From a secret relationship with a popular guy, to being undermined by a mean girl, & parents who just don't get it - Jenna's misfortune will eventually serve as the catalyst for amazing change, but it's not without some missteps and mishaps along the way.
In the series premiere of "Awkward", Jenna Hamilton finds out that getting the boy of her dreams isn't all it's cracked up to be. When a mysterious letter leads to a misunderstanding of epic proportions, Jenna realizes that her new stigma might be her ticket to social visibility.
Jenna gets her cast off, but her shirt comes with it. An unwanted photo op gives everyone a chance to voice their opinion - on the most intimate of subjects. Will anyone come to her rescue and wake her up from this nightmare?
Jenna and Matty's relationship is heating up in private, but in public she's still his secret. Will a party at Lissa's be their first PDA, or will an unexpected hot-tub visitor ruin everything?
A Homecoming bonfire gives everyone license to misbehave, and Jenna contemplates the ultimate decision: to DTR (define the relationship) with Matty or not DTR.
Jenna's big accident is a distant memory, and she actually starts to feel normal again until a strange stalker brings her suicide stigma back to life. Jenna even starts to wonder if her "that girl" reputation is preventing Matty from seeing her as girlfriend material or. does he already have one?
When Lacey decides that she and Jenna should rush Palos Verdes' elite mother/daughter charity organization, Jenna is forced to mingle with the mean girls who make her life miserable. Things are even more awkward when Jenna bumps into Matty and Jake and is left to wonder whether Matty knows about her kiss with Jake.
Jenna gets cast as the victim in a mock-DUI event. As she struggles with her role, Jake and Matty struggle for her attention.
When Lacey's BFF Ally comes to town, they decide to "help" Jenna throw a rager. The next day, a forgetful and hungover Jenna struggles to reconstruct the events of the wild night and find out who she kissed.
Jenna experiences an embarrassing sixteenth birthday and deals with the repercussions of everyone she's alienated. After failing her driving test, she wonders if she can repair her relationships with Matty and Tamara.
Matty asks Jenna out on their first real date. But a revelation leads Jenna to question everything about her romance with Matty.
Jenna hopes Matty will ask her to the Winter Formal and Sadie taints Jenna's nomination for Formal Princess.
Jenna must finally decide between Jake and Matty, Tamara's love life takes a surprising turn, Ming brings an unexpected date and the mystery behind the care-frontation letter is unveiled.