|Occupation:||Hunter (one of The Five)|
|Relationships:||Elena Gilbert (sister), John Gilbert (uncle), Jenna Sommers (aunt), Alaric Saltzman (guardian)|
|Fandom:||The Vampire Diaries|
|Other:||Played by Steven R. McQueen|
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Jeremy Gilbert is a major (regular) character on The Vampire Diaries.
Jeremy and his sister lost both their parents before the start of the show. In reaction to his parents' death, he started to smoke weed and slack off in class. When Vicki Donovan, a girl he had a crush on, was killed, Elena asked Damon to wipe Jeremy's memories of that event. That dramatically changed Jeremy's personality; he stopped using drugs and became more focused.
After he was accidentally killed, he was brought back to life by Bonnie Bennett. As a result, he started to see ghosts (and he was capable of interacting with them: talking and even touching them - though he didn't feel their touch).
In season 4, it was discovered that he had the potential of becoming one of The Five, powerful hunters whose destiny was to kill Silas. After he became a Hunter, his friends used the tattoo that suddenly showed on his body as a map to reach Silas and The Cure for Vampirism.
Fanon and Common Tropes in Fanworks
In fics where Elena is portrayed in negative light, Jeremy will often be portrayed as being annoyed with his sister, actively and openly defying and/or working against her, despite their close and positive relationship in canon.
- Keeps Me Alive by summerstorm, a Jeremy/Tyler PWP
- Wings of a Butterfly by Traxits, a Jeremy/Damon time travel story. When Bonnie's new teleport spell backfires, Jeremy wakes on the front lines in 1863, fighting the Civil War alongside a human Damon Salvatore. Getting back to Mystic Falls is only the first hurdle he must face as he struggles not to change the past.
- If & Only If by Florencia7, a Jeremy/Bonnie, Damon/Elena story
- Run by MoldONEvidL, a Jeremy/Bonnie vid
- So Cold by OfficialTVDNTv
- i feel it in my bones by sparksfly221
- for blue skies by ChemicalAttraction, a Jeremy & Elena vid