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P.S. I love the way you smile like you don't realize you're doing it. I love your perpetual bed head. I love the way you hold your eye contact a moment longer than you need to. And I love your moon-gray eyes. So if you think I'm not attracted to you, Simon, you're crazy.

—Bram to Simon, Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Abraham "Bram" Louis Greenfeld is the quiet kid from Simon's lunch table. He is best friends with Garrett Laughlin and Nick Eisner. He moved to Shady Creek in Junior year.

Appearance

Simon describes Bram as "actually kind of adorable" with "expressive brown eyes, light brown skin, soft dark curls and cute, knobbly hands".

Personality

Bram is said to be a quiet kid who sits at Simon's lunch table. He plays soccer and is very smart. Bram also considers himself really funny inside his head, despite his shyness.

Bram also has some self-esteem issues, as he hid his identity from Simon because he didn't think of himself as attractive.

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Bram is mentioned throughout the book, but never in the context of him being Blue. There are some hints throughout the book that are subtly dropped like his perfect English test score. (Simon knows that Blue writes in perfect grammar and words things very well). Also that he is named after a President of the United States. His email address is bluegreen118@gmail.com, referencing his last name and date of birth. He gifts Simon an Elliot Smith shirt, that has a paper hidden inside it. It gives Simon his phone number and tells him that he wasn't revealing his identity just because he wasn't attractive.

Love, Simon

In Love, Simon. Simon suspects that Bram is Blue early on in the movie, mainly because how nice and funny he is to Simon. He wants to tell Bram that he is Jacques and musters up the courage to until he walks in on Bram and a girl kissing on a bed. Simon is discouraged and leaves disappointed.

Simon goes through over possibilities until he runs out of them. He makes a public post on the creeksecrets tumblr page to tell Blue to meet him on the Ferris wheel. On his very last ride, Bram comes up to him and sits with him. He asks if he is disappointed that it is him, hinting at some possible insecurities that he has with himself.

After the Ferris wheel ride, Bram joins Abby, Nick, Leah and Simon in their group.

Leah on the Offbeat

Trivia

  • Due to Becky Albertalli's friendship with Angie Thomas, the author of The Hate U Give, the worlds intersect. Therefore, Bram is the second-cousin of Starr Carter from The Hate U Give.
  • Bram has a scholarship to Columbia, New York.
  • Bram is black, jewish, and gay. When he tells Simon he laughs about it.