TJ is a character featured in Need for Speed: Underground.

Need for Speed: Underground

TJ is introduced to the player during event #7, 'TJ's Time Trial', in Underground Mode. He offers the player unique performance upgrades that can be combined with any regular upgrade for beating his time trial events.

After the player races against Samantha in event #78, 'Friends Are Easy To Make, And Easier To Lose', TJ will be given her Honda Civic Si.

In event #110, 'Good Samaritan', TJ will race against the player and will return his car to Samantha, but his car can be unlocked for use in Quick Race mode by collecting 2,250,000 style points.


  • "I gave them the edge, and they blew it. You think you're better? Prove it, and maybe, I'll help you out.'"
  • "Win and I'll give you an engine upgrade. Make me look bad by losing, I'm going to smack you upside the head."
  • "You really think you're special, huh? Well go out there and prove it."
  • "Look, kid, you show me, you deserve it, and I've got upgrades for you, but once you install them, keep in mind, who's making you win."
  • "Well! I didn't think I'd have to actually give you a part! So take one and get out!"


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