Hometown: Mililani, HI
Audition City: Hawaii
First Concert: NSYNC
Last Concert: Christina Aguilera
When did you first start to sing?
Since I could talk.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Yes, I attend the Performing Artist Academy. I started when I was 8 years old and I stopped when I was 10. I went back when I was 14 years old.
What other talents do you have?
I play the piano, the ukulele, the guitar. I dance hip-hop and hula.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
I will continue to pursue a career in singing, or I will finish up my education and become a nurse.
What are your personal goals in life?
I want to have a recording contract with a big record company and live my dream of becoming a star. Or go to school and finish up my education to become a nurse.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
A Filipino soap opera soundtrack.
What is the first CD you ever bought?
The NSYNC CD
What is in your CD player right now?
A mixed CD of different kinds of music.
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
I loved Kelly from the moment I heard her sing "Respect."
What is your favorite type of music?
I love all kinds of music. I listen to Hawaiian music, R&B, hip-hop, alternative, contemporary.
What is your favorite song to sing?
I don't have a favorite song. I love to sing power ballads and other styles of music.
Favorite male pop artist?
Favorite female pop artist?
Favorite album of all time?
A mixed CD of my top favorite songs.
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
I'd probably have to say Monica. She dressed sexy, but kept it conservative also.
Most embarrassing moment?
In 7th grade, I was drinking milk and my friend was telling me and my other friends a joke. When he said the punch line, I swallowed probably half and the rest squirted out of my nose and my mouth because I couldn't hold in the laugh.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Making it this far in the competition.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Someone that has the full package and has the charisma to make many people look up to them.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
Because I think I have what it takes to make into the business. I'm a strong person and I want to share all my talents with the rest of world.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
I'd have to say Simon because even though his comments can be mean, they're very true if you take it the right way. He doesn't care what people think about him and I think that he's the best judge.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
My least favorite is Randy, because there's only three words in his vocabulary: Dog, Man, and Dude.
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
Sing your heart and don't hold back. Don't get intimidated by other great singers because you're a great singer yourself, so just think that others may be intimidated by you. Confidence is key!
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
I can be very shy.
SEASON 3 TOP 12
SEASON 3 BEST OF THE REST
- "Run To You"
- "You're All I Need To Get By"
- "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me"
- "When I Fall In Love"
- "I'll Never Love This Way Again"
- "Here We Are"
- "Almost Like Being In Love"
- "Mr Melody"
- "The Way You Look Tonight"
- "It's Raining Men"
- "Everlasting Love"
- "Mr Melody"
- "Saving All My Love For You"
- "All By Myself"