TV and Movies·Posted on Apr 5, 2021Chester From "Genera+ion" Is My New Favorite TV CharacterI'm a certified stan.by Jasmine Vaughn-HallBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink HBO Max's Genera+ion is in its first season and follows the lives of teenagers navigating high school, exploring their sexuality. View this photo on Instagram @genera+iononmax / Via instagram.com When it comes to television shows, it usually takes me quite a few episodes before I can say one character is my favorite. I try to consider if I could see myself being friends with this person. View this photo on Instagram @genera+iononmax / Via instagram.com And then, like a pink glittery comet falling from cloud 9, Chester (played by Justice Smith) blessed the show and almost immediately turned me into a stan. View this photo on Instagram @genera+iononmax / Via instagram.com Chester is everything you'd want in a best friend. He's smart, funny, open, honest, dedicated, and an equal balance of sassy and wise. If that's not the whole package, I don't know what is. HBO Max / Via giphy.com Also, I immediately wanted to dive into his closet and somehow absorb all of that die-hard confidence he has in high school. HBO Max / Via giphy.com Did I mention he has a hilariously dark sense of humor and a sensitive side? View this photo on Instagram @generationonmax / Via instagram.com Spoiler alert: Chester and his counselor have exchanged quite a few shocking death scenarios. It's how they bond? To me, he's the friend who adapts to each person's unique needs when they can use it. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF HBO Max / Via giphy.com He'll go from talking intense, real-life things with you in an aquarium to jumping off a ship to help you. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF HBO Max / Via giphy.com Oh, and he'll even ride shotgun so that you can learn to drive and put both of your lives in jeopardy. HBO Max / Via giphy.com I'm convinced Chester is the one friend I was truly missing in high school... View this photo on Instagram @genera+iononmax / Via instagram.com ...and I'd relive the not-so-amazing four years of high school if he was by my side exploring rooftops and cussing out irrelevant people. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF HBO Max / Via giphy.com Which TV character could have totally been your best friend in high school?