At only 14 years old, Gerardo has achieved so much in his young life. He is making huge leaps and bounds with his grades, his behaviors, and his relationships. Now, he’s ready to find a forever family! Gerardo’s big smile and heart to always help others is contagious. Last year, he had the opportunity to meet his favorite Lakers player, Kobe Bryant, and also received a pair of his signed shoes! Being a Lakers fan, Gerardo’s witty and articulate personality as he watched the Lakers play, was bright with hopes and dreams. His future goal is to become a lawyer and hopes a permanent family will fight and advocate for him and all his future endeavors, because every heart blooms with love.
Photographed by Richard Rosales
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