100 Things to Do Before High School is a television show on Nickelodeon. It premiered as a movie in 2014, but the official series premiered in 2015. It consists of one season.


With the sudden realization that hard work and teenage drama await after eighth grade, CJ Martin is on a mission to make her last years of middle school epic! She and her lifelong best friends, Fenwick and Crispo, use an ever-expanding list of challenges to take chances and make memories before high school.


Main Cast

  • Isabela Moner as CJ Martin, the kind and optimistic member of her friend group. She is never willing to give up on anything and is always taking chances on any opportunity that comes her way.
  • Jaheem King Toombs as Fenwick Frazier, the smart, cautious, energetic member of his friend group. He doesn't always agree with CJ at times, but he is willing to help her on her adventures.
  • Owen Joyner as Crispo Powers, the fun-loving, carefree, friendly member of his friend group. He can be air-headed at times and takes risks without thinking of the consequences, but his heart is in the right place.
  • Jack De Sena as Jack Roberts, the levelheaded and authoritative guidance counselor at Pootatuck Middle School. He assists and gives advice to CJ, Fenwick, and Crispo in their adventures.

Recurring Cast

Development and production

100 Things to Do Before High School was created by Scott Fellows, who is known for creating Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and Big Time Rush, two shows that have aired on Nickelodeon. Fellows also worked on other Nickelodeon productions such as The Fairly OddParents, where he received an Emmy nomination.

The pilot episode was filmed in March of 2014.[1] Nickelodeon picked the show up for series four months later in July and ordered 26 episodes.[2][3] The first season of the series began filming in Los Angeles in the fall of 2014[4] and later wrapped in May 2015.[5][6][7][8]


Main article: Episode Guide
Season(s) Episodes Originally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiere Season finale
Season 1 25 November 11, 2014 February 27, 2016

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominee(s) Result
2015 Directors Guild of America, USA Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs Jonathan Judge, Debra Spidell, Julian Petrillo, Katey Wheelhouse, & Cecilia Mak Won
Imagen Foundation Awards Best Young Actress - Television Isabela Moner Nominated
2016 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress (13 and Under) Laura Krystine Won
Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress (11 – 13) Piper Keesee
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Brazil Favorite Nickelodeon Program 100 Things to Do Before High School
Imagen Foundation Awards Best Young Actor - Television Isabela Moner Won


Year Organization Honoree(s) Award Ref
2015 Parents' Choice Foundation 100 Things to Do Before High School Fun Stuff Award [9]
2016 [10]


  • CJ's last name was originally Parker.[2]
  • Mindy's first name was originally Mandy.[11]
  • The series uses several tracks also used on Big Time Rush, another former Nick show.


  1. "@isabelamoner: First day of filming for the pilot I'm working on! #soexcited #StayTuned" This tweet was posted on March 13, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nickelodeon Orders Live-Action Series ‘100 Things To Do Before High School’ From Scott Fellows
  3. Nickelodeon Orders '100 Things to Do' Comedy From 'Big Time Rush' Creator
  4. Nick Orders Comedy ‘100 Things to Do Before High School’ From ‘Big Time Rush’ Creator
  5. "@isabelamoner: see ya soon fam 💞 it's been a blast" This picture was posted by Isabela Moner on May 29, 2015.
  6. "@jaheemtoombs: #100thingstodobeforehighschool #100Things this is a picture of all of the people it takes to make a single episode of 100 things to do before high school! We can't wait for you guys to see the show! @nickelodeontv I love working with this cast and crew! They are all extremely talented and I love each and every one of them! It's awesome to get the opportunity to hang with my 100 things family every day! #loveyouguys" This picture was posted by Jaheem Toombs on May 29, 2015.
  7. "owen_joyner: Congrats to the entire 100 things family for completing season 1 today! Don't forget to watch the sneak peak episode on May 30th at 9 PM and the series premiere on June 6th at 8 PM! #100things" This was posted by Owen Joyner on May 29, 2015.
  8. "@bradyreiter: Last day filming season 1 of #100ThingsToDoBeforeHighSchool can't believe how time has flown. These are all of the people it takes to make the show so amazing! I've loved spending the past year with these people and I'm so grateful to be part of this ❤️ gonna miss this over the summer! 🎥🎬" This picture was posted by Brady Reiter on May 29, 2015.
  9. 100 Things to do Before High School Spring 2015 Television
  10. 100 Things to do Before High School Spring 2016 Television
  11. "bradyreiter: #tbt to about a year ago filming the pilot for #100things! Can't wait for the series to start airing and for you guys to see what we've been working on! Xoxo 💖 (Fun fact: Mindy was originally named Mandy Minus!)" This picture was posted by Brady Reiter on March 19, 2015.
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