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Born in 1987, is a 12th grader at Degrassi Community School.

Jenna Middleton
Jenna
"I'm a fat girl, just a chubby girl, getting fatter everyday."

Friends

Alli, KC, Clare, Chantay, Anya

First Appearance

"Just Can't Get Enough, Part One"

Portrayer

Jessica Tyler

Season 9 SummaryEdit

Jenna is a new freshman at Degrassi. She comes packed with a guitar by her side and a beautiful voice. She finds a friend in Clare, but Alli doesn't seem to be happy about it. Eventually, Jenna says she wants to be Alli's friend too when Clare invites both over her house. But, when Jenna asks the Clare and Alli who is "off-limits", both Alli and Clare become skeptical. Jenna then develops a crush on Clare's boyfriend, K.C.

In You Be Illin, Jenna is seen comforting Alli when she finds out she may have contracted HPV from Johnny. Jenna is supportive and goes with Alli to the clinic. Jenna helps Alli get revenge on Johnny by attempting to persuade him to tell her (while wearing wires) that he has HPV so they can broadcast it to the whole school. Their plan fails with Johnny admitting that he loves Alli.

In Wanna Be Startin’ Something, Jenna applies for a job in Holly J and Jane's babysitting business. She seems to have a fun time with kids.

In Beat It, it is revealed that Dave has a crush on Jenna. He asks her on a date, but she agrees to go as friends. Dave misinterprets her and he thinks that she is his girlfriend. She eventually starts playing along with it, but then gets tired of it. Jenna tells Dave she only likes him as a friend. He is upset because he'll loose his good reputation. She tells him that she'll help him keep his reputation. She tells her fellow Power Squad members that Dave dumped her. After their plan works, Clare tells Jenna she'll find a guy for her someday, and Jenna looks up at KC and smiles, he smiles back.

Heart Like Mine Part 1 KC scores the winning basket in the basketball team. Jenna goes to congratulate him and he picks her up and twirls her around. Clare seems to be really jealous. At the car wash, KC and Jenna continue to flirt. Jenna's half brother mentions that Jenna mentions KC all the time at home. She seems embarrassed, but KC seems flattered. As KC and Jenna flirt, Clare continues to act jealous and makes a smart remark to Jenna. KC and Clare break up.

At the Athlete's Banquet, KC sits next to Jenna. When KC is awarded most improved player, Jenna hugs him and they kiss. Alli yells at Jenna and KC and tells them that Clare won't be happy about what is going on with them. The coach gives KC the key to his room, KC invites Jenna up there and they make out on the bed, but shortly after the coach walks in on them and Jenna ends up leaving.

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Heart Like Mine Part 2 Alli and Clare have completely cut off Jenna. KC tells her to just ignore them. Jenna suspects that something is up with the coach and he is creepy. Later on after KC throws up in public due to his hangover, KC tells her the truth. KC tells her that he spent the night in the hotel room with the coach. Jenna gets angry because he lied to her, but KC tells her that she should be happy because the coach is the reason that he broke up with Clare. Later on KC reports the coach for his behavior and it is implied that Jenna is there for KC.

In Start Me Up, Clare mentions her when she wants to go to the mall instead of watching Jenna and K.C. in the cafeteria. When Alli finds Clare's notebook, Clare says she isn't finished with her story because she has to write the part where the girl gets the boy back.

In Innocent When You Dream, Jenna is seen practicing for the play with Peter Stone, it seems as if she has a main role. Also, she is seen in the background trying to fit clothes on.

In In Your Eyes, Clare wants to be more friendlier with Jenna and K.C. again. When, K.C. needs help studying for the final exam, Clare feels it's her perfect oportunity to help. She offers to tutor K.C. K.C. agrees to it, and appreciates it. After, a few weeks of studying and practicing, Jenna comes to the Dot to see K.C. and Clare studying. When, Jenna kisses K.C., Clare is jealous. When Clare leaves Jenna tells K.C. that since Clare is a friend he should ask her to cheat off of her on the final exam. When, exam day comes before entering class K.C. confronts Clare and asks her if he could copy her. Clare doesn't understand because it isn't a right thing to do, and they can get kicked out of the gifted program if caught. But, reluctantly during the exam Clare gives the answers to K.C. when Coach Armstrong isn't looking. Later, Clare finds out that Jenna told K.C. to use Clare to cheat, and Clare told K.C. and Jenna to not talk to her ever again because they used her.

