Season Premiere Tuesday, January 2 at 10 PM ET/PT on TLC
TLC’s trailblazing series, I AM JAZZ returns for a fourth season on Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 at 10/9c. The show then moves to 9/8c beginning January 23rd. The series continues to chronicle the journey of transgender teen Jazz Jennings as she faces the typical struggles of a junior in high school including issues with dating, body image and social anxiety. She also faces the unique and unexpected challenge of having to lose 30 pounds in order to move forward with her gender confirmation surgery.
After choosing the ideal surgeon, Jazz learns that she may not be able to get the standard confirmation surgery she was previously promised. This new development sets in motion a series of obstacles that might prove to be the most difficult Jazz has ever experienced. Jazz will need to rely on her friends and family more than ever through this most challenging of times.
In addition to being a full-time student, Jazz devotes her time to being a transgender advocate, sharing her story with people across the country in an effort to educate and inspire others. She was named one of "The 25 Most Influential Teens" in 2014 and 2015 by Time. In 2014, Jazz co-wrote with Jessica Herthel a children’s picture book, “I am Jazz”. Jazz’s memoir, “Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen was released in June of 2016. In April of 2016, I AM JAZZ was awarded the GLAAD Media Award for “Outstanding Reality Program.” In August of 2016 she was named one of Teen Vogue’s “21 under 21.” Jazz and her parents founded the Transkids Purple Rainbow Foundation, a nonprofit devoted to support transgender youth and their families.