Lots of people lost a lot of things thanks to the Great Shift. Jake here lost his sex, ethnicity, and the body he spent years building to perfection. Disappointed, the boy tried to cling to his old self by wearing his varsity jacket, but it only amplified what he had lost, and even when he saw himself in a photo he took, he only saw a women. Jake knew he should be outraged by this, and was to an extent, but part of him was both fascinated and strangely enthralled by his new black body. He may lack the strength of his old body, but he was a whole new kind of sexy.