Paolo is the former crush of Dayanara Diaz. He appeared in a flashback when she was 14 and was portrayed by Danny Ramirez.
Paolo has black hair and earrings in both ears. He wears a hat and grey sweats. Paolo is of Puerto Rican descent.
Paolo was shown to be jokey and played pranks on his friends. Aleida claims Paolo has manners.
Before Daya's incarceration
Daya, Paolo, and Claire were sitting on their apartment's roof smoking a joint when Paolo notices a body. Paolo walks over to it with Claire and Daya tailing. Daya suggests they call the police but Paolo tells Daya that they are too high. Paolo examines the body further and jumps out and scares them, revealing the body as a fake for one of the residents' jobs. Daya and Claire leave while Paolo plays with the dummy.
According to Aleida, Paolo asked about Daya when shopping at his workplace.
At a party, Paolo and Claire are dancing. Daya then tries to get on Paolo. Paolo dances with the two of them until Claire realizes he is more interested in Daya and leaves. Paolo chases after her before Daya grabs him and kisses him. Paolo pulls back and tells Daya he likes Claire. ("Tied to the Tracks")
- Claire (like each other) - Claire and Paolo both like each other. Initially, Daya liked Paolo but told Claire to go for him instead.
- Dayanara Diaz (friend, kissed once) - Daya and Paolo have known each other since first grade. Daya reveals that she likes Paolo by kissing him, but Paolo pulls away and reveals he likes Daya's friend, Claire.
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