Quinn Alexandra James was one of the seven siblings of Haley James Scott, the sister-in-law of Nathan Scott, and the wife of Jacob Davis. Free spirited and artistic, she found herself at a crossroads in her life after realizing her younger brother Jacob has Asperger's syndrome. 

Quinn James
Background information
Feature films
Television programs One Tree Hill (JL the superhuman series)
Video games
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Portrayed by Shantel VanSanten
Performance model
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name Quinn Alexandra James
Other names Quinnie the Pooh
Birthday January 1st 1985 9:10 AM
Relatives Jacob James
(younger brother)
Powers and abilities


Jacob Davis Timeline

Quinn Alexandra James was born on January 1st, 1985 at 9:10 AM and was raised as part of a large family alongside her sisters Vivian, Haley, Taylor and several other siblings in a very busy and chaotic household. Quinn's family was notably over sized and those new to the family were often confused by which sister was which, such as Haley's husband Nathan, who initially confused Taylor for Quinn when she paid them a visit. Quinn was particularly close to Haley and Taylor, as she and Taylor often ridiculed Haley for her straight-laced attitude. Being the more free spirited sisters, Quinn and Taylor would often help Haley mellow out by feeding her 'special brownies' and, unbeknownst to Haley, getting her high. Quinn later found out her younger brother

She left the family and began dating a documentary maker, David. Quinn loved David's free spirit and they connected over their shared desire to follow their dreams. Their free spirited relationship led to a wedding which was run by one of their friends who ordained themselves online for the couple. Deciding to be happy no matter what, they lived together happily for some time. But David started to change his views when he was offered a job that paid well but wasn't what he wanted to do. He promised Quinn that he would follow his dreams after earning some money to give her stability.Quinn assisted to her young sister's graduation with her parents and Taylor, in Tree Hill. During the ceremony Haley gave birth to a son, Quinn's nephew James Lucas Scott

After David bought Quinn a larger house and he started to settle down with his job, he gave up his dreams of making his documentary, which deeply affected Quinn. She started to feel that David wasn't the same person he used to be and he wasn't the same man she fell in love with. While at an open-mic night Quinn realized she was envious of the terrible performers who felt some need to go up on stage, and did it anyway regardless of what people thought of them. She then realized that she didn't want to be with David anymore because her heart wasn't in it, due to still having feelings for Jacob and realized she really hates Chelsea for treating Jacob like trash. In need of direction and having decided that she didn't want to spend the rest of her life with a stranger, Quinn decided to return to Tree Hill to see her sister Haley while on an assignment in New York while also trying to catch up with her little brother Jacob

Jacob James Timeline

Character arc

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