That had never happened to her before and it scared and angered her. After surviving a near-fatal accident, she resigned from Grey Sloan to help the homeless who need medical care. Lexie then blew up at April infront of Meredith - who quickly ended the confrontation and explained to Lexie that the only reason April knew about the miscarriage is because she was there when it happened. Afterward, April was avoiding a conversation with Jackson while he was eager to talk to her. Due to their talks, she forgot she was supposed to have Harriet that night and was surprised when Jackson showed up to drop her off. Stephanie found it out that she was getting an invitation and was allowed to bring a plus one, as she thought Jackson would get an invitation too. Cristina was a bridesmaid at April's wedding. Jackson and April worked out a plan with Catherine, inducing labor and cherishing and baptizing the baby before their son would pass away. April chose not to fill him in on the painful loss of Samuel and talked about Harriet instead. They talked for a moment about how April would take care of Harriet once she could leave the hospital. She told Bailey and also shared that she was secretly seeing someone. April Kepner and Jackson Avery joined Greys Anatomy in season six when Seattle Grace and Mercy West merged to form Seattle Grace Mercy West. April and Meredith didn't really start talking until the shooting at the hospital, when April kept her company during Derek's emergency surgery. GA: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14Seattle Grace: Message of Hope While Meredith was in the hospital, April and Jackson had an argument because Jackson served her divorce papers. When she went home to pick up her iPod, Jackson asked her to end their fight, as the children they were discussing were hypothetical after all. April then took over in the ER so he was free to do so. When she failed and was let go from the hospital, he flew out to Moline - her hometown and hired her back saying he should never have taken her job away from her. Her mother Karen is a teacher, and her father Joe is a farmer, and she is the second of four daughters. Familial Information Jackson prays to God to bring April back. With the judge and several contestants high, the Prototypes Day was postponed. After sending out the wedding invitations to Alex and Jo's wedding, April was picked up by Matthew for their volunteer work at a clinic. Her mother came over and they spent the day at church. She witnessed Richard announcing Meredith's nomination for the Harper Avery Award. Suddenly a crying Stephanie appeared and hugged Jackson. These episodes are April-centric or are otherwise very informative about her life. Arizona told April how she felt about everyone judging and staring at her for being a cheater and explained why she cheated. Much of April's personal life was revealed while she was being held at gunpoint by Gary Clark. However, right before inducing, April decided she couldn't do it yet, because they hadn't figured out a name yet and mostly because she was still hoping for a miracle, and she returned to the ER to work. On the day of April's wedding, she ran into Jackson at the hospital while searching for Meredith and Cristina. Arizona was the first person to find out that April was pregnant again. [37], When Matthew came to the hospital with his daughter, April hovered outside the room while Arizona examined the girl. Maggie put April on cardiopulmonary bypass in the OR while they continued to warm her up. After things had calmed down, Maggie came to apologize as she felt her scolding Jackson was out of line, since April was the one who should be yelling at him given their shared daughter. They decided to keep it a secret because they didn't want judgment or opinions on Matthew not waiting long enough after his wife's death. They then all left to let her rest. April and a grumpy Jackson continuously butted heads until she found out the real reason behind the trip and confronted him about it. April, unaware that he wanted to hand over the reigns in order to be able to participate himself, happily jumped at the chance to take over being the judge. After surviving a near-fatal accident, she resigned from Grey Sloan to help the homeless who need medical care. Jackson jokingly responds by saying he's going to think she's mentally ill, but April takes him seriously and her feelings are hurt. Arizona compiled a bridal bouquet and Sofia served as the flower girl. She later met up with him in an on-call room and made sure he knew he was appreciated, and that she noticed all the good he's been doing. As she was mixing herself a Bloody Mary, he looked around her home and concluded that the warm-hearted woman who lived there and acted as Amelia's healthy proxy was currently nowhere to be found. April deeply appreciated it and thanked him. Sarah Drew, FormerGrey Sloan Memorial HospitalMercy West Medical CenterSeattle Grace Mercy West Hospital. After surgery, April showed Jackson how she shuts down someone who's spinning out of control by calming down their patient. They decided to switch off every year