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Jimmy Kaga-Ricci is one of the two narrators in I Was Born For This. He's the frontman of The Ark, where he sings, plays guitar and plays keys. Jimmy is transgender and a Christian. He is biracial (half Indian, half Italian).

Jimmy's character was reviewed by a sensitive reader prior to the publishing of I Was Born For This.

Physical appearance Edit

Jimmy has brown eyes, brown hair and tan skin. He is 5'6"[1]. He loves clothing, and narrates, "Sometimes I enjoy choosing what to wear for a show more than the show itself." He often wears black clothes. Onstage, he always dresses in black and wears angel wings. He also always wears a transgender flag pin to events.

Personality Edit

Jimmy is more quiet and reserved than Angel, which creates a stark difference in their chapters. His Hogwarts house is Hufflepuff. He is introverted and quite introspective. His MBTI personality type is INTP[2].

Jimmy is shown to struggle with an anxiety disorder and paranoia. Because of this, get gets panic attacks. He hides this from the public.

Jimmy doesn't neccesarily enjoy being famous. He's quite unhappy because of this. However, he doesn't let his fans know about this, which becomes apparent when Angel constantly talks about how happy Jimmy looks, when Jimmy is shown to be quite miserable in his own chapters. This causes Angel to be quite shocked when she meets him.

Biography Edit

"Jimmy Kaga-Ricci owes everything to The Ark. He’s their frontman – and playing in a band is all he’s ever dreamed of doing. It’s just a shame that recently everything in his life seems to have turned into a bit of a nightmare." - I Was Born For This blurb

Jimmy started presenting as male at a very young age. His audience knows that he is trans, and his coming out will be covered in the book. As of I Was Born For This, he has been on T for about a year and a half, and puberty blockers before that.

Jimmy initially got famous trough YouTube, where he, Rowan and Lister would post covers of songs. He and Rowan were childhood friends, which causes a strain in the relationship between him and Lister.

In I Was Born For This, he meets Angel, and they become unexpectedly close.

Trivia Edit

  • His name is not short for James.[3]
  • He can rap flawlessly. [4]

References and Sources Edit

  1. chronicintrovert
  2. chronicintrovert: "What’s the iwbft6 mbti if you don’t mind me asking"
  3. chronicintrovert
  4. chronicintrovert: "Who from the Ark can rap a verse of a song perfectly"
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