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This article is about Ron Grady from the Jesse's Lost Journal. If you are looking for one or more other versions of Ron Grady, please check the Ron Grady (disambiguation).

Ronald "Ron" Grady is a character in Jesse's Lost Journal.

He was a student and was initially Jesse Walsh's rival, but the two grew close while sharing punishment under Schneider.


While the events depicted in Jesse's Lost Journal are not part of the series timeline or canon, Mark Patton (who played Jesse Walsh in A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge) wrote a string of events that he believes could go down in history as "what really happened." Following the timeline of the film series, the events we see in Freddy's Revenge take place in 1985, while the events described in Jesse's diary are mentioned as occurring in 1982 and 1985.

Ron Grady is a crucial character in Jesse's life, in the first diary entries it is mentioned that both were very close to the point of planning their future together. Ron used to sneak up to Jesse's window at night (similar to what Glen did with Nancy) and then smoke joint with him and talk about life and much more. It is mentioned that Ron usually takes Jesse home after Schneider's punishment for both of them. It is precisely in those midnight talks that Jesse knows that Ron wants to be a recognized actor in the world of cinema while his father beats him because he wants his son to be a sports star (which he's pretty good at but it's not what Ron wants for his life).

It is mentioned in the entries that Ron made up the excuse of pushing his grandmother down the stairs because he didn't want to go to that party at Lisa's and because he wanted to avoid Kerry (who Jesse knows has feelings for Ron).

It was Freddy who made a promise to Jesse that if he would allow him to give him his body momentarily, he would not hurt any of his loved ones, however, Freddy breaks the promise by murdering Ron. It was precisely Ron who Jesse protected because they both had this special dynamic, and when Freddy took his life, Jesse decided to fight him to put an end to the matter.

In one of Jesse's journal entries, it is mentioned that Ron's parents went insane and wouldn't leave their house.


Ron is a competitive young man and usually gets angry if he loses, he is nice and funny (so he does not hesitate to make jokes when he can). It could also be said that he is someone absent-minded because Kerry seems to have feelings for him but he doesn't notice her.

He is very good at performing sports, a bit rough when eating and doesn't hesitate to say what he thinks. He has the desire to be a hundred star even though his father does not like the idea.

Physical appearance[]

Ron Grady is a young man with dark hair, brown eyes and thick and defined eyebrows. He has a worked and athletic body.


Jesse Walsh[]

It is with Jesse that we see that he relates the most. Although at first their relationship was conflictive, they eventually ended up being friends. It is precisely Ron who reveals to him that the house where Jesse lives is riddled with deaths. He also seems to care about the well-being of him, so he tries to be funny and understanding with him most of the time. The two appear to have an "unofficial" relationship as they planned their futures together and had long talks late at night when Ron would crawl up to Jesse's window.


Ron hates the physical education teacher and doesn't hesitate to make fun of him with Jesse in the locker room (even if it has consequences later). He also seems to have been watching him carefully as Ron seems to know a few things about Schneider.

Kerry Hellman[]

Kerry Hellman seems to have feelings for him because she asks him in a particular way if he will go to the party on Sunday at Lisa's house and, when he says no, she changes her mood suddenly


  • Ron seems to know some of Schneider's secrets as he plays a joke on Jesse saying "Coach liked cute boys like you" and that he went to seedy places.