The two boys get in a public fistfight but eventually make up and ask Jenna to choose between them.
After much deliberation, Jenna chooses Matty over Jake and the two begin their relationship anew although Jenna wonders if she made the right decision by choosing to stay with Matty instead of going to the summer trip to Europe.
Jenna intervenes and eventually Kevin and Lacey make up.
Jenna struggles with her feelings for Jake and realizes she is still in love with Matty.
Later she finds out that Matty's best friend, Jake Rosati, has been hiding a crush on her.
Jake breaks up with his beautiful but ditzy girlfriend, Lissa, to ask Jenna to the Winter Formal.
Jenna's growing popularity initially creates tension between her and her friends but the three eventually make up.
Jenna begins to resent being in a secret relationship with Matty.
Social outcast Jenna Hamilton has an accident, but it looks like she tried to commit suicide after getting a "carefrontation" letter.
The show also earned several award nominations, winning one Teen Choice Award and one People's Choice Award.