives on one to one attention and a small family would be ideal for her.
Please contact the National Adoption Center, 1500 Walnut St., Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19102 if you would like more information about adopting children out of the foster care system. Call today for a free packet of information, 215-735-9988 or visit the website at www.adopt.org.