Portrayed by Shailene Woodley
Juergens (Shailene Woodley) is the teen mother of John Juergens and the oldest
daughter of the Juergens family. Amy was involved with Ben Boykewich but is
currently dating the father of her baby Ricky Underwood.
attended band camp before her freshman of high school where she played the French
horn. At band camp she met Ricky
Underwood and had a one night stand which led to the conception of their child
John Juergens. Amy was shocked when she
discovered her pregnancy and tried to keep it a secret from her parents but eventually
admitted the truth to her mother.
Relationship with Ben
to develop feelings for Ben Boykewich a student at her school who asked her out
on a date. Amy was afraid Ben wouldn't want
anything to do with her when he would discover her pregnancy but when Ben
learned the truth he proposed to Amy offering to help raise her baby.
Ben got married at the local chapel but the marriage wasn't considered legal
since they used false ID cards and documents.
Anna began to pressure Amy to get a job or to seriously consider having
her baby adopted. Amy began to lead to
adoption and began meeting with Ricky to ensure their child would be
managed to sabotage the adoption and got a job at the butcher shop working along
side Ben. They both offered their
support to Amy who got a job offer from Grace Bowman to work at the local
church day care centre after school. Amy overwhelmed by the support decided to keep
up with Ben
become overwhelm with the responsibility of been a new mother. When Ben asked to have sex with her Amy
refused afraid she would end up pregnant again.
Amy became concern Ben would cheat on her when he was offered a summer
holiday job in Italy. Amy suspicious was confirmed when Maria a
girl Ben meet in Italy
came to visit him. Amy realising her
relationship with Ben was over asked him to break up with her.
took an interest in her mother ex-boyfriend son Jimmy but decided they should
just remain friends. Amy began to fight
with Ricky who wanted more responsibility to take care of to John. When Amy refused he went to an arbitrator
who ruled Ricky could have John on the weekends. Amy brief got back together with Ben but broke
up with him after she discovered Adrian
was having his baby.
Relationship with Ricky
began to date Ricky but demanded to be in an exclusive relationship and wanted
him to get tested before she would consider having sex with him.