The next day in class K.C. tells Coach Armstrong that he cheated off of Clare on the exam and that it is all his fault. That night at the Dot, Clare sees K.C. and asks him why he did what he did, he tells her because he wanted to be friends again really badly, and that when they were studying together he felt like they were friends again. Also, K.C. blames Jenna for giving him the idea to cheat. Clare becomes more frustrated and tells him that he can blame everything on everyone else but himself, and tells him that she'll see him in September.

In Keep On Loving You, Jenna is seen acting in the play and having one of the main parts. She is played as a purpleish whitish alien who tried to find her true love, which is Peter. Peter and Jenna sing a song together in the play.

In Degrassi Takes Manhattan, Jenna applies for a job at the Dot before it explodes, Spinner tells her he'll think about it before letting her know. She also tells Spinner that she had practice from flipping FlapJacks back where she used to live.

Season 10 SummaryEdit

Jenna will return as a Main character in season 10.

In Breakaway Part 1, Clare is excited to tell Alli that she is getting a surgery on her eyes to let her not wear glasses, and wear contacts only sometimes. Not knowing that Jenna overhears them. After, learning the rumor Jenna tells KC about it, and he goes and tells the guys. But, KC makes a joke about it and how they may look good on Clare, Jenna gets pissed at him. In gym, KC is hanging with Connor, Dave, and Wesley and he hears his girl, Jenna confront Clare, and he laughs. Also, throughout the day Clare is confronted by Jenna who thinks she's getting a boob job, and tells her that she's too young and that she looks good already, Clare is flabbergasted and doesn't know what she's talking about so she tells Jenna that she should mind her own business since she already stole KC from her.

In Breakaway Part 2, Jenna is still discussing the Clare "fake boob" thing with KC, Connor, Wesley, and Dave in gym. Clare comes to gym after her lazer eye surgery and shows Alli. Later on that day, Wesley confronts Clare and asks her about her surgery. He then asks Clare if he can touch them, Clare is confused but then tells him okay but to be gentle, cause they're sore. Wesley then touches her boobs, Clare slaps his hands and yells at him. Wesley explains everything, and told her that Jenna started everything; he apologizes and runs off. The next day in gym Clare and Alli walk in together prepared to get Jenna good. Clare stuffs her bra with socks and walks up to Jenna and unzips her jacket. Jenna goes off on how she should never do this and this and that, and how she thinks it's an attempt to get KC back. Clare then takes out the socks hands them to Jenna. She tells Jenna that if KC wants her she wont have to change herself. She then turns around and waves to KC and he smiles, and Alli laughs.


In 99 Problems (1), K.C. is shown being persuaded by Coach Armstrong to join the football team. However, after his experiences with the basketball team and Coach Carson, K.C. is reluctant about joining. Jenna convinces him to join the team, though. Later, Jenna and K.C. are shown at K.C.'s group home. The group home director congratulates and praises K.C. for his recent academic success and overall improvement. He extends K.C.'s curfew by an hour which pleases the couple. Later, at a football team barbeque, K.C. is seen eyeing and slightly flirting with the other girls. Jenna sees this and shows obvious disdain and jealousy. Later, K.C. and Jenna are seen kissing but are constantly interrupted by K.C.'s phone. Marisol, one of the girls K.C. was seen talking to before, is continuously texting K.C. . After several interruptions, K.C. turns off his phone. However, Jenna rejects his attempt at a kiss, annoyed.

