Pageant Winner Turned Advocate

By: Ashley Dior Jefferson, Foster Focus Magazine


Shelby Jenkins is a beautiful example of success because a couple chose to love.  The story on Shelby, Miss Texas US International, by Foster Focus Magazine is a must read.  Shelby reflects on her struggle with the word "wanted" as many children who are adopted or in foster care do, saying “As I reflect on my story I struggle with the term Wanted- such a strange word to capture the value of a life and so vast the sum of roads to demonstrate the act of wanting. To be clear I was always wanted.” Click the link to read more and for even more on Shelby check out the You Tube Video below.