AE: What did you think when you found out you had been hired to play an Adam instead of a Zoe?JT: It made the role more challenging that’s for sure!
Maybe I can read some comics while I’m playing him.’ AE: Chaz, I couldn’t help but think, what would your life or my life be like if we’d seen this story 20 or 30 years ago? Chaz: One of the kids in my group actually started watching and that’s how he figured out that he was trans.is a show that has never been afraid to push boundaries, and no character represents that approach better than Adam Torres, television’s first scripted transgender teenager.Adam has been on quite the journey this year, from refusing to lie about his identity in order to please others to even taking his first stab at being in a relationship.In 2010, Jordan traveled to India to build a school with the organization "Free The Children." A documentary of the trip was made for Much Music in Canada.In March 2011, the episode featuring Jordan entitled, "My Body is a Cage" won Degrassi the prestigious Peabody Award.After Elton: Adam is going through a lot in these episodes. Jordan Todosey: I love where the writers have gone with Adam.