From: Royse City, TX
Favorite Song: "It Is Well Worth My Soul"
Idol: American military troops risking their lives for our country.
Do you have a job?
Yes. At Organicity restaurant/boutique.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Yes. Since age 10.
Where have you performed before?
2000 Presidential Inauguration Gala, Myerson Symphony Hall, National Anthem for Dallas Mavericks
When did you first start to sing?
Three years old at home, six years old in public.
What is your favorite song to sing?
"It Is Well Worth My Soul"
What is the first concert you went to?
What is the last concert you went to?
What other talents do you have?
Piano, golf, acting, modeling, fashion design, shopping.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
Go to college. Study music performance and music technology.
What are your goals in life?
To have a successful career and be happy and make a difference in the world.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
What is the first CD you ever bought?
What is in your CD player right now?
Tori Amos "Under the Pink."
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
American military troops risking their lives for our country.
What is your favorite type of music?
What is your favorite song?
I could never decide.
Favorite male pop artist?
Elton John, Ben Kweller.
Favorite female pop artist?
Tori Amos "Boys For Pele."
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
Amy Grant, Norah Jones.
Most embarrassing moment?
When I stick my foot in my mouth.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
To be able to dance or figure skate or be a really awesome artist, and I wish I could cook better.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Being here and getting this far in the competition.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Someone who sets high goals for themselves and who is full of kindness, love, ambition and spunk.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
Because it would open the door to making all my dreams come true.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Paula, because of her sincerity, but I'm not really biased to anyone.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
I guess it would be Randy because he didn't really have anything to say after my audition. But I don't dislike him.
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
Don't ever give up, be aggressive and confident.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
That I'm adopted.
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?
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SEASON 2 BEST OF THE REST
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