When arriving in Portland, he and Averey develop a mutual attraction, At 19, she posed nude for Playboy, which caused a rift with her conservative parents that lasted for some time, and although she has mended her relationship with her parents, and formed a newly honest relationship with her father, she continues to be demure from sharing details of her sex life with her mother, and whose strict upbringing including corporal punishment involving hitting with his fists and a belt, but Jordan does not consider this abuse, but tough love that helped Jordan develop a thick skin during conflicts.Jordan's friend Blake, however, characterizes Larry as "the asshole who made [Jordan] who he is", and believes that Jordan strives to prove himself different from his father, despite Blake's observation that Jordan is exactly like his father.He has had to take a semester off due to financial expenses, and works as a short order cook at a local bar.MTV characterizes him as "the glue that holds his friends together", and says that he has always been the center of attention, and beloved by his friends for his charm and honesty.The cast lived in a 20,000 square foot, two-story building at 338 NW 9th Avenue, at the corner of Northwest Flanders Street.Prior to being used as the season's setting, the property was on sale for .25 million USD. That same month, the property was contracted to Raymond Management Co., a Middleton, Wisconsin-based a hotel developer that planned to convert the site into an 220-room, eight-story hotel.The season featured a total of eight cast members over the course of the season, as one cast member was replaced after she voluntarily left the show.Portland, Oregon was first reported as the location for the twenty-eighth season in a June 19, 2012 article on the website
According to MTV she is "feisty", and exhibits a "wide-eyed innocence" and a sense of "wacky levity", and her roommates sometimes perceive her to be akin to an "attention-seeking, annoying little sister". She lives with her mother and stepfather, and came to Portland in order to explore who she is outside her sheltered life.
and aims to be a writer, philanthropist and model, but has been fired from four out of the five jobs she has had.
Despite her parents' consternation at her professional status, Nia prefers to enjoy life than to worry about getting a regular job.
The Real World: Portland is the twenty-eighth season of MTV's reality television series The Real World, which focuses on a group of diverse strangers living together for several months in a different city each season, as cameras follow their lives and interpersonal relationships.
It is the seventh season of The Real World to be filmed in the Pacific States region of the United States, specifically in Oregon, and is also the second season to be filmed in the Pacific Northwest after The Real World: Seattle.