Jay Manuel was a minor character that briefly appeared in the Season 9 finale movie, Degrassi Takes Manhattan.
Season 9In Degrassi Takes Manhattan, Holly J. Sinclair runs into Jay in the streets on the first day of her job. He compliments her shoes, and she thanks him before recognizing him. She asks if he works there at TVM, saying that would mean they would be be co-workers, even if she was just an intern. He asks if it is her first day, and she tells him that she is reporting to Kristin. He winces at the mention of Holly J.'s boss, but tells her that she'll do great if she avoids eye contact and breathing. He wishes her luck, before walking away.
- He was a make up artist, and is most often associated with the show, America's Next Top Model.