Hometown: Chicago, IL
Audition City: Atlanta
First Concert: Never been
Last Concert: Never been
When did you first start to sing?
Do you have any formal singing training?
What other talents do you have?
I draw and write songs.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
I will probably start working on my demo.
What are your personal goals in life?
Besides being the next American Idol 2004, my goal is to have a recording contract with a major record label.
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?
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
Ruben Studdard / Jennifer Hudson
What is your favorite type of music?
I like all music, but I mainly listen to R&B and pop.
What is your favorite song to sing?
Sorry, but I have to put more that one Inseparable (Natlie Cole), Neither One of us (Gladys Knight), I Believe In You and Me (Whitney Houston)
Favorite male pop artist?
Favorite female pop artist?
Favorite album of all time?
"Crazy In Love"
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
Most embarrassing moment?
I've never done this before, but I would be most embarrassed if I ever dropped the microphone.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
My weight loss.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
An extrmely talented, well- grounded individual with a clean record that possesses every bit of star quality.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
Because I feel as though I represent everything above. I have a gift that touches every individual and a personality that everyone loves.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
I like them all but I would say Simon is my most favorite because he's fun.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
They're all cool.
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
If you can't take criticism, then American Idol is not for you. Don't let anyone intimidate you. Believe in yourself and know that you are a star.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
People would be surprised that Ruben and I have the same birthdate.
SEASON 3 TOP 12
SEASON 3 BEST OF THE REST
- "I Believe In You and Me"
- "Baby I Love You"
- "No One Else On Earth"
- "Circle of Life"
- "I Have Nothing"
- "Weekend In New England"