President and Founder
DaKota Aitken is the founder and president of Destiny Adoption Foundation. He currently studies Healthcare Administration through Brigham Young University - Idaho. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pennsylvania from 2015-2017. He enjoys playing and watching sports, being outdoors, singing country music and travelling. DaKota was born to a single, teenage mother in American Fork, Utah and was adopted when he was just a couple months old. He was raised in central, and south-eastern Utah until he moved to Middleton, Idaho when he was 16.
“Adoption has been the conduit to all my successes and happiness in life. Because of the beautiful sacrifice of my birth mother, I was given the opportunity to be raised by two incredible, loving, and hard-working parents in an emotionally and financially stable home.When raised in love and with good morals, adoption blesses the lives of all those who are involved and is a great way to fulfill God’s plan for his children to be raised by a family, for “the family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal DESTINY of His children.”
Holli and Darin Pool
Vice President and Director of Public Relations
Darin Pool was born on the island of Guam to an Air Force Dentist and his wife. He was raised in the Treasure Valley and served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Cleveland, Ohio area. He played collegiate soccer for Ricks College, where he met his wife Holli Fredriksen. Holli was born and raised in Cardston, Alberta Canada. At Ricks, Darin studied Political Science and Holli graduated with an Associates degree in dental assisting. Darin graduated from Idaho State, and has been working for Insurance Network since 2003.
Darin and Holli have 3 biological children and in 2017 they adopted three sibling brothers from Arkansas.
“These boys have brought a new light into our home. Trials are abundant, but we love our children and we love our life. We are truly blessed!”
Director of Communications
Robyn Nguyen was born and raised in Smithfield, Utah. Robyn placed her precious Percilla Marie August 7, 2002 to her beautiful parents Doug and Marcie. Robyn graduated from Sky View High in 2002. In 2007 Robyn received her license in cosmetology from New Horizons Beauty College. Robyn has been married for fourteen years and resides with her husband and three daughters in Boise, Idaho. Robyn enjoys rainy days and cozy time on the couch with her family. Robyn has always tried to find a path in life that creates contentment and confidence within herself and anyone she knows. Robyn believes in her ability to serve others through the trials she has been given and overcome.
Director of Marketing
At heart, Christian is an entrepreneur. He has huge dreams and aspirations to build businesses that serve and bring opportunities to as many people as possible. He was born in the Bay Area of California, and moved to Idaho when he was a freshman in high school. Christian graduated in 2014 from Middleton High School, and went on to play college baseball at Cochise College in Arizona. Afterwards, He served a 2 year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, speaking Mandarin Chinese. Currently, Christian is a co-founder of Adgressive Marketing Solutions; specializing in anything social media. He’s also pursuing an online business degree through BYU-Idaho, and is actively involved in various volunteer responsibilities through The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Christian believes wholeheartedly in Destiny Adoption Foundation’s capability to help thousands of couples who seek to adopt and find ease in doing so. He says, “I strongly believe in the moral responsibility of giving all human life a chance. Every human being deserves to have a family. The family unit is the most important social unit in the world. Any organization that strives to build families, I support it. Family and creating opportunity is what this is all about. Destiny Adoption Foundation builds families. Families generate love, support, and faith. Faith, love, and support, allows all of us to reach our DESTINY!”
Digital Media Specialist
Kameron Goulding is the Digital Media Specialist for Destiny Adoption Foundation. He currently studies Computer Science through Brigham Young University - Hawai’i. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 2016-2018. He enjoys creating and is passionate about writing, writing music, playing music, film and expressing himself creatively however he can.
“My family brings me more joy than anything else in the world, and I believe that every child deserves that same love.”