Kilayna is smart, funny, and easy to talk to.
More About Kilayna
She is a strong advocate for herself and has big goals for her future. Kilayna enjoys roller skating, doing her hair and makeup, and shopping, especially thrifting. She also really enjoys watching movies and television of many genres. Kilayna is an avid reader. She likes romantic novels and books that she could relate to. Kilayna also appreciates good music and art. She even dabbles in ukulele. Kilayna maintains a pescatarian lifestyle. Her favorite foods are sushi and Takis. Kilayna is open to most types of families; from ethnic backgrounds to two parent households, same sex couples and hetero couples. She would prefer being the only child in a home. Kilayna would also like a family pet. She stated, “Two to four pets in the home is doable, but five or more is too much.” Kilayna identifies as transgender; an open and welcoming LGBTQIA+ friendly home will be essential. Kilayna is comfortable in suburban communities but would also be open to living in an urban community setting. She would prefer not to live in a rural area though.
A family for Kilayna...
Kilayna needs parent(s) who are willing to work with and love her through her ups and downs as well as, having an understanding of her mental health needs and barriers associated with this. Kilayna identifies as a transgender female, so an LGBTQ friendly home is essential for her well-being. It is imperative that the family is supportive of her transgender identity. She would thrive in a family setting that is structured and consistent. Kilayna does best when expectations are given up front and really needs a family that will follow through with age-appropriate consequences.
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