Paris Geller is a wealthy Jewish girl that was mostly raised by her Portuguese nannies. She is initially Rory's rival at Chilton Academy, but the two eventually become friends.
(to Rory) You'll never beat me. This school is my domain and the Franklin is my domain. And don't you ever forget that.Paris
Paris: Why are they letting all these extra people in? They just take up space and screw up the curve. We don't need any new kids here.
Louise: Too late.