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A look into the character of JJ Maybank in Outer Banks

A look into the character of JJ Maybank in Outer Banks

JJ Maybank is one of the main characters in the American drama series, Outer Banks, which was created by Jonas Pate, Josh Pate and Shannon Burke. He was portrayed by American actor, Rudy Pankow. He is also a member of the “The Pogues”, a close-knit group of local adventurous teens in the Outer Banks of North Carolina which includes John B Routledge, Pope Heyward, Kiara Carrera, Sarah Cameron and Cleo. Among “The Pogues”, he is the most unpredictable and uncontrolled and he tends to cause damages as he doesn’t think before he acts. Of all the members of The Pogues, John B Routledge is his best friend and has been his best friend since the third grade. His best friend, John B, describes him as the “best surfer he knows”. Despite his erratic nature in the show, he still looks out and protect his friends.

JJ Maybank Wiki.

He grew up in a troubled home as his father was an alcoholic and a drug addict who regularly abuses him physically and mentally, which accounts for his erratic and feisty nature. His father left him before it was even known he was his father. His mother did not appear in the Season 1 but his father does blame JJ for her departure, which insinuates she left them and in turn, accounts for the abuses that he put him through. JJ is a member of a close-knit group of teenage friends known as “The Pogues” and he is the most erratic among his friends, often acting before assessing the consequences of his actions. He is best friends with John B, the leader of The Pogues. They have been best friends since the third grade. He grew up on the southside of the Outer Banks.

JJ Maybank’s Personality in the show.

He is quite erratic, feisty, uncontrollable and unpredictable. He is somehow irresponsible and does not think of the consequences of his actions. He mostly speaks his mind and has no chill. He is also very loyal and always stands up for his friends. He tends to get himself and others around him in trouble and is a go-getter. Whenever he is confronted with any problems, he tends to threaten those serving as a source of obstruction to him. He is not good at showing emotions and tends to cover his emotions with humor. He is very erratic and have frequent outbursts too, as he was physically and mentally abused by his father and that is the only reaction he has to any situation. He is most at times seen smoking and drinking, a behavior he copied from his drug-addict of a father. He is also fond of stealing and even stole a gun and an ambulance from his own cousin. He is referred to as “a mild kleptomaniac” by his best pal, John B. Despite his erratic behavior, he is very funny.

Who played the role of JJ Maybank in Outer Banks?

JJ Maybank’s character was portrayed by American film and television actor, Rudy Pankow. He was born on August 12, 1998 and is currently 25 years old. Rudy Pankow hails from Ketchikan, Alaska and is an amazing actor as evident in his role as JJ Maybank. He did not always bear the aspirations to become an actor as he wanted to be a chef but he later had a change of mind and decided to be an actor.

Who is JJ Maybank’s best friend in Outer Banks?

JJ is best friends with John B, the leader of The Pogues, who was portrayed by Chase Stokes. They have been best friends since the third grade and have the longest friendship out of all the members in The Pogue. They relate to each other the most and despite that they sometimes tussle and fight, they are always there for each other. When John B was presumed dead at sea, JJ grieved him and had a tattoo on his ankle in honor of John B.

Who is JJ Maybanks’s Father in Outer Banks?

JJ Maybank’s father is Luke Maybank, a character who is known for his alcohol and drug habit and his incessant physical and mental abuse on JJ Maybank, accusing him of the departure of his wife, JJ’s mother. JJ is scared of him but he eventually fights back and leaves home. JJ loves him and in the season 2, he helps his father leave the island whilst expressing grief and sorrow for his departure.

How many seasons did JJ Maybank appear in the Outer Banks series?

JJ Maybank appeared in a total of 3 seasons of the series, across all episodes. He is one of the main characters of the show and is set to appear in the fourth season.

Will JJ Maybank appear in the season 4 of Outer Banks?

It is unclear whether he will part of the season of the critically-acclaimed production but as one of the main characters, there is a high possibility of him reprising his role in the season 4.

How tall is JJ Maybank?

He stands at a stunning height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 centimeters) tall.

Physical Appearance

He is a slim and tall teen with blonde hair and blue eyes. He mostly rocks tank tops, singlet or t-shirts and shorts and is fond of rocking red and white cap with necklaces, bracelets and rings.

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