At this point in After Ever After Jeffery meets Lindsey Abraham who will later be his girlfriend. This is an important part of the plot/story because Lindsey will later cause a lot of emotion, choice changing, and advice for Jeffrey throughout After Ever After.
"Hey, thanks! Wow, people are really serious about getting to class in time!"
Hmh, Steven must hate me. He never contacts me in any way possible... I'm probably the reason he moved to africa anyway.
During this time in After Ever After Jeff is thinking over the idea of Steven hating him. He is also debating whether Steven moved to Africa just to get away from him considering he has yet to contact Jeff in any way. This is important to the plot/story because this moment will affect Jeffrey emotionally and cause him to spend lots of his time writing letters to Steven.
Near the end of After Ever After Jeffery graduates. This is of course a very important time because Steven and Annette have come. This is also important to the plot/story because of all Jeff has gone through throughout the course of the school year such as the passing of his friend Tad whom he will also be receiving an award for.
"If I were feeling anything at all, I'd be glad he's here."