TLC has renewed “I Am Jazz” for an 8-episode second season, TheWrap has learned.
In 2016, the cable reality show will continue to follow 15-year-old Jazz, a transgender teen who has become an advocate. Season 2 of “I Am Jazz” sees the 15-year-old attempt to balance school, sports, family and more, documenting her triumphs and struggles along the way.
A co-author of a book of the same name, Jazz was named one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens ” in 2014 and 2015 by Time. She and her parents founded the Transkids Purple Rainbow Foundation, a nonprofit devoted to support transgender youth and their families.
Returning on camera with Jazz are those supportive parents, Greg and Jeanette, as well as sister, Ari, and twin brothers Griffen and Sander.
The first season of the groundbreaking reality series followed Jazz as she faced decisions regarding her health, pursuing her passion for soccer, spending more time with friends, and navigating the dating world.
“I Am Jazz” is produced for TLC by This is Just a Test.