Hale, Jasper

Full Name: Jasper Whitlock Hale (PC1)

Status: Vampire

Date of Birth: 1843 (TL) (The OIL says 1844)

Date of change to vampire: 1863 – he was 20 (PC1) (TL) (The OIL says he was 19)

Originally from: Houston, Texas (PC1) (OIL)

Hair color: Honey blond (TW1)

Eye color: Vampire gold/black

Height: 6” 3” (PC1)

Physical description: muscular, but lean (TW1)

Special talents: Able to manipulate the emotions of those around him

Occupation: Currently “in college” (NM1) Has degrees in philosophy and history. (OIL)

Family members: Married to Alice (PC1) – adopted member of the Cullen family

Nick Names: Jazz (PC1)

Source of change: Maria (PC2)

Hobbies: Interested in scholarly endeavors

Car: Silver Ducati motorcycle (OIL)

Personal history: Born in Texas, Jasper served as a Major in the Confederate army during the Civil War. He was promoted quickly and eventually became a major. (PC1)

In 1863, a vampire named Maria, who was fighting for feeding territory, changed Jasper with the intention of making him a leader in her own army. Jasper spent many years training newborn vampires and killed them off when they lost their newborn strength. The battles he fought left his body scarred. During this process, he became depressed and sought something better. A newborn named Peter returned after fleeing Maria’s grasp to ask Jasper to join him and his mate, Charlotte. Jasper traveled for a while but still knew there had to be another way of life. (EC13, TL)

In 1948 while in Philadelphia, Jasper ducked into a diner to get out from the rain and came face to face with Alice. She told Jasper of her visions of Carlisle and the two of them joined the Cullen family by 1950. (EC13, TL)

Jasper has the most difficult time with the lifestyle set by the Cullen family. He avoids contact with humans, as he is more tempted than the others to drink from them. Going to school is a difficult task, but he does it for Alice. (PC2)

Jasper traveled with Alice and Bella to Arizona when James was tracking Bella. (TW19)  He fought James and helped kill him.  (TW22) He also instructed the werewolves in how to kill newborns when Victoria created her army.  (EC18) He went with Alice to South America to look for other hybrid vampires when the Volturi threatened to kill Renesmee. (BD29)

Portrayed in the films by: Jackson Rathbone