for Christmas. When April noticed Jackson wasn't with them, she began to panic and rushed back towards the bus as it lay there ablaze, but was stopped by Matthew. Jackson thought she would pass, and she joked that if she didn't, they'd know it wasn't his fault that she didn't pass the previous year. However, Arizona and Alex were worried about her, so Arizona ended up telling Jackson, shocking April. Season 14 of "Grey's Anatomy" saw the official end of April Kepner and Jackson Avery's relationship and the rekindling of April and her previous boyfriend, Matthew's. Lexie at first was very mean to her but reconciled with her as she felt bad. April felt sad and angry about God and the baby and needed space and time to herself to deal with these feelings. She revealed that she was born on April 23rd in Columbus, Ohio and was raised on a corn farm in Moline, Ohio along with three sisters, a pet pony, and a pet duck. When the doctors were eventually caught operating on the boy, Meredith Grey protected April by claiming him as her patient and "accidentally" deleting incriminating evidence from the new system. Matthew Taylor (husband)Jackson Avery (ex-husband) [14] Jackson and April ran out of the church, leaving Matthew at the alter and eloped themselves.[15]. Later that day, she overheard Jo and Alex failing at wedding planning and offered to do it for them, which they happily accepted. Because she'd never been so late before, she thought she was pregnant. Born She is seen taking pictures at almost every social event she and her fellow doctors attend. April's disappointed look was noticed by Matthew, who then went outside to head back out to the mudslide again. [28] After successfully running the ER until the crisis was resolved, Richard approached April and said he felt too old to run the Grey Sloan Surgical Innovation Contest. When she returned from her first tour, she and Jackson seemed to be in a good place; however, when April revealed that she would be returning to Jordan, Jackson told her that he would not be there when she got back. She and Matthew continued to spend time together with their daughters. It's unknown just how close April and Charles really were, but they were seen on several occasions laughing and joking around. 12. She defended Arizona when Callie started thinking about kicking Arizona out of their apartment, saying Arizona needed the elevator and that the apartment was handicap accessible. April can also become very emotional over little things. She ran to Derek Shepherd's office and told him what happened. April assisted her and told her that some things just happen and people don't get to know why, like Eli had told her. April later ran into Matthew in the chapel. She is the only doctor who has been seen driving an ambulance. Alias He felt guilty, but left the room without saying a word. April did make up her mind and dragged Matthew to the hospital's chapel to accept his proposal in private, without pressure. She told him that she wanted him and not Matthew - which Jackson quickly rebuffed by telling her she was marrying Matthew soon. April wanted to wear her mother's veil at her wedding. She wanted him to leave so she could vomit in private, but he stayed to look for breakfast. Last They had both been through so much since they separated and understood each other's pain, which made them fall in love again. Moments before April walked down the aisle, Owen told her she was beautiful, well-loved by the hospital, and kissed her cheek. This prompted Alex to kiss her, but being a virgin she asked him to slow down - which frustrated him to the point that he screamed at her. Later, she fed Harriet and bonded with Alex over being out of the game for a while. He figured out that April was in pain and offered to help to take it away, which he considered his job. April even went to Lexie first for advice when Robert Stark asked her on a date. She was married to Jackson Avery, with whom she has a deceased son, Samuel, and a daughter, Harriet Kepner-Avery. She joins the staff at Seattle Grace Mercy West after the merger of the two hospitals, alongside Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams), Reed Adamson (Nora Zehetner), and Charles Percy (Robert Baker). [26] On the day of the Harper Avery ceremony, April and Meredith operated together while Meredith actually had to leave for the ceremony. Also, unlike most of her peers, April is a morning person. Lexie then apologized to April for treating her the way she did and gave her Izzie's room as an apology. A possible terrorist attack made April insecure about bringing a child into the evil world, but Catherine told her that there's only one way to change that world: good people raising their babies right. She severely worsened the fictional situation that injured the dummies and instructed the interns that there were no rules in this harsh, uncaring world. Later, April went to check on him and told him his wife was on her way. She then proposed to him and clarified that she did have feelings for Jackson and that it got confusing sometimes. 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