Jack Hunter
Jack S07 promo pic
First appearanceBrothers (BMW)
Girl Meets Semi-Formal (GMW)
Final appearanceBrave New World: Part 2 (BMW)
Girl Meets Semi-Formal (GMW)
NameJack Hunter
Jack Connor (alias)
RoleSon of Chet Hunter
Half-brother to Shawn
Best friend to Eric
Rachel and Eric's roommate
Final StatusJoined the Peace Corps (BMW)
Left the Peace Corps and worked for an environmentally damaging company (GMW)
Portrayed byMatthew Lawrence

Jack Hunter is the eldest son of Chet Hunter, and Shawn Hunter's paternal half brother who first made his appearance in season 5 ("Brothers").


Series Info

  • Jack appeared in Brothers and spoke to Shawn and Chet. It was the first time that they had spoken in many years.
  • Soon thereafter, became the roommate of Eric and Shawn.
  • Warned Shawn to stop drinking when Elaine left their father, because he was an abusive drunk and that alcoholism runs strongly in their father's side of the family.
  • Kicked Shawn out at the beginning of season 6, and began competing with Eric for Rachel's affections.
  • Began dating Rachel in Road Trip, following his father's death.
  • Broke up with Rachel in State of the Unions.
  • Was kicked out of his apartment in season 7, and began a frantic search for a place to live with Eric.
  • Graduated from Pennbrook and joined the Peace Corps with Rachel.

Alternate Personalities


  • Jack can speak Mandarin Chinese.
  • He is somewhat smart, but for some reason Eric gets the better of him and occasionally he gets involved in Eric's antics.
  • He holds a degree in engineering from Pennbrook University.
  • In No Such Thing As A Sure Thing, Jack identifies himself to Danny the bookie as "Jack Connor". While it may simply be an alias, it is possible that Connor is Jack's mother's surname, or his adoptive stepfather's.
  • Formerly known as "Jumbo Jack", until he started working out to bring his body fat count down to 6%.
  • Jack loves ice skating, which is one of the few things that he and Shawn have in common.
  • In The Witches of Pennbrook Jack reveals he is from New York City, the same place Cory and Topanga live in Girl Meets World
  • He appeared in the second season of Girl Meets World ("Girl Meets Semi-Formal") 
  • In "It's Not You... It's Me" He states that he has a little sister that went to China. It's unknown if she is his half-sister or step sister. 


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