A transgender teen girl who’s both a You Tube star and an activist for the LGBTQ community is about to get her own show on TLC.I Am Jazz will focus on Jazz Jennings, 14, as she prepares to start a new school in the fall while balancing her after-school activities with her social schedule. Joining Jennings in the docuseries will be her parents Greg and Jeanette, her sister Ari, and her twin brothers Griffen and Sander. The show debuts in July.Jennings was diagnosed with gender identity disorder at a very young age. By age 6, she and her family began appearing on shows like 20/20 and The Rosie Show to talk about her challenges growing up as a transgender girl. In 2011, OWN aired a documentary about Jennings’ life called I Am Jazz: A Family in Transition. Two years later, Jennings co-wrote a children’s book called I Am Jazz.
In the Season 4 premiere, a new Jazz emerges, eager to expand her social circle and explore dating, but Jazz is also hiding a dark secret from her family that may come out to haunt her. Later, Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida, threatening the safety of the Jennings family.
Jazz and Jeanette return home to the devastation left by Irma, and in an effort to help, Jazz and her parents drive to the Keys to help in the cleanup. Later, the family travels to San Francisco to meet with Dr. Bowers, who has some shocking news for Jazz.
Learning she needs to lose 30 pounds to be eligible for bottom surgery, Jazz commits to losing weight. Later, Jazz and Jeanette participate in a debate over controversial research that suggests children shouldn't be placed on hormone blockers before puberty.
Jazz and her family head to New York City for a vacation and surgical consultation, but while the Jennings enjoy the sights, Jazz fears she may need to undergo a painful procedure.
Jazz explores dating girls and agrees to hang out with a potential female love interest. Jeanette meets with Jazz's therapist for the therapy letter needed for Jazz's bottom surgery.
The entire family supports Jazz's weight loss effort by having a family soccer game; Jazz resumes hypnotherapy to control her binge eating, helps her friend raise money for hormones, and gathers the courage to ask out Victoria.
Jazz undergoes past life regression hypnosis for her weight issues and finds insight in a troubled past; Jazz pressures her parents about going to virtual school, and goes on her first date with a girl.
Greg and Jazz attempt to surprise Jeanette with a wedding vow renewal ceremony; Jazz gets an unexpected gift on her 17th birthday; Dr. Volker makes a decision about Jazz's therapy letter; Dr. Bowers has an ultimatum regarding Jazz's bottom surgery.
Jazz tells her parents she wants gender confirmation surgery before she finishes high school, but learns there may be obstacles along the way. Meanwhile, Jeanette struggles with the reality of the twins going off to college.
A bottom surgery consultation forces Jazz and her parents to process a troubling diagnosis. Meanwhile, Jazz confronts her friend Mya's brother, who's struggling to accept his sister's transition; and Jazz unwittingly finds herself on a date with a transgender boy.
In the Season 2 premiere, Jazz finds out she needs surgery so she doesn't go through male puberty. Meanwhile, tempers flare when Jazz publicly confronts an anti-trans group; and the Jennings receive a threatening phone call.
The Jennings go to California for Jazz's surgery to prevent her from developing as a male. Meanwhile, Jazz's grandmother learns what some old friends think about her transition.
Jazz has an operation to replace her testosterone blocker, but there are complications that could impact her transition. Also: Jazz's mom takes her to the DMV to get her driver's permit and see if they can change her gender to female.
Jazz goes on a radio show but is met with one hateful call after another. Later, Jazz learns shocking details about transitioning at a transgender support group; and the family plans a surprise party for Jeanette's 50th birthday.
Jazz's parents are divided when she starts exploring breast surgery. Meanwhile, Sander and Griffen think Jazz is getting too much attention from their mom; and Jazz decides to keep flirtatious texts from a boy a secret.
Jazz goes on her first real date with a boy, causing the family to wonder if it could be serious. Meanwhile, the Jennings' harasser is identified, but Greg and Jeanette can't decide what action to take.