In 99 Problems (2), K.C. sits down at lunch with Jenna. He starts talking about Marisol, a girl from the earlier episode, and Jenna starts to get jealous. Marisol calls him away from Jenna and she takes this opportunity to look at K.C.'s text messages. They're all from unknown callers that say "I miss you so much!" and "If you don't call me, I won't be able to sleep!" Jenna calls the number and demands to know if this person goes to Degrassi, but the woman replies that her son, K.C., goes to Degrassi. Jenna quickly hangs up, claiming wrong number. Later at Media Immersion, K.C. is walking and talking with Jenna and reveals that his phone has been missing since lunch. Suddenly, Jenna's bag starts to ring and she says that she borrowed the phone and had no chance to get it back to him. K.C. is angry that Jenna didn't trust him and tells her that his family life is none of her business and goes to sit somewhere else. Later at football, K.C. is announced as the starting wide receiver. Before the game, K.C. is waiting for the buses with the other team members and is approached by Jenna, who is surprised that K.C. is mad at her and begs him to talk to her. She apologizes for snooping and asks about his mom. He says that his mom just got back out of jail eight months ago and Jenna asks where she is. K.C. walks away before answering.

In Better Off Alone (1), K.C. and the rest of the football team win the football game and everyone congratulates him. He sees that his mom has come to see him play and come for a talk. She tells him that she wants to gain custody of him and has set up an appointment with his social worker. He tell her that he'll see her then and walks off. The next day at school he is very upset and then confronted by Jenna. He tells her about what his mom said and she thinks it's a great idea, but K.C. thinks otherwise. Jenna tells him that he can't keep running away from her. Later at the group home K.C. shows acts very cruel toward his mother during a meeting and he asks if there is anyway that he can stay at the group home. His social worker says that the only way thats possible is to take it to the courts, but that could take months. Later at dinner with K.C., his mom and Jenna, his mom leaves to go buy ice cream and K.C. searches the apartment for anything that could stop her from getting custody. K.C. finds nothing, but instead steals a bottle of Gin and plans to use it against her. After dinner Jenna and K.C. go to The Dot and he comes up with a plan to get him to stay at the group home. Jenna is at against it and leaves.

In Better Off Alone (2), the episode starts out with K.C., Bianca, and Fitz in a car drunk and hungover. Jenna, then approaches and talks to K.C. about his mom. During football practice, K.C. tackles the line backer which is not allowed during practice. Coach Armstrong asks K.C. if anything is wrong and if he needs anything, K.C. knows where to find him. K.C. needs references about staying at the group home. He goes to coach for help to which he says no. K.C. freaks out and without thinking, keys his car. K.C. tries to get Jenna to leave the school before he gets in trouble for keying Coach Armstrong's car, but he utterly fails and gets pulled into the office. His mother, social worker, coach, and principal talk to him. When everyone jumps to conclusions assuming that K.C. did everything, his mother (Lisa) stands up for her son and K.C. is impressed. Lisa is sick of being hurt so she tells him that he can decide and if K.C. wants to stay at the group home, she'll acknowledge his decision. K.C. appears in his mother's apartment and this surprises her. K.C. has decided to live with his mom. After saying they missed each other, they share a beautiful, memorable moment.

In I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself Part 1, Jenna is worried about her weight for the calendar shoot when her Power Squad uniform becomes a little too tight. Every compliment from K.C. turns into an insult about her weight. Bianca talks about diet pills which gives Jenna a little interest. Jenna goes to her asking her if she has an diet pills. "Why?" Bianca asks. Jenna explains she needs it for a "friend" whom is very desperate. Bianca says she could snatch some from her aunt and it seems like they have a deal.

