NEW YORK -- The relationship between April Kepner and Jackson Avery on. He was even more so impressed when April refused to allow her patient to die, and accept the message Owen was trying to get across to the doctors - that trauma was unfair, and sometimes no matter what you do, your patients die. Although elements of her Christianity are traditionally conservative, she is very open-minded – as she is seen attending Callie and Arizona's wedding, and even dancing and taking pictures of the newlyweds during the reception. Owen was the last to leave and April expressed her gratitude by saying he always comes to bring her back. Last Like he is to everyone, Alex was very rude upon meeting April, but it didn't take her long to notice this was only a defense mechanism he used to prevent people from getting too close. When she finally informed Jackson that they were having a boy, she fell apart and cried in his arms. Owen gave her credit when he told Matthew the diagnosis. When Reed was tragically murdered during the shooting, April was the first to find her. April noticed how sweet his reply was and said he was never that nice to her when she would spin up. April had earned herself the nickname The Party among the interns while Vik openly bragged about his sexual experiences with her, which further worried Jackson. CurrentSeattle Charity ClinicFormerGrey Sloan Memorial HospitalMercy West Medical CenterSeattle Grace Mercy West Hospital Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams revealed he’s rooting for his character, Jackson Avery, to reunite with April Kepner on the medical drama. He asked her if she was happy, which made her cry. Jackson said her reaction had nothing to do with him and that she should leave him out of it; he stayed with Stephanie, she with Matthew. Jackson Avery and April Kepner How you feel about #Japril aside, these two were buddies long before they realized they were in love. [10], On Halloween, April and Jackson treated a man who believed he was bitten by a "zombie" and believed that he was becoming a zombie now too. [45] April refused to tell Jackson about the pregnancy. He refused to be given more medication before his wife's arrival. She assured April she was not average.[27]. Man shot in stomach, collapses near subway station: Police, $1 billion in unpaid NYC rent: Check your neighborhood here, Barclays Center welcoming Nets fans inside tonight, 2 new COVID vaccine megasites target low-income NYC neighborhoods, COVID Vaccine Updates: South African variant found in 12 states, Police issue warning after 4 boys fall through frozen pond, Boeing: 777s with engine that blew apart should be grounded, Family devastated over daughter's mysterious disappearance, Budget committee advances relief bill with 3rd stimulus check, NYC rapper who died of COVID honored in Bronx, Ringleader of Chanel store robbery arrested, charged. She had a big crush on the married Derek Shepherd following the merger. When April returned for the second time, she was met with hostility by Jackson because he felt that she was never there when he needed her and only believed that she was hurting when he was suffering too. When an explosion occurred, April found out through Maggie that Jackson stayed in the building to look for Stephanie. Jackson found out three hours after the doctors started treatment. She is allergic to peanuts and loves fortune cookies. April then bluntly asked to try on Arizona's leg, which made them both laugh. April didn't want to sign it yet, but she did want to continue with the plan. "Like you said, it's all you," Jackson said. April walked out and ended up staying with Arizona and Callie for a few days. The doctors worked together to crike her and had her taken to a local hospital. She hung around the hospital as she had trouble going home without her daughter. The baby was taken to the NICU. They all passed except April. After sending out the wedding invitations to Alex and Jo's wedding, April was picked up by Matthew for their volunteer work at a clinic. She then decided to be a good friend and returned to Arizona with two bottles of champagne. His bones were breaking inside the womb, devastating April. Maggie put April on cardiopulmonary bypass in the OR while they continued to warm her up. However, the test came back negative, to which April responded with relief and delight. The real wedding catastrophe arrived when Kirsten went into anaphylactic shock. He said she wanted to say no. Her mother and Jackson decorated the entire nursery, making her feel left out. As a child, Jackson often listened to stories about his grandfather, Harper Avery, and ever since then, he has always wanted to be a surgeon. Meanwhile, April noticed the impact Eric Sterling's case had on her colleagues, as the boy was shot by the police while trying to enter his own house through the window. Suddenly she got a message, and too nervous to read it herself, she gave her phone to Jackson. That night, April attended Maggie's game night with her own booze. However, in the end, no matter how hard they tried to stay away, they couldn't resist each other. April rides along with him and they come across a hit and run accident involving a ten-year-old boy. Nobody does romance quite like Grey’s Anatomy, and the love story between Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) and April Kepner (Sarah Drew) is the only proof you need. However, nervousness got the best of her during her medical board exams causing her to fail. However, Jackson was deeply hurt as he felt that she abandoned him and he did not wish to get back together. Along with being extremely organized, April is also very