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Justin & Joy

Hi There! Before giving birth, you must have plenty of very difficult decisions to make in the near future. One important decision is whether adoption is the right choice for you. We have reached a time in our lives where it's time to grow our family and would be excited to have you learn more about us and the wonderful life your child would have should you choose us as your child's parents.

About Us

Justin
Joy
Job
Commercial Real Estate Agent
Executive Director
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Economics
Bachelor's Degree in Economics
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Our Leisure Time

Beautiful Oahu

Traveling is extremely important to us as we both have a desire to travel to new places while creating some wonderful memories. We look forward to exposing a child to different cultures and experiences as we believe that experiences like this can shape a child's life. Each year, we plan a fun, week-long vacation, typically somewhere new, and take advantage of long weekends throughout the year by going up to northern Arizona to Justin's parents' home in the mountains or getaways to the beach in San Diego. We have traveled to many different places, but by far Oahu is our favorite vacation spot as it has a good mix of relaxation time that includes relaxing at the beach, snorkeling or learning the history of Pearl Harbor.

When we aren't traveling, we enjoy spending time with family and friends. In the summer we enjoy being near the water and having BBQ's. Fall is one of our favorite seasons as it entails tailgating and watching football games. We are lucky to have a great group of friends that we consider family. Whenever we can, we like getting together to watch a game, BBQ, hanging out by the pool and playing games that both adults and kids can participate in. We cannot wait to have a child to add to our circle of friends and family.

Qualities We Love, Admire and Respect in Each Other

Ready to Become Parents!

Joy About Justin: Justin has a such a fun-loving, outgoing personality. People are naturally drawn to him. He is one of those people that everyone gets along with as he has such an easy-going personality. I knew at the beginning of our relationship that Justin would be a great father as I admired how natural he is with kids. They always seem to gravitate towards him. When I watch Justin with my two nieces and nephew, it makes my heart flutter because he is so natural with children.

Justin About Joy: I appreciate and love Joy for her great qualities she possesses. She is by nature a very loving, honest and caring person, who is willing to help friends and family in need on short notice. She is also very understanding of other people's desires such as; being there for her sisters to watch our nieces and nephew as well as allowing me an opportunity to watch a ball game or go golfing with friends. Joy is also a very patient person who is not quick to judge others. With that patience, it gives her the ability to be an ideal employee who has earned her great respect at her senior living community where she works as an Executive Director.

Why We Chose Adoption

We have seen firsthand what a blessing adoption can be and are excited to build our family through adoption. Although this will be our first time adopting personally, our family is very familiar with adoption. Adoption has touched both of our lives as Justin's first cousin, Roy, and Joy's niece, Olivia, were both adopted. When we discovered we would not be able to conceive, adoption was the natural choice for us and we can't wait to add to our family's adoption story!

We look forward to the pure pleasure of watching our child be a kid and viewing life through our child's eyes where everything is new, everything is a learning experience and viewing a world that is full of endless possibilities. As parents we want to be able to provide our child with every opportunity possible and allow him/her to be able to explore any interests/hobbies that he/she may have. We cannot wait to experience the moments of reading our child a bedtime story and witnessing our child's milestones, such as crawling, walking for the first time and a first ball game or dance recital. It will be a true blessing to watch and help them develop into who they will become while using their God given natural abilities and desires. We know that being parents will be such a rewarding experience that will be exciting and a blessing in our lives.

Video

Photos

Enjoying the View
Enjoying the View
Storytime With Uncle Justin
Storytime With Uncle Justin
Joy & Our Pup, Vino
Joy & Our Pup, Vino
Our Teams
Our Teams
Playtime
Playtime
Girl Time With Joy's Sister & Niece
Girl Time With Joy's Sister & Niece
Beautiful Alaskan Glaciers
Beautiful Alaskan Glaciers
Cheering on the Wildcats
Cheering on the Wildcats
Hiking in Hawaii
Hiking in Hawaii
Celebrating With Our Niece - Way to Go Ruby!
Celebrating With Our Niece - Way to Go Ruby!
Sisters
Sisters
Fun With Uncle Justin
Fun With Uncle Justin
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Enjoying the View
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Storytime With Uncle Justin
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Joy & Our Pup, Vino
Joy & Our Pup, Vino
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Our Teams
Our Teams
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Playtime
Playtime
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Girl Time With Joy's Sister & Niece
Girl Time With Joy's Sister & Niece
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Beautiful Alaskan Glaciers
Beautiful Alaskan Glaciers
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Cheering on the Wildcats
Cheering on the Wildcats
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Hiking in Hawaii
Hiking in Hawaii
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Celebrating With Our Niece - Way to Go Ruby!
Celebrating With Our Niece - Way to Go Ruby!
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Sisters
Sisters
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Fun With Uncle Justin
Fun With Uncle Justin

