When they leave, they notice that the bus is missing. While Manny is happy about this, she later learns that Jay stole the ring from the pawn shop.

When Emma contracted gonorrhea from performing oral sex on Jay, who was dating Alex at the time, she confronted her, leading to a fight. With Emma having told Snake that Spike is considering aborting their child, the two exchange insults about meddling but things cool down when Spike and Snake tie the knot. Interestingly enough, Manny never said anything about her relationship with Jay being an act. The relationship between Jay Hogart and Manny Santos, known as Janny (Jay/Manny) and May (Manny/Jay) began in Season 7 of Degrassi: The Next Generation. At first, Manny didn't want to do it but out of nowhere everyone was dancing and having a good time. Jay had been expelled since season 4, so by season 7 it just felt like they made something up to keep him around.. let's randomly pair him with Manny.

Manny's speech reminded everyone the importance of friendship and how all these years meant to her, making her reconcile with her friends. The next day, Manny was head-over-heels and thought they were a couple, since it was so romantic. At first only a few people were meant to come, but soon it got out of control and gatecrashers arrived, even rival school students Lakehurst. She realized Sully was inattentive and only used her for her looks, and dumped him off-screen. Manny is okay with that, and straightens herself up and asks if she looks good. Manny complains that Emma always likes the guys she does, but Emma thinks that they shouldn't do this again. The following actors have all received star billing and appeared in the opening credits of The combination of Adam being a favorite character, and Jordan being at the end of her contract, presented a unique opportunity to tell this story through such a beloved character. They meet up at a Purple Dragon concert, where Craig played. But when Jay gets too serious, Manny reminds him it's all fake. Emma had developed anorexia and possibly bulimia. as she exposed herself for his camera. She still had feelings for Craig, however,and is very annoyed that Craig is very close with Ellie Nash.

Cassie Steele, Actress: Degrassi: The Next Generation. I'm dumping your ass, Craig. Jason "Jay" Hogart is a mechanic at Tony's Auto Shop, and lives in Toronto. Manny, seeking revenge, conspires with Darcy and Chantay to purposely drop Paige in a cheer routine, in front of the entire school, thus breaking her leg. The guys take Spin to Niagara Falls, to gamble and have a fun time. Whilst the boys were in the gym, Manny snuck off to the boys' locker room, looking for the camera, when Peter came in and they got into a fight. Later on, they buy Liberty green tea to let her know they're there for her.

They start to argue and Manny wonders why he lied. Emma also mentions that Liberty has joined a sorority and barely has time for anyone. Manny also threatens to tell Joey because she knows he needs help. This is a success. Manny and Jay decide they would always be honest with each other and reconcile.

Excited to be home from Hollywood, for a fun filled summer with her bestie and her boy, Manny is completely revved up with energy. They both compromise when she proposes going on to college with a major in Theater but keeping science as a minor. When they go back to the mansion, Paige tells Manny that she did a good thing and that surprisingly she is happy to see her. When Manny auditions at Degrassi, they didn't like it too much. are still going strong and to celebrate the beginning of a new school year (and to help Liberty move on after an unfortunate incident with Chris and Emma), Liberty invites J.T., Toby, and Manny over to party in her jacuzzi. Manny makes a deposit on her credit card for plastic surgery, but her insulting and abrasive father finds out and calls her a "loose girl" and a "slut." Her romantic and somewhat promiscuous ways resulted in her sleeping with In the earlier seasons, Manny had noted that she wanted to be a fashion designer, but her dreams later changed to wanting to pursue a career in acting. Manny encouraged Emma to go for Chris and when she discovered he had a girlfriend, told Emma to do "whatever it takes." He accused her of telling Ashley, and she said she didn't. Manny is the one Emma confides in when she has suspicions about Liberty and This caused an argument between Paige and Emma, and later one between Manny and Emma.