competitive - refusing to give up until she wins. She knew Jackson took the case because the hospital was close to where his father lived, so she had Meredith switch with April, figuring she'd offer a better support system. Grey's Anatomy Universe Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Without it, she wouldn't be able to go through with it. April then went to check if Jo and Alex were ready, only to discover that they had disappeared. After surgery, she started thinking that she really didn't pass and they just didn't inform her because it was the second time she failed. She witnessed Richard announcing Meredith's nomination for the Harper Avery Award. While she was pregnant, April had a routine ultrasound, which revealed signs of osteogenesis imperfecta, so she was given further testing, which revealed that her baby had type II osteogenesis imperfecta, the most severe type. After surviving a near-fatal accident, she resigned from Grey Sloan to help the homeless who need medical care. They decided to keep it a secret because they didn't want judgment or opinions on Matthew not waiting long enough after his wife's death. Jackson suggested a baby nurse, but April made it clear she couldn't afford that and that she did not want his help since they were separated. She questioned what she did to deserve that, but they both don't remember anything about that night. Maggie later came to check on her and said Jackson was willing to bring Harriet by any time she wanted. While operating on a firefighter who got hurt due to the mudslide caused by the storm, Owen asked April if she said yes to Matthew, whom he helped to prepare the proposal. They talked for a moment about how April would take care of Harriet once she could leave the hospital. They had a difficult moment when Herman pushed the paperwork onto them, including a death certificate. This is entirely about you," Jackson said, indicating he had no more interest in her. Catherine manipulated the situation when Jackson and Meredith were supposed to treat a girl with laryngeal cancer in Montana. After having treated every possible patient, April and Jackson talked. she asked, after which he took her in his arms and kissed her. MomΆLittle MissKepner 2.0The MachineKepsDr. Her daughter was born on the kitchen table of, During a severe hernia case, April was the general surgeon on-record before it was transferred to. And then she lost God and it made her feel like Jackson somehow had won, which she hated and made her hate him. [20], Her incision healed well and she was allowed to go home. Our will there be a follow-up to Japril the Sequel? She has an extremely close relationship with God and remained a virgin a long time for this reason. In April's office, she has a photo of Callie and Arizona from their wedding day. They ordered Leah to get more champagne and snacks. April was a virgin until the age of twenty-nine. April also cares deeply about her friends and patients. April overheard the conversation where Catherine and Jackson talked about Harper Avery being a sexual predator. This prompted Alex to kiss her, but being a virgin she asked him to slow down - which frustrated him to the point that he screamed at her. April didn't want to pursue a relationship with him and declined an invitation to Robert's apartment for dinner. He told her there are no guarantees for a life free of suffering or injustice in faith. GA: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14Seattle Grace: Message of Hope All of Me April joined him in the ambulance bay, where he told her that he understood that she wanted Jackson and that he didn't give her a chance to say no because he proposed in front of all these people. Owen had the paramedics take him to the scene of the accident and found her several hours after the accident. April then related her own poor choices to her, saying she slept with the douchey intern and Tom Koracick and also jumped her ex-husband in the closet. Unable to deal with it just yet, April dove into work in the busy ER and avoided talking about it, although she lashed out at Stephanie for telling other people about the baby's diagnosis before telling her. Jackson suggested that they get a divorce and he moved into Ben and Bailey's house to stay separated from April as she would not leave on her own. The entire experience and the fact that the minister still hadn't showed up ruined the wedding. Meredith was annoyed at April for crying during his surgery because she felt April had no right to cry, but April explained to her the reason she was crying was because her best friend, Reed had been murdered earlier that day. April replied he had to come because he was her friend and she wanted him there. April knew it was her calling to go back to Jordan and she left. Although April sometimes disapproved of Cristina's rule-breaking, she considered her a friend. While Meredith was in the hospital, April and Jackson had an argument because Jackson served her divorce papers. He replied he wanted to come, and she then asked for their blessing. She defended Arizona when Callie started thinking about kicking Arizona out of their apartment, saying Arizona needed the elevator and that the apartment was handicap accessible. Arizona was one of the last people to find out and told the others that April and Matthew were seeing each other again. After the shooting at the hospital, Jackson and April became close when she noticed he'd been having nightmares about the tragedy. Lexie, again became jealous and tried tricking April into annoying Meredith with her idea of a chore wheel. Grey Sloan Surgical Innovation Contest Prototypes Day, Everything