Jazz Jennings on Coming Out as Transgender at Age 5

Season 5 Episode 513
Aired on 01/30/2016 | CC tv-14
At the age of 14, Jazz Jennings has already been called a "pioneer" and a "trailblazer." But at the age of 5, Jazz did what few have had the courage to do: she came out to the world as transgender.

Like the rest of the world, Jazz watched as Bruce Jenner came out as transgender at age 65. So what was that moment like for Jazz, having done the same thing at such a young age?

"For me, I was lucky to have such supportive parents," Jazz says. "I just expressed how I felt on the inside—and that was a girl. But my parents were really the ones who accepted me and loved me and embraced me for who I am."

Watch the above video as Jazz shares more of her journey, including the defining moment she had at age 2.