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A Letter from Harrell & Hope

We are a couple that loves to travel and puts God first in everything we do. We have always felt the calling to adopt, and when we found out we were unable to have children, we knew this was God’s plan for our life. We have so much love in our hearts that we want to pour into your child. Thank you for taking the time to read our letter and learn more about us.

About Us

We met online and dated for a year before we became engaged. Because of work and school schedules, we decided to have a small backyard wedding that we planned in only nine days using Pinterest as inspiration! Let’s just say, Pinterest is now banned in our home…LOL

We love to find new places to explore and enjoy things like hiking in the mountains or lounging around at the beach. Disneyland is also definitely on our list!

We love animals and have 4 dogs, 1 cat, and a turtle…and we spoil all of them! Our dogs are well behaved and love children. Our dog Maya is a certified service dog and visits patients at our local hospital.

We are excited to watch your child grow into the person that God has created them to be and share with them our love to explore.

About Hope

Hope is a wonderful woman who loves very deeply. She excels at everything she puts her mind to and has such a strong drive, it is hard to not feel motivated around her. Hope leads by example every day. On warm days she loves to go outside, enjoy nature and work in the yard. When it’s colder out she loves to curl up with a blanket and read a good book. She loves taking pictures of the beautiful sunsets around our home. She is looking forward to teaching your child how to love big and to know that they have a purpose in life. She will always be their number one fan in everything that they do and looks forward to reading bedtime stories and cuddling.


About Harrell

Harrell is one of the smartest people I know. He is caring and always makes it a point to place others before himself. He loves to cook and, being from a Japanese family, he has quite the arsenal of recipes on hand at all times! Harrell also loves to build things and is able to fix anything he puts his mind to. He is a quick study and it doesn’t take him long at all to know what to do! He can often be found in the garage working on his cars. He takes pride in being able to work with and create with his hands. Harrell is excited to welcome your child home and share with them all his building and crafting knowledge.


Our Family

Both of our families are fairly large, energetic and loving. We spend a lot of time together, and they are our biggest support system. We often take turns having cookouts at each other’s houses, where we all play games, catch up and have fun! We have several nieces and nephews and, during the summers, everyone is busy going to all of their summers events and cheering them on! Our family looks forward to continuing this with your own child and cheer them on in all that they do!

Our Home in Texas

We are truly blessed with our house. It is a cozy 4 bedroom home with a large, fenced back yard, where your child will have plenty of room to run and play. Our open floor plan allows us to always be together in the home. Our home is filled with laughter, homemade meals and plenty of time with our pets. Harrell recently built a shed in the backyard that is heated so our dogs can stay warm and cozy when they are outside.

Our home is located near a wonderful elementary school and a lovely park that we enjoy walking the dogs through. Our neighborhood is a great place to raise a family and we open see kids playing and riding bikes on our street.


Our Promise

We promise to love your child unconditionally and to give them a home full of fun and laughter. Your child will be taught about God and will be cherished always. They will also be taught about respect and love for others. We will always be there for them and will teach them the importance of a family bond. They will go traveling where they will be able to experience new places and new things. We promise you that your child will know their story and that we will support them and their dreams.

To learn more about us, please call or text Lifetime at 1-800-923-6784.

Learn More About Harrell & Hope

  Harrell Hope
Our EducationHigh School graduate and some collegeAssociates of Science in Nursing
Our ProfessionsWell Testing OperationsRegistered Nurse Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Stay-At-HomeNoNo, but Hope will be going to part time once we adopt a child
Our Racial BackgroundCaucasian/AsianCaucasian
Some of Harrell & Hope's Favorites
What do you like to do when you travel?Go hiking and go to national state parks.I love to go to theme Disneyland!
What is your favorite thing to eat?I love a good steak!PIZZA!!
What is your favorite color?BlackI love bright colors like teal and orange.
What is your favorite thing to listen to?The Bobby Bones ShowI love 80's music
What is something you like to do in your spare time?I love to take the Harley for a rideI also love to ride the Harley on a warm day
Favorite TV showGold RushThe Goldbergs
Favorite sportFootballBaseball
More About Our Family
Our Special Interests

We love to spend time with our families. During the Christmas season, we load up our nieces and nephews and take them to look at Christmas lights. We also love to travel! During the summers we load up the trailer with all the dogs and stay at the lake or go to state parks. There, we bask in the sun and soak up all the beauty. We have a love for children and are currently fostering.

Our Faith

Our faith is the most important thing to us. God comes first in our marriage because without him we would be nothing. He took two people, who have walked similar paths in life, and put them together. We both knew we were called to adopt before we ever knew each other and before we both knew we were unable to have children. We cannot begin to explain how much he has blessed us! He has provided so much for us, and everything he has given us we try to give back to him. When God blesses us with a child, we will raise that child to know, love, and serve Him.

Our Musical Interest

We love everything from country, rock, praise, and worship, and Harrell loves The Bobby Bones Show

About Our Home

God has blessed us with a 4 bedroom 2 bath home. We have a patio in the back yard where we have cookouts for family and friends. On the back porch, there is a swing where we sit at night and enjoy the peacefulness.

We live in the state of...

The friendly state of Texas

Our Neighborhood

Our neighborhood is friendly. We live close to an elementary school and a park, where we like to take our dogs to walk.

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

Newborn to 2 years old




No preference

Ethnicity of ChildAny race
Future Contact with Birth Family

Open to photos, letters, and visits

In Closing

Thank you for taking time to learn more about us. We are excited about showering your child with love, taking them on adventures, and letting them dream big.

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