In I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself Part 2, Jenna and Alli walk in talking about how everyone is excited for the Power Squad Calender photo shoot. Alli says that she even heard a lady at the grocery store heard about it and dropped her melons. K.C. walks in holding a cheeseburger and tells Jenna to take a bite. Then Mrs. Oh walks into the room saying "No food in class" as the bell rings, so Jenna sits and takes a pill out and swallows it with her burger. When Jenna gets to the power squad practice, she tells Anya she already lost 3 pounds. Anya looks at her strange and asks her if they are prescription. She warns her about the side effects but Jenna tells her "short term pain, for long term gain." Anya just lets her off with no comment. When the power squad is practicing poses for the calender, Jenna gets on top, then she panics and demands them to put her down. While they try to, she lets out stange noise of gas and stench. She rushes to the bathroom. That evening, K.C. comes in to give her some pants. She finds it embarassing, and explains why she was taking diet pills. K.C. feels that he loves her body, her arms her shoulders, fingers and neck. During lunch, Alli tells Jenna that everyones been talking about her incident and tells Alli that instead of taking diet pills, she just asked Chantay to get her a bigger sized uniform. She then asks Alli if she wants any of the bananas and ranch dressing she has been eating. It seems she's more comfortable in her skin.

In You Don't Know My Name Part 1, Jenna and KC give Alli the idea to have a double-date with them to make Drew fall for her. KC while kissing Jenna up and down her neck asks Alli if she ever tries to get sexy with Drew, but Alli is a little nervous to answer that. Later on, Jenna is with Alli who is printing Drew's essay she did for him, Alli asks Jenna if she ever done something this crazy for love, even though she hasn't and she wouldn't and she thinks it's wrong, Jenna says yes.

In You Don't Know My Name Part 2, Jenna hangs with Alli to comfort her with paying back and getting back at Drew. Jenna is confused when the footballers form that circle around them to try to win Alli back. Jenna tries to give her advice throughout the episode.

In Tears Dry On Their Own Part 1 Jenna starts to feel sick, and Alli tells her she should take a pregnancy test and gave her some books that said she had all the signs. Jenna refused to take the test. Later, she asked K.C if he was coming to her auditions for a Teen Star contest but he said he would not be going because he had football. Later, when sitting at the Dot with her brother (Kyle) he told her she should go to the doctors and that she would be no good to them if she was barfing all over the place, she said she was fine and refused to go to the doctors. When Jenna is waiting for her turn to audition, she starts to feel uneasy, and when its her turn she feels sick and throws up in a near-by trash can, and hears them yell "Next" indicating that they weren't giving her a second chance. She left K.C a voice mail saying she really needed him to be there, later he showed up and she told him that she screwed up, he told her to ask for a second chance and to not take no for an answer. She then went in a forced them to let her perform her song and they said they loved her and gave her a ticket. After the audition, KC takes Jenna to the Dot for some victory lunch. Alli shows up and Jenna asks KC for some more water. He goes to get the water, and she tells Alli that she can't stand the smell of the humus, and that she thinks she's ready to take the pregnancy test. Later, she is seen taking a pregnancy test with Alli. While waiting in the bathroom for the pregnancy test to say the results, Jenna complains to Alli on how and why it takes so long for the results to come out, Alli tells her that the directions say three minutes. After, waiting the longest three minutes of her life, Jenna looks at the pregnancy test, saying "oh crap" while looking at a positive two-lined pregnancy test.

In Tears Dry On Their Own, Part 2 begins with Jenna and Alli discussing Jenna's pregnancy. Alli tells Jenna that she has to tell K.C., but Jenna doesn't want to, and in her first attempt to tell him she sees how happy he is right now and doesn't. On the second attempt though, Jenna tells K.C. and he tells her to get an abortion. Jenna does not want an abortion and she and K.C. briefly fight over the matter. Alli then goes with Jenna to the closet of Next Teen Star, where it says on their waivers that all preexisting conditions must be told to the directors. Alli pretends she is pregnant and wanted to audition to see what the lady in charge says, and the lady says that a baby would make all the tabloids, but carrying a baby around wouldn't be good for anyone concerned. Jenna and Alli look at each other, confused and scared. Later, Jenna goes to the doctor and finds out her baby is almost five months old and it would be very risky to have an abortion this late. She goes to tell K.C. the news, and he is very angry that she didn't get a pregnancy test when she first thought she might be pregnant, and gets even angrier when she still doesn't want an abortion. K.C. breaks off the relationship saying he can't be a teen father. In the car with her half brother, Jenna decides to keep the baby and continue competing on Next Teen Star. Her brother Kyle tells her that the Middleton's never give up and Jenna asks him to drive her to her clothing fit for Next Teen Star, because she's a Middleton and she's not giving up.

