This friendly and likable youth enjoys hands-on activities such as building with Legos and doing art projects. A resourceful artist, Nathan creates masterpieces with limited materials. He is happy to be outdoors, riding his bike or playing volleyball. Any activity or object related to Dr. Who is sure to attract Nathan's interest. Nathan recognizes his Alaska native background, but identifies strongly with the Samoan culture. He likes singing and dancing, and has developed a strong faith base from attending the Samoan church. He values quality time with the important people in his life, and is encouraged by receiving gifts or hugs.
Nathan will thrive with a family that prioritizes time together, and offers unconditional patience, support, and affection to Nathan as he seeks to understand himself and his place in the community. Nathan would like to maintain his relationships with his adult sister and teenage brother, and has expressed a desire for his adoptive family to also accept his pet guppies.