He is: a young boy who's ambition is to be the fastest kid in his grade. He is very kind creative and an artist
About the actorsEdit
Leslie Burke: Leslie Burke is an important character in the film Bridge to Terabithia. She is a young girl who is an only child in a happy family that have just moved to the American country side. She has an vivid imagination which she uses to create the magical kingdom of Terabithia, in this movie. However before this, at her school, she had no friends, but meeting Jess allows us to see her friendly, intelligent and positive personality. Leslie's philosophy on life is "to keep your mind wide open" which she truly believes will help you achieve your dreams and live a better life.
Mr & Mrs Aarons: Jesse's relationship with his parents is quite bad at first. He feels unaccepted by them and feels that he must try hard to impress them. However, after Leslie's death, he finds that they do really care for him a lot and their relationship seems to improve after that. He feels terrible towards his parents because he let them down
May Belle Aarons: May Belle is Jesse's younger sister. He is very protective and caring towards her, although he can be sharp with her. He is quick to anger and sometimes hurts her without meaning to, but he really loves her.
Joyce Ann: Jesse is neutral towards his younger sister, Joyce Ann, as she is quite young and is unable to socialize with him yet.