Jorn wishes only to graduate and enlist in the Legion, hoping his drums will lead the soldiers to victory. He does not agree with his instructor's, Viarmo, teaching methods of drumming, claiming the instructor's playing is too reserved and not passionate enough for his tastes.
The Dragonborn must talk to him after having convinced the Jarl to allow the celebration of the Burning of King Olaf during the quest Tending the Flames. During the festival, he is often seen playing an instrument along with Ataf.
- He has an attraction to Lisette, saying she's a "fine lass," but not the type to wait for a soldier's return.
- Jala's House in Solitude shouting threats which she is answering from inside. He has been observed outside
- Requesting to play a song inside The Winking Skeever will result in him walking all the way back to the courtyard of the Bards College to perform. All patrons within The Winking Skeever will still dance and applause his performance despite him being all the way across town performing it.