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She's hoping this will be a great way to get to know someone before telling them she's transgender.
Jazz and her parents attend the Pride parade and meet a survivor of the Pulse shooting.
‘I’d love to meet a cute trans-boy who will be my true love, or possibly my soul mate.
However, the dating pool is less than limited, because I’m the only “out” transgender girl in my school,’ she says.
While her cis-gender friends are experiencing the headiness of teen love, she feels left out.
"The game of cat and mouse has a whole new set of rules for a girl like me.
Jennings also said she thinks that dating will get easier for trans teens like her as the community becomes more visible.
Let's face it, your average straight cis-gender teenage boy isn't going to pursue a relationship with a trans-girl.
Even if he does find her attractive, it could be social suicide if he acts on his feeling." She says that boys flirt with her friends but they "just whisk by me as if I don't exist." After ongoing love misses, Jazz had pretty much given up on dating. I can wait for my prince charming." But fate had other plans.
Among other things, she talks about what it's like to date as a transgender teen, and proves that though strides have been made, there's still more work to do in building understanding (and tolerance) for the LGBTQ community."For the most part boys aren't really accepting of me because I am transgender and therefore not many guys have crushes on me at my school," she tells Oprah.
"They think if they like me they will be called gay by their friends because they like another 'boy.'"There are many, many layers here to dissect, but let's just keep it simple: there's obviously still a big misunderstanding of what makes someone a boy or a girl, and to be honest, at that age we often only know what we're taught.
Jazz is a girl, and that her classmates are trying to keep her boxed into her life before her transition is cruel and underscores the need for more education about sex, gender, and sexuality.