Gabriel is a talkative, charming, and caring 16-year-old who always has a smile on his face. He is very friendly and loves meeting new people. Gabriel enjoys many hobbies and likes going to school and learning new things.

He shows great leadership in group situations and is a positive role model to his peers. Gabriel has a strong work ethic, as well. He likes to do extra chores around the house and take part in community organizations to earn extra money for his savings.

His work ethic also shows in sports. Gabriel is a great athlete when it comes to basketball, football, baseball, track and hockey. A family for Gabriel would need to provide a lot of positive attention, patience, consistency and understanding.

To see a video of Gabe in action, go to, click on Meet the Kids and drop down to Channel 5 Kid Connection.

For more information on adopting or fostering a Minnesota Waiting Child, go to or call 612-746-5123.