Abandoned by mother in a firehouse at three weeks old. She completed her undergrad at Princeton University and graduated top of her class with an M.D from Harvard University.
Grey's Anatomy, Season 9Edit
She seems like a bright and hardworking intern.She is working under Meredith Grey,who after the plane crash and everyone dying or leaving has become very bitter.She sets up Jo for the intern test,telling her shes the most competent, but actually sets her as the example of failure for the rest of the interns when Jo is unable to perform the surgery.When Jo is crying in the hallway about messing up the surgery,Hunt reveals to her the truth & tells her Meredith is not mean but only a good resident and teacher.
Grey's Anatomy, Season 10Edit
Grey's Anatomy, Season 11Edit
Jo feels insecure or possibly even jealous on the relationship formed between Meredith Grey & Alex Karev when Cristina Yang departs from the show
Grey's Anatomy, Season 12 Edit
it is revealed to the audience that jo is hiding her real identity in order to protect herself from her violent ex husband, of whom she is running from.
Grey's Anatomy, Season 13 Edit