Violence has become a problem in many countries such as America, Australia, and other developed countries. In Indonesia, the same problem also encountered, especially at big cities like Jakarta. Many violence was done by children at the age of 10-17 years old. The purpose of this study is to identify individual characteristics of violence among the high school students at East Jakarta. The cross sectional approach was applied in this study. The member of sample was 370. Instrument of violence was developed from Morrison study (1993). While other instruments were developed by researcher. Data analysis used univariat, bivariat namely correlation analysis and simple regression. The study found that the characteristic of students who have done violence mostly at the age of 17, boy, have 2 brothers/sisters, experienced physical violence from parents, teacher, friends from other group, society, friends from the same group, and people around schools. There is not a significant correlation between age, sex, number of children in family, experience physical violence, and spiritual aspect with violence. There is a significant correlation individual characteristics cover experienced to violence (p value 0,0001), violence subjects (p value 0,0001), psychological aspect (p value 0,0001), and social aspect (p value 0,026).