Ratna Jayapalan is one of the pre-made NPC newspaper deliverers who resides in Belladonna Cove, the neighborhood shipped with The Sims 2: Apartment Life. The other two newspaper deliverers are Seth Wade and Kerie Long. He can be made playable by befriending him and sending him to college[TS2:U], or aging him up with another teenage Sim[TS2:FT]. Ratna has the same facial structure as Roger Wood. He has short black hair, dark blue eyes, and medium skin.
For all outfits besides everyday, Ratna has a Mohawk. His Aspiration is Knowledge, and his zodiac sign is Virgo. As far as personality, Ratna is very outgoing and quite active. But he is very sloppy, and somewhat serious and grouchy. When it comes to his skill points, Ratna is close to maximizing the body skill, and is on his way towards maximizing the charisma, logic, and cleaning skills. He is mostly interested in Environment, Weather, Work, School, and Sci-Fi.