Sports lover looking for forever family to be his number one fan

Sports lover looking for forever family to be his number one fan

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT (WJBK) -

We had the pleasure of hanging out with Austin at Comerica Park, one of his favorite places.  Austin loves going to Tigers' games and told us about his latest trip.

"I was sitting all the way over there in the high stands, but it was pretty good."

From the highest seat to the lowest dugout, Austin has seen it all thanks to a personalized tour of the stadium.

As much as Austin loves watching sports, he loves playing them even more.  His favorites are baseball and basketball.

"It's more fun for me to just be out there playing instead of me sitting on the bench."

Austin is always on the move.  He loves hanging out with friends.  They love going to the movies and the library.  He told us he likes to read books about sports.  He's a loyal fan and also a loyal friend.

Austin has been waiting for adoption for five years now.  Finding a family is very important to him, so he was a little nervous opening up to us, but he was still able to tell us about the forever family he's looking for.

"A mom and a dad, maybe a younger brother or something like that.  I'd just like to hang around a dad so he could show me some stuff that he used to do and things that he used to like and stuff.  I get along with anybody.  I'm always a good kid.  I don't really cause trouble."

Austin said he likes being a good example.  He loved having a younger foster brother in a previous placement.

"I don't mind sisters, just dolls, I don't mess with dolls."

A good brother and a good kid, this quiet young man is looking for a family that's a perfect fit.

"I'm a good kid.  I don't look for trouble.  I stay focused on what I've got to do.  If you need me, I'll be there."

To learn more about Austin, call the Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange at 1-800-589-6273 or visit www.mare.org.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Boy with autism benefits from therapeutic listening

    Boy with autism benefits from therapeutic listening

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:38:55 GMT
    Trevor Holzer is as active as any other 10 year old boy. just by looking at him, you wouldn't be able to tell he's affected by autismAs Trevor goes through his occupational therapy, he's got his own soundtrack.It's called therapeutic listening - the idea is to help Trevor with what's called sensory processing disorder. The goal of Easter Seals, making the world a better place for children with disabilities. As Fox 2's Deena Centofanti shows us, from an individual child to a team of players, i...
    Trevor Holzer is as active as any other 10 year old boy. just by looking at him, you wouldn't be able to tell he's affected by autismAs Trevor goes through his occupational therapy, he's got his own soundtrack.It's called therapeutic listening - the idea is to help Trevor with what's called sensory processing disorder. The goal of Easter Seals, making the world a better place for children with disabilities. As Fox 2's Deena Centofanti shows us, from an individual child to a team of players, i...
  • Detroit Police's 'Green Machine 40' stages crackdown of suspected drug houses

    Detroit Police's 'Green Machine 40' stages crackdown of suspected drug houses

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:34:02 GMT
    Heavily armed members of the Detroit Police Special Response Team move in -- swarming this house on Tacoma with the state police helicopter overhead.This residence is believed to be a drug house where people were selling cocaine. No evidence and no arrests were found this time, but Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the message is loud and clear"We'll come back to this location and we'll send the owner a nice note and if we have to come back again we'll take it," said Craig. Elsewhere ther...
    Heavily armed members of the Detroit Police Special Response Team move in -- swarming this house on Tacoma with the state police helicopter overhead.This residence is believed to be a drug house where people were selling cocaine. No evidence and no arrests were found this time, but Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the message is loud and clear"We'll come back to this location and we'll send the owner a nice note and if we have to come back again we'll take it," said Craig. Elsewhere ther...
  • Romulus cop in hot water after road rage incident

    Romulus cop in hot water after road rage incident

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:03:03 GMT
    An off-duty Romulus police officer is facing felony charges in connection with a road rage incident. Officer David Brooks is facing felonious assault and felony firearms charges after an investigation by Van Buren Township detectives.
    An off-duty Romulus police officer is facing felony charges in connection with a road rage incident. Officer David Brooks is facing felonious assault and felony firearms charges after an investigation by Van Buren Township detectives.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices