AJ and Steven have only been matched eight months, but when the two speak about each other it makes it seem much longer. The match has been strong since the beginning. They were able to hit it off so well that Steven said the first activity he did with AJ changed his life because of the conversation he had with him. This positive outlook on the match was also shared by AJ who, three months into the match, said that Steven is a great Little Brother for him. AJ always mentions what he appreciates about Steven and has thanked their program specialist constantly for matching them. The quick bond Steven and AJ have formed has endured.
Even after eight months, Steven and AJ have a relatively seamless match. They both share mutual enthusiasm and positivity about the friendship they have. Based on the success the two have had thus far, the future looks pretty bright. When talking with both of them it's clear that their relationship isn’t necessarily about the activities they do, but the time they spend together and the bond they’ve been able to establish.