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Ava Jalali is an upcoming main character in the television series Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists on Freeform. She is portrayed by Sofia Carson.

A stylish trendsetter with a big personality, Ava hopes to have her own clothing line someday. But she has an edge over her fellow fashionistas: a brilliant technological mind, which she uses to blog and code. Just don’t ask her why her parents recently fled the country — it’s her one big secret.




Ava is an intelligent, empowered, self-possessed, confident young woman who is a blooming fashion designer. She has a lot of secrets that she is determined to keep.[1]

Physical Appearance

Ava is a gorgeous young woman in her late teens or early twenties, with brown eyes and long straight black hair that reaches past her shoulder blades. Stylish and a trendsetter, Ava always wears high-profile fashion-forward clothing with dark makeup.


Appearances (0/10)

Season 1

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  • Ava was the first main character to be cast.
  • Her goal is to become a fashion designer, she is also a blogger and a coder.
  • She is the third known hacker to be in the series, preceded only by Caleb Rivers and Mona Vanderwaal.


Ava: Welcome to Beacon Heights University. Where excellence is not an option, it's a requirement.

Ava: We thrive under pressure. And the pressure is building to a breaking point. And someone is about to snap. And kill.

Book Comparisons

  • In the book, Ava is a Pakistani-American teenager, who is said to be very beautiful with a curvy body. She has dark brown hair, olive skin, and brown eyes. In the show, Ava is not Pakistani-American and has a slim build.
  • In the show, Ava is a stylish trendsetter with a big personality. She's also a blogger and a hacker. However, these plotlines never existed in the books.
  • In the show, her big secret is why her parents recently fled the country, while, in the books, she didn’t have a secret about her parents.
  • In the books she dated Nolan and they broke up a year prior to the events of The Perfectionists. In the show, Ava is seemingly Nolan's secret affair.


Camera Icon-Gallery Ava Jalali has a photo gallery.


Characters (The Perfectionists)