"Praise, Glory and Glory to Jesus! He has saved the life of our Son and miraculously heals him, and we are pleased to inform you that our Son is now awake and aware and no longer critical !, the family said in a statement.
The boy, who was not publicly identified, was in critical condition immediately after the incident on April 12. His family said last week he was still in intensive care.  The family hopes that the boy will be released from the hospital in June, the statement said, as she will now focus on further operations, healing and rehabilitation.
In the statement The family also thanked the community for their continued prayer and support.
"The road to recovery remains long, but with God and you we are assured to do it," the family said 9659002] The boy fell nearly 40 feet when Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, 24, picked him up and threw him over the railing of a balcony in the famous mall, police said.
The boy and his mother were in front of the Rain Forest Café when Aranda approached them criminal complaint. The mother had never seen Aranda before, and she asked if she and her son should move.
Instead, Aranda picked up the boy and threw him over the railing, the lawsuit said.
Aranda told the police he came to The mall had one day earlier intended to kill an adult, but that did not work out according to the complaint.
The next day he came back and apparently chose the boy.
Aranda told the police he knew what he was going to do wrong. He said he had visited the mall for years and tried to talk to women there, but they refused. Aranda said that would have knocked him out.
CNir's Amir Vera contributed to this report.