I Try to Do, Nothing Seems to Turn Out Right, Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story,, These episodes are April-centric or are otherwise very informative about her life. April wanted to wear her mother's veil at her wedding. She later married Matthew Taylor. April saves his life by assembling her fellow doctors to operate although Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital was no longer a trauma center at the time. She also made a onesie for baby Sofia during Callie's baby shower that had a pie drawn on it accompanied by the words "Cutie Pie" decoratively written above. While the rest of the guests and Jo and Alex took the ferry back to the city, a disappointed April stayed behind with Matthew, Arizona, Jackson, and Sofia to clean up the mess. April took years of physical therapy as a child to correct pigeon toes (a condition in which a person's feet face inwards instead of straight ahead). However the results would turn out, she wanted to keep the baby, loving and holding him as long as possible. When April noticed Jackson wasn't with them, she began to panic and rushed back towards the bus as it lay there ablaze, but was stopped by Matthew. She said she never thought that anybody would ever want her with her difficult personality, but that she really wanted him. April was still hurt about losing Samuel and made the decision to go work with Dr. Hunt in a war zone. She then had a talk with Matthew, who figured she was still with Jackson and a 3-year-old. She had a rough start, but later got a handle on things and became an excellent chief resident. Because she'd never been so late before, she thought she was pregnant. She was convinced she didn't really die as she hadn't met Jesus, which she was sure she would if she actually died. Libby KepnerKimmie KepnerAlice Kepner When Stephanie came in and started comforting Jackson, April left. [12], A couple of days later, April started asking her colleagues' mail addresses to send them invitations to her wedding. Matthew seized the opportunity to say that he wanted to give them a second chance at marriage. She didn't object to this, and he angrily got in his ambulance and drove off. "None of this has to do with me. Their baby was diagnosed with type II, meaning he'd die minutes or hours after birth. Portrayed by Appearances As a child, April had a fish tank, two hamsters, a pet pony, a pet duck, and two dogs named Buster and Pickles. When Lexie and April first met, Lexie found April annoying because Derek Shepherd seemed to take shine to her. The Chief interrogated all the doctors on duty and eventually fired April, as she was behind the death.[2]. Engagement to Matthew and Feelings for Jackson, Crisis of Faith and Organizing the Contest. Arizona recognized that from own life and assured her that it becomes a new normal. At the end of the day, he confronted her, but she told him he wasn't her that and left as she had plans. An inebriated April seductively asked Tom for a ride, to which he eagerly agreed. April, unaware that he wanted to hand over the reigns in order to be able to participate himself, happily jumped at the chance to take over being the judge. In the supply closet, April found a crying Arizona, but she pretended to be fine. Harriet Kepner-Avery (daughter via April) Jackson Avery , M.D. She started laughing because he cheated the system like she had done herself, which resulted in the death of a car crash victim she was unable to save. Alex showing off his scrub designed onesie to April. Greeting cards, journals, notebooks, postcards, and more. Eventually, she came back to her senses and wandered inside. When April was let go by the hospital for making a mistake in the ER, Cristina defended her to the other residents, claiming that everyone made mistakes that night and April was only fired because she was caught. April said she could empathize with others, even though others seemed to think she couldn't because she goes to church. After a series of tests, they soon learned that their son, whom they decided to name Samuel, suffered from type 2, the most fatal type. The results are in and Grey’s Anatomy fans have named Jackson Avery (Jessie Williams) and April Kepner (Sarah Drew) as the best couple. She woke up moments later. Then she decided to run away with Jackson, leaving Matthew at the altar. He exclaimed that she had no idea. Lexie and April no longer had any negative feelings towards each other, and even developed a friendship of sorts. April created a life for the two of them that she is proud of. When everyone calmed down, she went back in to see him. Their beds were placed in the same room for the night and they slept holding hands.[42]. First All Rights Reserved. He saw a worried Bailey hovering outside and told April it was okay for her to come in, though April refused that. April did make up her mind and dragged Matthew to the hospital's chapel to accept his proposal in private, without pressure. In order to be able to communicate with the children from Alex's African program, April learned a bit of Swahili. As she came to greet Harriet in daycare before starting her day, Jackson expressed some concern over her, but she brushed it off. They then all left to let her rest. With the trauma center back in place at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital, April finally feels she has her career headed in the right direction and becomes even confident that she will "kick ass" during her medical board exams. Nathan's lingering love triangle with Megan and Meredith made her realize that she needed clarification from Jackson. 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