A First Look at ‘World of Jenks’ Season 2: Meet The Cast + Their Empowering Stories

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Everyone’s favorite award-winning director is back this Monday (March 4), which means we have lots to look forward to on this season of “World of Jenks.” Andrew Jenks chose three young people he felt represented our generation, and, Jenks being Jenks, moved in with them for a year to document their lives.

Over the course of the season, you’ll meet three inspiring people from different corners of the United States. Before the season premiere on Monday, here’s a look at where Season 2 of “World of Jenks” is headed.

+ Chad

Fan favorite from Season 1, Chad, is back and funnier than ever! Chad, who is living with autism, is in the middle of “the biggest year of his life.” Chad’s journey will focus on his hopes to find a job, lose weight and do so much more.

+ D-Real

D-Real is a dancer in Oakland, California, one of the most violent cities in the United States. He hopes to use what he’s learned through dance to help keep the city’s youth out of gangs. D-Real might be thankful for where he is now, but he knows the stakes are high: “I don’t want Oakland to be where I lose my son…I’m praying for tomorrow every day.”

+ Kaylin

Kaylin is a talented fashion designer and writer who has battled two different forms of cancer — all before turning 25. Jenks follows her as she makes the move to New York City to pursue her fashion dreams, but there’s a chance cancer isn’t done with her yet.

Whether you’ve been a Jenks fan from the beginning or if you’ll be tuning in for the first time next week, this season of “World of Jenks” promises to be some of the most inspirational and emotional television you’ll watch this year.

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