Vaughn Pearson is the son of Sarah and Victor Pearson , he is on the football team and was forced to join the science club in Season 1 by his father . He was romantically involved with Josie but their relationship is strained due to trust issues. He is portrayed by Robert Clark.

Being the son of Victor Pearson Principal Durst does things for him to impress Victor. 

At the end of series 2 Josie and Vaughn have a romantic relationship and then in Series 3 Episode 1 Vaughn kisses Josie. In the end of the series, both Josie and Vaughn go their separate ways so they can reconnect more with their parents.