Rory was J.J.'s high-school age friend who would frequently smoke marijuana with J.J. He also helped J.J. vandalize Daniel's car and started selling drugs with J.J.
One night, J.J. witnessed Theresa overdose. From that night on, he stopped doing and selling drugs. However, he still remained friends with Rory, even enlisting Rory's help getting blackmail material on Theresa to neutralize her.