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Home

When we purchased our home about three years ago, we were so excited as this was our first home that we bought together. We envision raising a family in this home and creating many wonderful memories. We live in a three bedroom townhome that is a great space for raising a family and hosting some family and friends who visit from out of town. Our downstairs is warm and inviting as there is open space for having family and friends over or grilling out on our back patio.

We enjoy taking our dog for walks along the green belt (a parks & recreation area) which is right across the street from our townhome development. While taking our walks, we'll see many families with their children that are out riding bikes or playing in the local parks. There are also many Saturdays where we spend time at our local farmer's market. Our neighborhood is close to a metropolitan area that allows us to take advantage of great activities that include going to the zoo, museums, sporting events, family-friendly festivals, park, etc. We can't wait to see the world thru our child's eyes when we take him/her to these venues for those activities.

Our Extended Families

Joy's Family

We are very fortunate to have loving families who are incredibly supportive of our adoption journey. We are a small close-knit family and are blessed to have family close by. Both of our parents are retired and live close by, so there will definitely be frequent visits to our house and theirs! Justin has one younger brother that lives in Florida. Joy has two older sisters; one lives in town with her husband and their two children and the other sister lives in Ohio with her husband and their daughter. Even though we have siblings that live miles away, we get to see them on a frequent basis.

Family Birthday Celebration

There are many holidays and birthdays that we spend together as a family. Christmas is our favorite time of the year as this creates many wonderful family memories from baking cookies with our nieces and nephew, opening presents or Justin sneaking away to place presents at the front door for our niece and nephew pretending that the Pajama Elf delivered them. We cannot wait to start our own family traditions once we have a child.

In addition to our loving and supportive family, we have close friends that we know will become aunts and uncles to this child.Our four legged child, Vino, will no doubt become fast friends with his new brother or sister. Our family and friends cannot wait for us to bring home a sweet little baby to love and nurture.

From Us to You

Thank you for taking the time to read our profile and getting to know us better. We cannot begin to imagine what you must be feeling, thinking and experiencing during this time. We are grateful that you love your child so much that you are considering an adoption plan. We hope that you feel supported and loved no matter where you are at in your journey. We truly feel that a birthmother puts the needs of her child above the wants of her own.

We have been truly blessed in so many ways and we hope we will soon be blessed with a child to love, cherish and parent when the time is right. We are incredibly excited to be parents and have so much of our hearts to give. If we are fortunate enough to choose us for your child, we promise to always strive to provide a stable and loving home that is surrounded by lots of friends, family, great memories and plenty smiles and laughter along the way.

As far as how we became to be a couple, we have Justin's grandfather to officially thank for introducing us. We have been married for over four years and have known each other for over nine years. Our lives are surrounded by loving family and friends that we consider family. From the very beginning we were focused on building a strong foundation that includes friendship. We tried to conceive a child of our own and realized that we may not be able to grow a family of our own, without adoption. Both of us have been touched by adoption on both sides of our family.

Our family and friends have supported us thru the adoption process. They could not be happier for us and cannot wait to meet the new addition to our family. With our family and friends being close by, we know that they will love this little one unconditionally from diapers, through childhood, graduation(s) and their own journey through adulthood.

We are looking forward to being able to provide a child with memories that he/she will cherish that will include discovering his/her talents, desires and hopes for his/her future. There is no dream that is too big, and we promised to try our best to help him/her to reach his/her dreams. Just like you, we want what is best for your child.

If you decide to make an adoption plan, we want to assure you that we promise to write letters, send pictures, give you updates as you so desire. He/she will know they are loved by you. We promise to cherish and love your child and to provide a safe, happy home and a life with every opportunity possibly.

