Heart Gallery ID #TN01-2833500

Matthew is a sweet young man with an infectious smile and laugh. He is a caring child who is polite and loves to help. For example, Matthew helped create and decorate top hats to garnish the Christmas trees this past December. He held a job for a time, helping to clean and organize. Matthew also enjoys dressing up and looking his best. When he has a meeting or appointment, he likes to wear button-up shirts with a tie. On his birthday he likes wearing a red cape.

Matthew has a kind nature and enjoys being around fun and energetic individuals who can engage with him in a variety of activities. Matthew likes to be a part of the group and is friendly and engaging with his peers. Matthew really enjoys running and track; he ran a 5k one year and earned second place out of all those who ran. He has participated in several 5ks and other running events. Matthew also enjoys basketball and other outdoor activities. Matthew made the football team one year and played at home and away games, as well.

Aside from running and basketball, Matthew’s other favorite hobbies include reading, typing and general computer-related activities. Matthew is a Harry Potter fan. His favorite movies are Man of Steel and Batman III. Matthew loves animals and his favorite is a shark. His favorite food is pizza.

Matthew has a great drive to learn and he is very motivated to help adults around him. Matthew would benefit from having an encouraging, outgoing and energetic family who enjoys engaging in a wide variety of activities. He is hoping for a family that will provide opportunities for his ongoing success in life.

Photographed: August 2017, Brandee Rees  227


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