Next Episode of I Am Jazz is
Season 4 / Episode 4 and airs on 24 January 2018 03:00
Meet Jazz Jennings! Although born male, Jazz is a transgender female and has been living as a girl since kindergarten. Parents Jeanette and Greg have spent the years finding doctors to treat their daughter, while fighting the discrimination and misconceptions associated with what it means to be transgender. But, now that Jazz is 14, she is on the brink of the biggest challenge of her life: high school.Not only does Jazz face the normal struggles of a 14 year-old girl; boy crazy friends, mood swings, and body image issues, she must also contend with the unique challenges of being a transgender girl. Jazz is on a regimen of hormone therapy so that she can look and develop like the other girls in her school. But, Jazz struggles with comparing herself, and the lagging pace of her breast development to her friends.In four short years, Jeanette and Greg's youngest daughter will be a candidate for gender reassignment surgery. With that decision on the horizon, they must first survive four years of High School. With unconditional love and humor this close-knit family works together to face the many challenges ahead.
14 year old Jazz is the typical teenage girl balancing friends, family, school and teenage hormones, but Jazz is also transgender. Worried about keeping male puberty at bay, Jazz and her mom visit the doctor to discuss her hormone test results.
When Jazz's friends suggest hosting a bowling night with some boys, Jazz worries about how she'll be treated because she is transgender. To help mark her move into high school, Jazz's "baby" room gets a much-needed teenage makeover.
Jazz attends a soccer conditioning clinic where she learns how hard high school will be for her since she is transgender. To help deal with her stress, Jazz sits down with her therapist and reveals her fear that she won't find love.
Jazz gets a glimpse into college life when the family helps Ari move out of her dorm; a friend questions whether being transgender is a choice.
Jazz struggles with the pressure of being a role model as her book signing approaches; Ari adjusts to living under the same roof as her family again.
A Mother's Day surprise is organized by Jazz and her siblings. Jazz is concerned that her sister and brothers believe that she gets special treatment from their parents.
Jazz wants to find out more about dating but still needs to work out her own sexuality. Jeanette and Jazz meet with other transgender people at a support group.
While creating a mermaid tail for an upcoming photo shoot, Jazz comes across a death threat posted online. Jeanette re-examines whether or not the family has acted in Jazz's best interest over the past few years.
Jazz throws a middle school graduation party and invites a boy who is interested in her. Amid fears of male puberty setting in, Jazz and her parents visit the doctor and are faced with a big decision.
Jazz and her family sit down for a raw, in depth interview. The interview touches on early struggles in Jazz's transition, how the family responds to their critics, Jazz's role in the transgender movement and what lies ahead for Jazz and the family.
Jazz Jennings(Jazz Jennings)
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