Thank you for taking the time to get to learn more about us. Adoption is such a special gift and we will never forget how brave you are and how lucky we would be if you chose us to parent your child. We want to assure you that if you choose us as parents for your child, he/she will be loved unconditionally. We know that growing our family would not be possible without you.

May you find peace and happiness on whatever path you take.

With respect, love and the upmost admiration,

Justin & Joy

Favorites

Justin
Joy
Actor
Tom Hanks
Matt Damon
Actress
Michelle Pfeiffer
Julia Roberts
Animal
Tiger
Dog
Author
John Gresham
Suzie Orman
Book
Wise Guy: Life in a Mafia Family
Eat, Pray Love
Candy Bar
Snickers
Butterfinger
Cartoon
Garfield
Smurfs
Childhood Memory
Going to the beach in San Diego
Going Camping with my Family
Childhood Toy
Sports video games
My Blanket
Children's Book
The Grinch That Stole Christmas
The Pokey Little Puppy
City
San Diego
San Diego
Classic Movie
Animal House
Sound of Music
Color
Navy
Grey
Day of Week
Saturday
Saturday
Dessert
Georgia Mud Fudge Blizzard
Cheesecake
Disney Movie
Finding Nemo
The Lion King
Dream Car
Grand Cherokee SRT
Lexus SC 430 Hard Top Convertable
Dream Job
Sports Announcer
Forensic Scientist
Dream Vacation
Australia
Fuji
Family Activity
Playing Board Games
Playing board/card games
Flower / Plant
Saguaro Cactus
Hydrangea
Food
Steak
Pizza
Form of Exercise
Playing Sports-just let me know when and where!
Running
Fruit
Strawberries
Strawberries
Game
Trivial Pursuit
Family Fued
Hobby
Watching Sports
Traveling
Holiday
Christmas
Christmas
Holiday Song
Run Run Rudolph
Baby It's Cold Outside
Holiday Tradition
Opening Gifts With Family and Watching Football on New Years Day
Opening Gifts With Family
Ice Cream
Rocky Road
Vanilla
Junk Food
Pretzels
Sour Patch Kids
Leisure Activity
Golf
Watching Sports
Magazine
Forbes
Real Simple
Memory with a Child
Playing Sports With My Cousins
Holding my adopted niece for the first time
Memory with Spouse
Our Vacation in Oahu
Our vacation in Oahu
Movie
Top Gun
Love Actually
Movie Munchie
Whoppers
Popcorn
Movie Quote
"You can't handle the truth."
"You is kind. You is smart. You is important."
Movie Type
Action/Mystery
Romantic Comedy
Musical
Grease
Phantom of the Opera
Musical Group
Beastie Boys
Kenny Chesney
Nursery Rhyme
I'm a Little Teapot
You Are My Sunshine
Olympic Event
Ice Hockey
Figure Skating
Personal Hero
World War II Veterans
Harriet Tubman
Play
MacBeth
Death of a Salesman
Poet
Jack Kerouac
John Keats
Quality about my Spouse
Honest
Passionate about Life
Quote
You can catch more bees with honey than you can with vinegar
When was the last time that you did something for the first time?
Restaurant
Famous Dave's
Grimaldi's Pizza
Sandwich
Italian Grinder
Grilled Cheese
Scripture
Luke 6:31
1 Corinthians 13:4-13
Shopping Store
Macy's
Ann Taylor
Song
This is How We Do It - Montel Jordan
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding
Sport to Play
Basketball
Volleyball
Sport to Watch
Football
Football
Sports Star
Nic Foles
Robin Yount
Sports Team
Chicago Cubs
Green Bay Packers
Subject in School
Economics
Math
Superhero
Bateman
Wonder Woman
Thing to Cook
Steak
Pasta
Time of Day
5:00 p.m.
At Sunset
Tradition
Tailgating with Friends & Family at University of Arizona Football Games
Spending Time With Family during the holidays
TV Show
Two and a Half Men
Friends
TV Show Character
Charlie Harper
Rachael
Type of Music
70's Rock
Hip Hop
Vacation Spot
San Diego
Hawaii
Video Game
Super Techmo Bowl
Double Dragon

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