From: Burbank, CA
Favorite Song: There are too many to name
Do you have a job?
Yes, I work at a parking lot across from the Burbank Airport. I drive customers over and back from the Airport in a bus. So, basically a shuttle driver.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Yes. I have been taking professional lessons for the past 5 years.
Where have you performed before?
School, churches around the country, national choir competitions, many theatres throughout Southern California.
When did you first start to sing?
What is your favorite song to sing?
I couldn't pick one.
What is the first concert you went to?
What is the last concert you went to?
What other talents do you have?
I love playing baseball and golf.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
I will finish school and go on to a career in the music industry.
What are your goals in life?
To be a recognized, successful figure in the music industry and to raise a healthy, wonderful family.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
A hardcore album from Breeding Kansas.
What is the first CD you ever bought?
Rage Against the Machine.
What is in your CD player right now?
Probably Incubus, Nate Dogg, Eminem or Dr. Dre.
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
What is your favorite type of music?
I love hip hop, rock, rap, big band, jazz, classical. They're all my favorite.
What is your favorite song?
There are too many to name.
Favorite male pop artist?
Favorite female pop artist?
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
A mix of Brandon Boyd from Incubus, Harry Connick, Jr. and a mix of Motown artists. Although my style is very unique and different than these artists.
Most embarrassing moment?
The third day of the Hollywood auditions when I forgot all of my lyrics.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
I would like to be a professional baseball player.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Making it to the top 32 this year.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
A person with morals, pride, talent, creativity.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
I have wanted to be a recording artist for the past 3 years and I want to be a positive figure in the industry.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
Who is your favorite judge and why?
All of them for their support and help through this process.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
Hard work!! Never give up no matter how many people tell you you can't do it.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
Sometimes I'm very shy. But not usually.
Who did you think was going to win last season?
If you could be a performer from any era, which would you choose and why?
Turn of the century as well as the '70s because that music is timeless and still well respected today.
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