A Letter from Will & Tonya

Thank you for taking the time to get to know a little about us. We are a fun-loving, witty, and caring couple excited to become first-time parents through adoption. After learning that Tonya could not have children our hearts were turned to adoption. We feel God has chosen us for this wonderful journey because it is in his divine plan. We have so much love to give and would love the opportunity to raise your child in a loving home filled with family and support. If you are comfortable, we would love to get to know you and hear about the hopes and dreams you have for your child!

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About Us!

We met 13 years ago and, in 2012, we were married!

We enjoy going to the movies, attending basketball, baseball and college football games, and love traveling to Louisiana to visit Tonya’s family, especially during the holidays. We share a passion for writing, music and the arts as well. Will is a published author and artist and Tonya is a published poet who knows how to play the baritone horn, trombone, and flute.

We attend church weekly and serve in various positions in our church. Our parents were very instrumental in our Christian walk and taught us to love one another, show kindness and always be compassionate to others- all things we look forward to passing on to your child. We believe in the importance of education and are also looking forward to encouraging and inspiring your child to reach for the stars!

About Will

When I first met Will, I knew there was something special about him. I noticed how he interacted with the women in his family- always showing respect and kindness. He is especially close with his mom and aunt. Will is very patient, caring, loving and protective. He is also a very talented artist and writer who is committed to his craft and his dreams are BIG! He is supportive of others, passionate and faith-filled in all that he does.

Will has a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh that is contagious! I know that he will be an awesome father. I know that he is looking forward to sharing his love of the arts with our child and supporting their imagination.

About Tonya

Tonya is an amazingly loving, down-to-earth, and fun person. She has a great sense of humor and is very passionate about education, children, and cooking. As soon as we started talking 13 years ago, we discovered that we had quite a bit in common. She has a passion for music and writing that she looks forward to sharing with our own child as well as our niece and nephew as they grow.

She is very nurturing, caring, and quite sensitive to those around her. Her passion drives her, and I know that she will be a loving and patient mom to our child. She is most looking forward to teaching our child how to play an instrument.

Our Home in Texas

We love our 3-bedroom suburban home and enjoy that we are only 30 minutes from a major city. We have a large side yard that has plenty of space to play games, host family, and to place a swing set or playhouse. It is the perfect house to play and grow. Our neighborhood is very quiet and family-friendly with three parks in the area. One home is located in one of the top school districts in the area and is also located close to our church which we attend together as a family regularly.

Our Family

We love spending time with our families and enjoy celebrating all of life’s milestones together.

Your child will have a large extended family to call their own! They will have 2 grandfathers, 2 grandmothers, 1 great-grandmother, 2 Aunts, 2 Uncles, 8 great-aunts, 6 great uncles and a host of cousins to play and grow alongside. Our entire family is excited to welcome your child.

Our Promise to You

We promise to provide your child with a life forever filled with love, family, laughter, and support. We will give them a strong educational foundation filled with music, art, games, and God to help them grow into their best self. They will grow up knowing their story and how they came to be part of our wonderful family.

We will treat you with the utmost respect, care, and genuine love. As we get to know, we hope to become friends as well.

If you would like to learn more about us, please call or text Lifetime at 1.800.923.6784.

Learn More About Will & Tonya

  Will Tonya
Our EducationAttended CollegeCollege Graduate
Our ProfessionsIT AnalystData Coordinator
Our Racial BackgroundAfrican AmericanAfrican American
Some of Will & Tonya's Favorites
What is your favorite color?BlackBlue (Any shade)
What is your favorite food?Beef StewBoiled Seafood: Crabs, Crawfish & Shrimp
Who's your favorite football team?Tennessee TitansNew Orleans Saints
Where do you plan to visit?Disney World once we have a little one!Disney World once we have a little one!
Favorite Basketball team(s)?Houston RocketsHouston Rockets & San Antonio Spurs
Favorite places/venue to visit together?Houston Rodeo, State Fair Classic (Dallas, Tx), Houston Rockets games and Astros Baseball gamesState Fair Classic(Dallas, Tx), Bayou Classic (New Orleans), Houston Rockets games and Astros Baseball games
More About Our Family
Our Special Interests

We love art, music and writing.

William: Is a published author and artist. He has written two novels and created a comic book. He is very passionate about writing and drawing comic books. He also loves to read as much as possible.

Tonya: I am a published poet. I've written several poems and four were published on I love music! While attending high school and college, I've marched in both the World Famed Tiger Marching Band and Concert Band. I've learned how to play three instruments: Baritone, Trombone and Flute. I'm hoping to teach our future son or daughter to play an instrument. I taught my nephew how to read music and basics of the clarinet.

We love children. We are very involved in both our niece Briana and nephew Martin lives.

Our Faith

We believe in the Holy Trinity: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. The three are one. We believe Jesus Christ is the Son of God who was conceived by the Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary and was crucified and buried. We believe Jesus Christ was raised from the dead to redeem us from our sinful ways. We believe Jesus Christ is the only way to eternal life.

We believe God is able to do anything. God makes all things possible through him. We were both born and raised in the faith. We're both Baptist and belong to the same church. God has allowed us to see miraculous miracles during our faith walk. Our faith is the only thing that will continue to bring us through all situations good, bad or indifferent

Our Musical Interest

William: William has a profound love for music. His favorite music is New Wave, but he loves Rock N' Roll, Classical, Country, Christian, R&B, Jazz & Pop.

Tonya: Music has always been an outlet for me especially during the rough times. My favorite music is Jazz (Instrumental/Watercolors). I also like to listen to Classical, Baroque, R&B, Zydeco (Creole Heritage) Southern Soul, Pop and some Classic Rock and of course Gospel/Contemporary Christian.

About Our Home

We have a three bedroom home with a nice backyard. Our kitchen is very welcoming and Tonya is always cooking or baking! Our living room is filled with love and where we hang with family the most. We're always inviting family over to share special moments/holidays with each other. Our bedrooms are spacious and enough room for a little one to love.

Our Children

We don't have any children as of yet, but we look forward to the future of having at least two children.

We live in the state of...

We live in the State of Texas in the City of Katy. Katy is a very nice, up and coming city 20 miles from Houston, Texas. It is a well know city for it's education under two independent school districts Katy ISD (Award winning) and Cy-Fair ISD.

Our Neighborhood

Our neighborhood is very active. We have several families with different backgrounds and we love it. We love the fact our neighbors are open and always willing to help. The area has several parks and swimming pools. We love to go fishing and crabbing during our time off. We usually travel to Texas City, Texas which is an hour away to enjoy the water

We Prefer a Child Who Is...
Age of Child

Newborn to 2 years of age


Yes, we would love twins!


Boy or Girl

Sibling Group

Ages newborn to two years to age

Ethnicity of ChildAfrican American, African America/Caucasian, African American/Hispanic
Future Contact with Birth Family

We are open to letters, photos, and visits if you are comfortable.

In Closing

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. We promise to be the best parents for your child. We have a wonderful support system in our lives and they are all excited to support your child as well. We will make sure your child is genuinely loved, cared for, and supported through all that they do.

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