From: Brookfield, CT
Favorite Song: "Wind Beneath My Wings" by Bette Midler
Idol: My family
Do you have a job?
Do you have any formal singing training?
Where have you performed before?
All school years in the choir, weddings, baseball games, funerals, and local clubs.
When did you first start to sing?
4 years old in the shower.
What is your favorite song to sing?
"Unbreak My Heart" by Toni Braxton.
What is the first concert you went to?
Tiffany and New Kids on the Block.
What is the last concert you went to?
What other talents do you have?
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
I will pursue my singing career in other areas.
What are your goals in life?
My goals in life are to have a successful career, a family of my own and a good relationship with God.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
The Who Greatest Hits.
What is the first CD you ever bought?
What is in your CD player right now?
Fleetwood Mac Greatest Hits.
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
What is your favorite type of music?
I can't distinguish any type of music because I like them all.
What is your favorite song?
"Wind Beneath My Wings" by Bette Midler.
Favorite male pop artist?
Favorite female pop artist?
Right now, this is probably a shock, Fleetwood Mac's Greatest Hits.
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
Most embarrassing moment?
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
Playing the piano or an artist.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
When I saw how proud my family and friends were of me (especially my parents) when I made American Idol.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Somebody that can produce energy and positivity and be a role model for people that don't have confidence in themselves.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
I want to instill in people what the first American Idol did for me which is gave me confidence and drive to pursue my dream.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
Who is your favorite judge and why?
I cannot choose because they are all genuine in their own ways. I love them all.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
I don't have one. I like them all.
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
To just work hard for what you want and confidence can get you anywhere. Never give up.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
That before this whole experience I never had confidence with singing, but American Idol changed the whole outlook on that.
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?
I would want to stay where I am because so far everything's been wonderful.
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