In All Falls Down Part 1, Jenna is at Clare's house with Alli aswell, she is doing her hair, makeup and her outfit. She asks Alli if she looks too pregnant in her outfit, sort of sarcasitcally, and Alli tells her she looks fine, even if she's preggers. Jenna thanks her, she then tells her that she is upset because she built her life around KC, and is having his baby, and he left her. Alli tries to confort her. After, Clare comes down and they tell her she looks pretty. Clare thanks them, Clare then begins to talk about her Eli, Fitz dilemma and Jenna and Alli are surprised and they try to give her some advice. Then the doorbell rings, Jenna goes to get it and Jenna says "speak of the devil" and Eli walks in and asks Clare to talk. After Clare goes outside for a second, Jenna and Alli look at each other and smile.

In Don't Let Me Get Me, Jenna is seen rehearsing for Next Teen Star. Another contestants intimidates Jenna about her baby bum and that she has more followers on twitter who are going to vote for her, but Jenna then also confesses her whole school will be voting for her for the next round. Not making matters any better, when it comes time for the interview portion of Next Teen Star at Degrassi, the producer makes if very clear to Jenna that she is boring and seems to have nothing special about her. Jenna asks Chantay to tell the cameras about Jenna, and apparently Jenna being nice is not interesting. That night during the results taping, Jenna barely makes it to the next level. She talks to Chantay the next day at school and when she asks the senior for advice, Chantay tells Jenna that it’s time to bring on the drama. Jenna is finding it increasingly difficult to hide her growing belly. She asks KC whether he’s told his mom about the pregnancy yet and he storms off. I think we can take that as a definite ‘no’. KC and his mom have been getting along really well since he moved back in with her and they decide to head to Miss Steaks for dinner to celebrate. KC’s mom is Jenna’s biggest fan and of course, is watching her on Next Teen Star while at the restaurant. After her performance Jenna reveals that shes pregnant to the live audience and K.C's mom knows that it was his and angrily demands that he admit it. K.C finally confesses that it's his baby but says he's not ready to be a father.

In part two, Jenna is getting major props from people (mostly an overexcited Chantay) about her baby revelation. But K.C seems to be the one not excited about Jenna's exploitation to her pregnancy and her revealing him to be the father. Jenna has received a ton of positive comments on the Next Teen Star site and people are sending stuffed animals to her at school. KC even texted Jenna to talk. Jenna meets KC at The Dot, but it’s more because his mom wanted to see Jenna. She asks Jenna what her plan is to get money for the baby and Jenna is convinced that she’s going to win Next Teen Star and all her problems will be solved. KC and his mom are not so convinced. Jenna’s main competitor accuses her of using her pregnancy to get votes. She’s in the bottom two for the second week in a row. And unfortunately, she is voted off of Next Teen Star. Out of options, Jenna asks KC’s mom to coffee to apologize for being defensive and finally asks for help. KC’s mom tells Jenna that she will be there for Jenna and the next day at school KC gives Jenna a book of baby names from his mom., confirming their rekindled friendship.

In Halo Part 1, Sav is seen watching the morning announcements with Chantay and is upset about how Mr. Simpson is ruining things. Jenna walks up to the two and talks about the Make a Wish event, and Sav tells her it's Chantay's way to break the curse. When Holly J discusses the details for the event, Jenna makes fun of Chantay, and Chantay tells her it's the best she could do. Sav tells her not to knock it, and tells Jenna that Mr. Simpson said that musicians can perform at the event. Sav asks Jenna if he wants to do a duet with her, and she agrees. Sav is later seen with Jenna, who is venting to him about her life has turned upside down. Sav tries to reassure Jenna that everything will be alright. He then asks her about K.C., and Jenna tells him that he doesn't even want to be involved with her pregnancy. Sav tells her that he's probably just terrified, and that he'll come around. At her locker KC starts talking to Jenna, she takes off her headphones and starts to talk to him, he asks how she is and she says good. They have a friendly brief conversation and Chantay gives Jenna a star. Jenna then thinks that it's from KC and she starts to feel happy. At lunch, Jenna is very happy and asks to sit next to KC who's busy. She then asks him if he wants to go to her first prenatal class with her, he says yes, going along with the star thing. Jenna leaves happily.

