Emma Chota
General Information
Gender: Female
Age: 17
Hair Color: light brow
Eye Color: Brown
Address: Ocean Park Hospital, Los Angeles, California
Occupation(s): Patient
Aliases: "The Girl Next Floor" (show's label)
Family & Friends
Family: John Chota (father)
Caroline Chota (mother)
Finley Chota (younger sister)
Relationships: Leo Roth (ex-boyfriend)
Friends: Jordi Palacios (best friend)
Leo Roth (ex-boyfriend/ best friend)
Kara Souders (best friend)
Dash Hosney (best friend)
Other Information
Interests: Studying
Education: High School
Talent: Kind and compassionate
Vulnerabilities: Sensitive about her anorexia and choosing the right guy.
Strengths: Smarts, Caring, Understanding
Weaknesses: her disease, and eating food
Series Information
First Appearance: Pilot
Portrayer: Ciara Bravo

Emma Chota is a patient at Ocean Park Hospital for her eating disorder Anorexia Nervosa. Her love interests are Leo Roth, her ex-boyfriend, and Jordi Palacios.

Her nickname is "the girl next floor."

She is portrayed by Ciara Bravo.


Emma is an understanding, calm and caring person. She worries more about others, despite the severity of her Anorexia Nervosa. Even knowing how severe her condition is, she still has problems eating daily and goes to extreme measures at times to give the aesthetic of her gaining weight.\ “I’m not better okay! And I keep waiting for someone to realize that.” -Emma

Though still battling with her demons, she decides to approach all this with some sort of comedic relief.

Season OneEdit


How Did We Get Here?Edit

Emma is discharged from Ocean Park.

What I Did For LoveEdit

After Emma is released from the hospital, there appears to be some tension with her family. She learns from her father that her grandmother used to have an eating disorder.

After she's forced to eat dinner with her family, Emma locks herself in the bathroom and purges. She is later found passed out on the bathroom floor by her father


  • She is kind, caring, and extremely intelligent
  • Difficulty trusting and talking about her anorexia or issues related
  • She is a brave, strong and courageous character


See: Emma and Leo

  • Start up: Prior to Pilot (1x01)
  • Break up: Prior to Pilot (1x01)

Second Relationship

  • Start up: 1x06
  • Break up: 1x09

Some Info of Who Emma ChoseEdit

After thought, Emma Chota Leo. "I kept crunching the numbers and it kept adding up to you and I didn't want it to." -Emma Chota


  • She is the adaptation counterpart to the Polseres vermelles character, Cristina.
  • As of Episode 1 going into Episode 3; It's confirmed that both she and Jordi have a crush on each other.
  • in Episode 1, Jordi had asked Emma for a dance as it was the night before his leg was to be amputated. As they were dancing, Leo saw them and there appears to be a spark of jealousy.
  • in Episode 6, she kisses Leo and they get back together, raging Jordi, because Jordi really likes Emma, but Emma and Leo are dating..


  • Emma: "I don't smoke, drink, or do drugs."
    Kara: "So unhealthy, right? Not like starving yourself."
  • Jordi (about his leg): "I'm planning to freeze it."
    Emma: "Like a wedding cake."
  • Emma: "I don't know why they both like me. I mean, I don't even like me."
  • Emma: "I don't wanna be alone"
  • Emma: "I wish we were alone"