SJ, which is short for Sarah-Jane, is Justyce’s girlfriend and a fellow student at Yale who is well versed in the language and theory of social justice. She doesn’t understand why Justyce has agreed to befriend Jared, a former high school classmate, to let him help with their mission to free Quan. Despite her distaste for Jared, she throws herself into helping the boys prove Quan’s innocence. Her mom, Adrienne Friedman, takes over as Quan’s lawyer.
SJ Character Timeline in Dear Justyce
The timeline below shows where the character SJ appears in Dear Justyce. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Snapshot: Two Boys and a Girl in a Car (Present Day)
From the backseat, Jared groans and asks if they’re there yet. Justyce’s girlfriend, Sarah-Jane, nicknamed SJ, snappily asks why “it” is talking and scolds Justyce for deciding to room with Jared... (full context)
Snapshot: Two Boys, a Girl, a Teacher, a Lawyer, and a Case Management Intern in a Basement
...(almost) man’s freedom is on the line.” Justyce thanks Attorney Friedman, Doc, Liberty, Jared, and SJ for coming. He lays out the facts: Quan has been incarcerated since September of last... (full context)
Snapshot: Two Young Men on a New (To Them) Playground