11-year-old Jayden had a ball as he tried his hand at the batting cages. This 4th grader loves sports and enjoys school.
His favorite subjects are, "Math and Science," Jayden said.
Jayden tells me he loves doing the experiments in science class. Jayden has a huge smile, and he is very friendly and helpful. Jayden strives for attention and loves to get positive feed back from others.
As for his future, he wants to do something in sports.
"Football Coach," Jayden says.
And if that doesn't work out, he has another career path he is thinking about.
"Marine Biologist," Jayden said.
Jayden says he loves fish and likes to go to the ocean. He also likes to play on his PS3 and go to the movies.
Jayden said "Scary movies," are this favorite.
Freddie is his favorite scary movie.
When it comes to his forever family, Jayden would like to have older siblings.
"Brothers and sisters," Jayden said.
Like most boys his age, Jayden thinks big when it comes to his 3 wishes.
"Be the richest person in the world. What's your second? Have all the Jordans and Nikes in the world. And you have the final one. What's your third wish? Live in the president's house," Jayden said.
He says most importantly he looks forward to having a family of his own. One that he can enjoy life with.
"Go to football games and go fishing," Jayden said.
And do all the things that family do while showing Jayden the Gift of Love.
If you'd like to know more about Jayden call our Gift of Love Hotline, toll-free, 1-888-KIDS-275.
Saturday, May 25 2013 12:43 PM EDT2013-05-25 16:43:19 GMT
A Lufkin man was arrested after running from police Saturday night. According to the police report, Edmond Fowler was reported trespassing at a residence on the 400 block of Birch St. in Lufkin. TheMore >>
A Lufkin man was arrested after running from police Saturday night.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 12:25 PM EDT2013-05-25 16:25:02 GMT
Saturday the Garden of Memories was filled with veterans and members of the community paying tribute to our country's heroes. "If it wasn't for our fallen comrades we wouldn't be free today," said JudyMore >>
Saturday the Garden of Memories was filled with veterans and members of the community paying tribute to our country's heroes.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 10:44 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:44:23 GMT
Stephanie Olford spent Friday afternoon organizing one of the pantries at the North Lufkin Hope Center. "We don't want to leave nobody out of food of any kind and turn nobody away," said Stephanie Olford. EveryMore >>
Every first Tuesday and Thursday the Hope Center passes out groceries to low income families.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:47 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:47:43 GMT
A Tennessee woman died Thursday afternoon, 17 days after a three-vehicle accident involving a FedEx truck.Jo Ann Jacobson, 75, of Savannah, Tenn., died at 1:30 p.m. at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.Jacobson'sMore >>
A Tennessee woman died Thursday afternoon, 17 days after a three-vehicle accident involving a FedEx truck.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:33 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:33:37 GMT
Authorities in Houston County are searching Salmon Lake in Grapeland for a 20-year-old man who is believed to have drowned Friday afternoon.Houston County Sheriff's Office deputies and Grapeland PoliceMore >>
An Orange man died after drowning in a Grapeland lake Friday afternoon.More >>