Meet our foster care specialist LaRisha Littlejohn. She is spunky, full of life, and loves to help youth. She has been with BNFEC for a year and a half. The passion to give back to the community and the passion she has for youth, lead her to where she is today. She comes from a family of 4 kids, and has a 5 year old daughter. She enjoys writing and collecting candles and picture frames. She can even crochet! Let’s meet her!
What is the best and worst thing about working here? I love seeing a child be able to go home successfully. I love the relationships I have with the parents and the foster children. The hardest part is going home and leaving my job at work. You want to make sure you are doing all that you can do for these children.
How would you describe your family growing up? Crazy! We are all so goofy and silly. There was lots of love and fun and we were taught to have a relationship with Christ.
Tell us something about yourself that no one would know by just looking at you? I am a huge country girl. I Love camping, fishing, hiking, and Cartharts. I cannot wait to try hunting.
When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up? Why? I wanted to be a preacher’s wife so I could be called the 1stLady.
What is your favorite holiday? My birthday
What is a funny quote or saying from your daughter? She asked me “If Jesus put me in your stomach, how did he get me there?” I was like, “umm let me think about it and I will get back to you”. She has yet to remember I never got back with her.
What is the worst job you ever had? I was a waitress at a bar and hated it. The costumers were too rowdy, too touchy, and too bold.
What is your number one pet peeve? When you let someone get in front of you and they don’t thank you
If you could witness any day, past, present, or future, what would it be? When the disciples rolled back the stone of the grave and when Jesus appeared and let them touch his wounds
What super power would you want to have? To be invisible so I could rob a bank
What do you miss the most about being a kid? The freedom of having no responsibilities, no bills, no nothing
What would you name the autobiography of your life? The many faces of a misunderstood woman
Finish this sentence: Family is … Family is the heartbeat of success