Share this article Share 'She thinks I need to wait until I'm older to start thinking about relationships. But I know one day I'll find someone who likes me for who I am.
I've told her if she ever goes on a date she needs to tell the boy beforehand. I'm worried someone could turn on her, maybe even attack her if they found out further down the line.
Her mother is pictured second from left Miss Jennings plans to have full gender reassignment surgery after she turns It reminds me I wasn't born in a female body. I've been teased by some schoolmates, but I've learnt to rise above it. Mum tells me that even as a two-year-old when she praised me for being a good boy, I'd correct her saying, 'I'm a good girl' 'I already feel like a girl but when I have the gender reassignment surgery my transition will be complete.
We listened to Jazz and let her be the person she wanted to be. Sometimes I mourn the loss of the idea of my son.
But there's a wonderful person with us now and Jazz knows how special she is. Jazz founded the TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation which has led her to meet a host of celebrities including transgender actress Laverne Cox, left, and Hollywood starlet Jennifer Lawrence, right 'When I was two, Mum says I asked when the fairy was going to come with a magic wand and take away my penis. Straight away, I pointed to the female doll. I was the youngest patient the paediatrician had seen.
But she was still adamant she was a girl and when she came in from nursery she would change into one of her sister's dresses or her favourite fairy outfit. Aged three, Miss Jennings was diagnosed with gender identity disorder after tests and counselling.
Jazz, pictured aged 13, was prescribed hormone blockers when she was 11 to stop the production of testosterone, so she would not go through male puberty Following her diagnosis, she gradually transitioned and started living as a girl full-time aged five. I felt so happy. But there's no way that's happening - I'm too happy as a girl. I love experimenting with different hair styles and going clothes shopping. I'd say I felt as though I'd been born in the wrong body.
When I got home I'd cry. I felt so isolated. Miss Jennings hopes to settle down with a family one day but currently she's using her experience to help others through the transition.
An advocate of transgender rights, Jazz's campaigning work has led her to meet a host of stars including Laverne Cox, the transgender star of Orange is the new Black and Hollywood A-Lister Jennifer Lawrence.
Miss Jennings said of the meeting: I hope to stop discrimination against young transgender people.