He was a female- to- male transgender teen. He was the son of Audra Torres and Omar Torres. He transferred to Degrassi with his older step- brother, Drew, to escape transphobic bullying at his old school. Adam tried to keep a low profile at first, but was forcefully exposed by Bianca and outed as a trans man. Fortunately, however, he eventually found that he could be himself and still have good friends. In Cannonball, Adam gets into a car accident while driving at night texting Becky Baker, his girlfriend at the time. Although his original prognosis showed signs of hope, he ultimately passed away during surgery in Honey.
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He was best friends with Eli Goldsworthy and Clare Edwards, and good friends with Dave Turner, Imogen Moreno, Katie Matlin, Mo Mashkour, Mike Dallas and Bianca De. Sousa. Additional friends of his were Connor De. Laurier, Jenna Middleton, Zig Novak, Alli Bhandari, Maya Matlin, and Fiona Coyne. He had a conflict with Mark Fitzgerald. Adam was a member of the band Whisper. Hug. He was portrayed by Jordan Todosey.
Being the only two left with their hands on the red truck, Adam and Eli come to the agreement that they can split the tickets, each getting half of the tickets. This sparks a friendship between them.
After they get the tickets, Sav asks them both to help unload the truck, but Adam isn't able to hold a stereo system and drops it, busting the truck's tail light. Adam, looking afraid, looks at the tail light in horror. Later in the episode, Eli fixes the tail light, and Sav is grateful. Sav tries to see if the tail light works, and as it turns on Adam yells, . Adam and Eli then tell Sav they need a ride to the concert, and they should take Sav's dad's truck.
Sav tells them that he will try and convince his dad. Now at The Dot, Adam and Eli are told by Sav that his dad said no, but that he will take the car to the concert anyway. Yorke Memorial to find ideas on how to keep Sav's parents busy while they're at the concert. He offers them two Bollywood show tickets as an apology. His mother tells his father that Sav is being . At first his father feels he is up to something, but accepts the tickets. When Sav goes out to pick up Eli and Adam, he seems unsure about going to the concert, thinking about what his mother said about how she really .
Both Adam and Eli admit that they'd never take a chance to steal their parents car to go to a concert. They are about to leave until they hear the band is going to do an encore. After the encore, Sav rushes to the car, bringing Bianca because she is too drunk to drive. While driving home, Eli mentions they won't be able to make it on time.
At first, Sav says he's not going to speed, but does anyway since he only has twelve minutes. The police start following him, and pull him over. Officer Turner comes to the car and says that the car has been stolen. Sav returns home and gets a lecture from his father. The next day at school, Adam and Eli go up to him and Sav apologizes for ruining their night. Adam insists that they should all play music one day, and tells Sav that he should tell his dad that he just has an emergency student council meeting. Sav remarks that he should just stick with being truthful for awhile, and Eli and Adam agree.
In the last scene, Adam tells Sav tha is him and Eli's hero. The reason why Adam becomes a target is because he stands by Eli's side and sticks up for his friend. He shoves Adam against a locker, and nearly punches him in the face after Adam remarks to him that he stinks. However, Eli defends Adam and stops Fitz from punching him. Later in the episode, Adam is confused.
Eli tells him he was hit with a low blow by Fitz, making Eli confused when he doesn't understand the reference. As a quick save, Adam says, . I hate it when that happens.. He helps Eli pick out photographs of high profile criminals from an .
Eli comments on Adam's uncanny ability to compare the facial features of the criminals with those of Fitz, saying that he is really good at it, to which Adam nervously refutes, . At first Adam is giving him essay advice, and in the end he is giving him advice on getting Alli.
Adam helps Drew untie his football shoes, and in order to help his brother, he tells Alli to go meet Jenna in the photo booth, but it's really Drew inside. He tells Eli that he thinks Bianca De. Sousa is hot, to which Eli comments, .
While trying to discreetly carry them off, he bumps into Clare and drops his tampons. To avoid suspicion from Owen and Fitz who walk by, he hands them to Clare (faking being disgusted), who pretends they are hers. He turns to the side to see if his breasts are getting bigger, revealing that he is an FTM; Female- to- Male Transgender. He wraps them in gauze and starts to put his shirt on when Drew knocks on the door. Drew jokes about how he didn't take as long when he was a girl, making Adam open the door. Drew asks whether or not Adam thinks Clare told anyone about the tampon situation, and he replies .