Later on, Sav is seen strumming his guitar and Jenna is upset because K.C. was supposed to meet her 20 minutes ago so they could both go to her prenatal class. Sav tells her that maybe he just lost track of time, and Jenna tells Sav that K.C. is only avoiding something because he wants to. Jenna wants to know why K.C. would send her a wishing star if he was just going to ditch her, and Sav admits that he sent her the wishing star to cheer her up because she seemed down. Jenna asks, "How could I be so stupid?" and Sav tells her she isn't. Jenna is convinced that she'll have to go through this pregnancy alone, and Sav tells her she won't, and he accompanies her to her prenatal class as a friend. Later on, both Jenna and Sav are seen at Jenna's prenatal class. Sav asks the instructor a question.

He asks, "So, after birth, does stuff go back to normal?" Jenna gets upset, and Sav says he meant "in life." The instructor asks if Sav's a first time daddy, and Jenna explains to her that he isn't the father, he is merely a friend. Sav then leaves to wash the babies as part of the class. Later, at the Make A Wish event, Jenna and Sav are seen performing together. After they're finished, Sav tells her it was a blast working with her. Jenna then suddenly kisses him, albeit Sav doesn't kiss back. Holly J then calls Sav for some help, and Sav runs off to help her, leaving Jenna smitten. Jenna is then cleaning up and singing the song that her and Sav sang. Holly J tells her that she she seems happy, and Jenna tells her that she's falling for someone. Holly J tells her it's almost like a fairy tale, and then asks who. Jenna tells her Sav Bhandari. Holly J then tells her that her and Sav are seeing each other. Jenna then snaps back and tells her that he likes her. Holly J tells her that her prenatal vitamins are getting to her head. Holly J tells her that he want fall for a girl like her. Jenna tells her watch.

In Halo Part 2, in the morning her and Chantay are standing trying to get people to buy a wish star. Jenna tells Chantay about her and Sav's kiss, and how she thinks he likes her too. Chantay doesn't know because she thinks that he really likes Holly J. But, Jenna can't see it. KC walks up to them and starts talking to Jenna, thinking that she's falling for Sav and he's falling for her and all, Jenna tells him to go away because he was never much help, and Sav was more of a help than him. After, in the music room, Jenna starts to flirt with Sav again, and tells her that he knew he'd come for her. Sav sits her down and tells her that she needs to calm down and that they're not dating because he's happy with Holly J. Jenna realizes that she's being stupid and it may be her pregnancy coming to her head. She starts freaking out, and Sav has to calm her down; he gives her water to drink.

Jenna then learns she put Sav and Holly J's relationship in jeopardy after she sees Sav sitting on the steps of Degrassi and she asks what's wrong. She learns about it after Sav tells her that Holly J. told him about the night she spent with Declan and they go through a breakup. Jenna feels awful and wants to help, but Sav tells her that she has done enough. Jenna misses her bus, because she's emotional and is crying until KC finds her and tells her that he wants to get back together with her, and that he made a mistake of letting her go the first time around. Jenna falls into his arms with love, and they start dating agin. Now she's determined to get Holly J and Sav back together. Whatever it takes, right? That includes forcing Holly J's manager to let her off work early, getting on Anya and Wesley's limo to make Holly J go to the secret party and pretending that Jenna is going to have her baby to get Sav in the limo alone with Holly J. They come out of the limo and Holly J asks if they can go back to the way they were. Sav says that he'll have to see with a kiss. They get back together. Also, Jenna and KC kiss and share a dance at the secret party as well.

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