Daphne Boteler is a 2017 Star of Adoption! Now a teenager, Daphne first joined her family when she was two-years old from her birthplace in the Philippines. She lives with her parents in Alexandria, Virginia and is a freshman honors student at St. John Paul the Great Catholic High School.
Her interests include music, theater, cooking, rock climbing, and basketball. As the lead singer, Daphne fronts an all-girl band, DKA, which she formed in eighth grade. She is a member of her school choir and participates in the St. Bernadette Summer Theater Program. She had her breakout role in last summer’s production of Beauty and the Beast. Daphne loves working with young children and volunteers every summer as a youth counselor at Vacation Bible School. Her favorite subject is History and when she has time, she enjoys cooking gourmet meals for her friends and family.