Strong-willed, independent and bright, Erika is a vibrant young lady who enjoys engaging with her peers but also values her quiet time. Erika is very social and has many friends. She enjoys board games, her dolls, dancing and basketball. Erika is easygoing, but knows how to speak her mind. She is resilient and able to adapt to any situation she finds herself in. The oldest of two other sisters in foster care, Erika is a leader and knows how to rally others behind her. She is very good at chess, a good problem solver and knows how to think through conflict. Erika does great in school and thrives with routines and structure. She is connected to her biological sisters and visits with them monthly. It is important to her to maintain this contact. Most of all, she wants a family to love her and give her the attention she needs to grow to her potential.
Photographer, Karen Carey