Step Into the World of ‘Jackson’s Diary’, Supernatural Drama

Jackson’s Diary is about a new student who experiences the supernatural, on top of being hated by the popular guy and trying to figure out reality and fiction.

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Jackson’s Diary: Plot

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The year is 1989, and Jackson is starting his senior year at a brand new school. Even though he is back in his hometown with a new family, he can’t explain the strange dreams or occurrences that happen through green smoke. Until he meets Exer, reality feels like imagination. Is it all in his head, and will he have a decent high school life?

Meet the Characters

Jackson

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Jackson is nervous and shy while moving to a hometown he doesn’t remember growing up in. All he can remember is his mother, who is no longer with him. Now, under the care of Tia and Tio, on his first day of school, he is seen as a popular guy. He seems so perfect, athletic, smart, and bilingual. He befriends David and Exer. However, he can tell Exer doesn’t like him, but whenever he’s around, strange things occur.

Exer

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Popular and well-loved by all his classmates, Exer is the star quarterback of the football team. He has a crush on David’s sister, Brenda. He’s been best friends with David for a very long time. Now, with a new student in school, he is not seen as the best guy. With his competitive streak, he is satisfied when Jackson doesn’t get his way. But when Jackson starts saying strange things he’s seeing, he wonders if he’ll figure out what’s going on.

David

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The best friend of Exer and part of the football team, David deeply cares for Exer and Jackson. He is very protective of his sister and tries to make sure she isn’t dating anyone. He is really impressed with Jackson’s skill. But because Exer is suspicious of Jackson, David wonders how to still care for Exer but broaden his friendships.

Brenda

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Very sweet and popular, Brenda is best friends with Pamela. When Jackson comes to the school, she finds a new friend to spend time with. However, she gets annoyed when Exer tries to talk down on Jackson. With bad blood from the past, she always singles Exer out for his arrogance and popularity.

Ronald

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A gentle giant with an angry face, Ronald doesn’t speak very good English. He is a new exchange student who is staying with Jackson’s family. He is half English and Russian. He enjoys alternative and rock music. He becomes immediate friends with David and Exer, and even joins them on the football team. However, Jackson’s first impression makes him feel insecure about his height and appearance. He loves raspberries and has a bit of a gossip streak. When Jackson and Exer butt heads, Ronald doesn’t know whose side to be on… or if it’s even worth the fighting.

Pamela

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The outcast of her high school due to a misunderstanding with Exer, Pamela believes in the supernatural and witchcraft. Constantly wearing dark makeup, and constantly belittled, she lacks confidence. Her annoying older brother is her number one supporter. Her best friend Brenda is the only one who talks to her with no judgment. Even when the new student Jackson causes a misunderstanding, they still become friends. Ever since the incident she finally feels seen when someone else has suspicions of Exer.

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