Jesse Pinkman is one of the main characters in Vince Gilligan’s Breaking Bad series portrayed by Aaron Paul. Jesse is in his 20’s and a former student of Walter White. As an inattentive student, Jesse dropped out of school and became a small-time methamphetamine user and dealer. He used chili powder on his products to make it stand out and was known for the name “Cap’n Cook”. Upon his partnership with Walter White, Jesse learns how to cook proper meth and despite their arguments in decision making, the built a deep bond of loyalty.
Jesse struggles with feelings of guilt about the drug related deaths and has been trying to get help through groups and trying to get out of his partnership with Walt. Later in the series, when he learns that Walter White tried to poison his girlfriend’s son, Brock, to help him bring down Gus Fring, Jesse, teams up with Hank Schrader of the DEA. The unfortunate event after the attempt to arrest Walt led Jesse to become a prisoner of Jack’s White Supremacist Gang where he was forced to cook meth. At the end of the series, upon Walter White’s epiphany of his greed, Jesse was finally set free.