'I am Jazz' Season 7: 5 things you need to know about Jazz Jennings and cast
TLC is back with a new season of 'I am Jazz'. The reality show first premiered in 2015 and was a sensational hit creating awareness of every aspect of society.
'I am Jazz' stars Jazz Jennings, a transgender woman in her 20s, and walks us through what her life with family is like. A fierce, strong girl who was accepted into Harvard, Jazz shows us what it's like to live with gender dysphoria, transition after a gender confirmation surgery, all whilst struggling with weight gain and mental health issues.
Let's take a look at the cast of the reality show
Born and raised in Florida, USA, Jazz Jennings is an American YouTube personality, spokesmodel, television personality, and LGBT rights activist. Jennings is known to be one of the youngest publicly documented people to be identified as transgender. In addition, Jennings is an honorary co-founder of the TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation, which both she and her parents founded to help the transgender youth, in 2007. Six years later in 2013, she founded Purple Rainbow Tails, a company in which she creates and sells mermaid tails made of rubber, to help raise funds for transgender children.
Jennings is most predominantly known for her work on 'Painting Leah', 'Bella Maddo', and 'Denim'. She also stars in the TLC TV show called, 'I Am Jazz', which focuses on her life with family, growing up as both a teenager and transgender.
Jeanette Jennings is the wife of Gregory Jennings and mother to 4 children, the youngest of who is Jazz Jennings. The woman of the house is known for her work on 'Painting Leah', 'I Am Jazz' and 'The View'.
Although her child Jazz was assigned the male gender at birth, she learned that her son desired to be a girl at the age of two. Hence, Jeanette continued to support her daughter in her transition. Both she and her husband, Gregory have been very supportive of Jazz throughout and founded the TransKids Purple Rainbow Charity, in 2007. The couple has three children in addition to Jazz. A daughter named Ari, and twin boys, Griffen and Sander.
Although the two are by her side, they have been constantly criticizing Jazz for her rapid weight gain, which happens to be a side effect of the medication she is on to help with her mental health.
Other cast details
The rest of the cast includes Gregory Scott Jennings, Ari Shay Jennings, Sander Jennings, and Griffen Jennings.
Season 7 of 'I am Jazz' premieres on November 30, 2021, on TLC.