Ashley Juergens Secret Life of the American Teenager



TV Series


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Portrayed by India Eisley

Ashley Juergens is the younger sister of Amy Juergens and the younger daughter of George and Anne Juergens.  Ashley often feels overlooked by her parents who she believes are too busy dealing with their problems to notice her. 


Ashley developed romantic feeling for Ricky Underwood but accepted he was going out with her sister Amy.  She is friends with Toby and Grffin. 


Season 1

Ashley was the first member of her family to realise Amy was pregnant.  She tried to protect Amy by pretending to her parents she was having sex to throw suspicion off Amy. 


Ashley was angry at her mother who threw her husband out of their home when she suspected he was cheating on her.   Ashley became sympathetic to her mother when she learned her father had an affair with Adrian mother Cindy Lee.  Ashley flirted with Ben best friend Henry but nothing developed between them. 


Ashley was against the idea of Amy having her baby adopted.  She hoped the baby would manage to bring her family closer together.  She talked to Rev Stone and managed to convince him to sabotage the adoption.  She also briefly worked as a cocktail waitress to help with the cost of the baby but was forced to give up the job when she was discovered by her father.  


Ashley became friend with Simon a kid from her school but ended their relationship because she felt like they were an old married couple. After Amy gave birth Ashley helped name her nephew John Juergens.  She also moved in next door with her father so her room could be converted into a nursery for her nephew. 


Season 2

When Anna became pregnant Ashley was suspicious George was the father and tried to convince George to tell the truth to Anna.  Ashley while starting her freshman year at high school became friends with a gay boy named Griffin and made a pact not to date guys in school. She broke the pack when a student named Mark asked her out.  They went out on a date but the relationship didn't workout and she was relieved to hear he moved on with someone else. 


When Ashley admitted she was afraid of sex based on Amy description of what happen at band camp Griffin set her up on date with his cousin Grant but while dating Grant she began to develop a romantic interest in Ricky Underwood.


Season 3

Ashley managed to convince her father she needed to go on birth control pills.  Ashley began to pursue Ricky but he was reluctant to pursue a relationship with her since she was Amy sister.  Ashley tried to make Ricky jealous by going out with Grant but he realised she was just using him to make Ricky jealous which ended their relationship. 


Ashley was annoyed when Ricky and Amy planned on going out on a date.  She snuck into his bedroom to seduce him but he refused.  When Amy confronted her Ashley admitted she was curious about sex because she suspected their father was cheating again.


Season 4

Ashley decided she wanted to be home school.  She was paired with another home school kid Toby and the two became friends.  Ashley and Toby both got their GED which stop the need for them to be home schooled.  They decided to tour the country until George forced Ashley to get a job. 

Main Cast

Adrian Lee

Alice Valko

Amy Juergens

Anne Juergens

Ashley Juergens

Ben Boykewich



Cindy Lee


George Juergens

Grace Bowmen



Henry Miller

Jack Pappas

Jason Treacy

Jeff Zegay


Joe Hampton

John Juergens

Kathleen Bowman

Ken Fields

Lauren Treacy

Leo Boykewich

Madison Cooperstein

Marcelino Molina

Margaret Shakur

Marshall Bowman

Nora Underwood

Ricky Underwood

Robie Juergens

Ruben Enriquez


Tom Bowman