Then Audra Torres, his mom, calls upstairs for the two to get ready, but she accidentally calls Adam . Adam looks in the mirror one last time and winks at himself as he leaves. Later Adam is walking by the outdoor lunch area where he hears Clare telling Eli about Adam having tampons the previous day. Eli finds this extremely cool and jokes about whether or not this means he can . Bianca chases Adam and rips open his shirt to reveal. Adam and Bianca flirting.
When Adam tries to use the men's restroom, Fitz and Owen follow him in and harass him, which ends with Adam being thrown against a glass door. Fitz beats up Drew, while Owen holds Adam back. Adam is last seen asking if Drew is okay. Torres sitting in the principal's office with Mr. Simpson, after the events of the last episode. Torres demands that Adam be transferred to another school and rants on about how transgender students in high school get death threats and are assaulted.
Simpson informs them that Fitz and Owen had been suspended, Adam would be forced to walk to class with a teacher, and Adam would need to use the handicap bathroom. Adam is being walked down the hall by a teacher and being gawked at. The teacher allows him to sit down with Clare and Eli, who seem to not have a problem with Adam being transgender.
Adam informs Clare and Eli that his family has never really accepted him, and that he's going to have to change back to . Adam arrives at remedial gym, where Bianca, the one who outed Adam, is telling about how she accidentally touched Adam's breasts to listeners. Adam approaches Bianca and asks her if she'll still be his dance partner. Bianca denies being a lesbian, and Adam says neither is he and that they both need partners, to which Bianca says that Adam needs therapy and threatens Adam, walking away. The gym teacher approaches Adam and asks him who his partner is.
Adam lies and says that his ankle hurts and the teacher lets him sit out. Adam is then seen with his mother shopping. He picks out a plaid guys' shirt and asks if he can wear that to dinner, Mrs. Torres shakes her head and picks out a white girls' shirt.
Adam says that he's thought about . Torres responds that if that's the case, Adam shouldn't come to dinner. Torres admits that she's scared Adam will start hurting himself again and Adam denies doing it in a long time. At dinner, Grams, Mrs. Torres, and Drew are all looking at the menu. Torres lies and says that .
Adam suddenly appears, dressed as . Grams shows everybody pictures of young Drew and a young Adam as Gracie.
Adam is sitting alone in his room, looking at his arm, which is covered in burn marks. Drew knocks on the door and asks to be let in. As Gracie, Adam appears at remedial gym class and Bianca makes a snide comment. The teacher sends her to the principal's office. Clare comforts him and says that he doesn't have to be Gracie if it doesn't make him happy. Clare escorts Gracie, now deciding to go back to Adam, back inside. Adam, dressed as a guy, gets into his mother's car and asks what she sees: a boy or a girl.
Torres admits that she sees him as a girl. Adam begs for his mother to see him as her son, not her daughter. Adam is then seen lighting a bonfire with Eli and Clare when Drew, along with Mrs. Drew is carrying Gracie's clothes and they burn the shirt and pants.
Torres hands Adam a picture of a young Gracie holding a book, and Adam is reluctant to burn it, saying that it's still him. Adam tells her he feels the same way.
Eli interrupts them, with the play they are going to film, Romeo & Juliet. Adam is then seen walking in a park- like setting with Eli and Clare. Clare says she'll play Juliet, and asks Eli and Adam who'll play Romeo. Eli is quick to step up to the role, while Adam rolls his eyes, Eli then makes an excuse to cover up his need to play Romeo, to which Adam responds . Eli and Clare have having a moment, when they agree a kiss could work for their video project, which Adam interrupts,with the line .
The next day in English, Clare is beaming, and happily tells Adam that she believes that her and Eli took that 'next step' they needed. When Eli begins giving Clare the cold shoulder, Adam asks Clare what she did, and even sniffs her.
They both look at Eli, confused. Clare then asks to get Adam to investigate for her, which Adam complains about going from third wheel to go- between, although, he does give in. Adam is seen later, against lockers with Eli, reading comic books. Adam leads to conversation into Clare, asking the reasons for Eli distance. Adam tells him he should tell her about . Later, Clare is talking to Adam by his locker, saying after the project, she can try and move on. Adam tries to convince her to give Eli time, knowing Eli's true feelings.
This intrigues Clare, figuring out Adam did some investigating after all. Adam doesn't tell her much, so Clare asks him for Eli's address, Adam refuses at first, until Clare takes his Goon comic hostage, and Adam caves. Adam is then seen with Clare and Eli when showing there real film project to Ms.