They visited him in the orphanage the next day. Zende was an AIDS orphan, who lived in crowded conditions.
Tony and Kristen returned home from their honeymoon but were unable to forget about the young boy in the African orphanage. They returned to Africa and adopted Zende. He had no parents and they had no children
In June 2015, Zende returned to Los Angeles to take up an internship at Forrester Creations. Nicole Avant, who had just been used by Wyatt Fuller in a fledging relationship, and Zende hit it off immediately.
Zende filled Nicole in on how he became a Forrester on June 30, 2015.