Jack Schafer is Dawn Schafer's father. He has two kids : Dawn and her brother Jeff. Jack is Sharon Schafer-Spier's ex husband. They divorced and Sharon moved her kids with her back to her hometown, Stoneybrook, Connecticut, while Jack stayed in his and his kids' hometown of Palo City, California. After Jeff returned, he dated and eventually got remarried to a woman named Carol and she is now Dawn and Jeff's stepmother. Prior to marrying Carol, he casually dated several women, including Clarice Dubina and Barbara Hinkley in Book #77 Dawn and Whitney, Friends Forever.
Jack, like the rest of his family, enjoys healthy foods.
Jack visits his kids and calls them as much as he can.
Jeff had trouble adjusting in Stoneybrook, so, in Book #15 Little Miss Stoneybrook ...and Dawn, he moved back to California to live with his father.
Jack is a football fan and calls Dawn 'Sunshine'.
Jack hired a housekeeper named Mrs. Bruen in Book #15 Little Miss Stoneybrook...And Dawn.
Dawn and Jeff visit their father in California during the summer of Books #6 - #8.
Dawn goes back to California to visit her father and brother in Book #23 Dawn on the Coast.
Jack makes his first trip to Stoneybrook in Super Special 14: BSC in the USA.