||Jake Jagielski [Season 1-3], played by Bryan Greenberg
Full Name: Jake Jagielski
Age: Approx. 18
Children: Daughter, Jenny Jagielski
Parents: Both father and mother are mentioned, but never seen.
Siblings: None mentioned, believed to be an only child.
Other Family: Jake leaves Tree Hill to live with his cousin in Savannah, Georgia. However, no other extended family is mentioned.
Sports History: Played varsity basketball for the Tree Hill Ravens, but had to quit the team in order to move to Savannah to keep his daughter away from her mother.
Romantic History: During season 1, Peyton and Jake formed a strong friendship, but never were anything more than friends. When Jake returned to town in season 2, he and Peyton quickly developed a relationship, but it was cut short when Jake once again had to leave Tree Hill. Peyton and Jake once again rekindled their relationship, but quickly broke it off when Peyton realized her true feelings lie with Lucas. Aside from Peyton, Jake had a previous relationship with Nicki and the two had a child together. However, after Jenny was born, Nicki split, leaving Jake to care for Jenny alone. Nicki returned to the picture during season 1, demanding partial custody of Jenny, causing Jake to leave to Savannah. When Jake returned, Nicki got a court order and the two now share custody of Jenny in Savannah.