Karissa is a 16-year-old girl who is very articulate but can be a little hesitant with people she does not know well, once Karissa gets to know someone, she will open up and can carry on great conversations. Karissa is creative and it shows through her love of drawing.  Music is a passion she listens to Metal, Queen and Alternative genres, with great musical talent she is learning to play the trombone.  Karissa someday would like to be a cheerleader, she has a great time playing volleyball, and she is a beginner tennis player.

The perfect family for Karissa is an active family, Karissa states she wants to be with a family that wants to get to know her and care about her.   Karissa has a younger brother they have a strong bond and have been together through their time in foster care. Any forever family considering Karissa will need to be open to helping her maintain consistent contact, phone calls, skype, or facetime with him.

For those who are licensed foster/adoptive parents, please contact:

Edna Green – Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter

1750 South Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 210, Saint Louis, MO 63144
o 314.367.8373
c 314.614.2413

For those who are not licensed foster/adoptive parents, please fill out the inquiry form below: