Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Audition City: San Francisco
First Concert: Janet
Last Concert: Mya
When did you first start to sing?
I think I was around 8.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Harbor High School Select Vocal Ensemble 1998 - 1999.
What other talents do you have?
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
I will graduate from college, move to LA and dance professionally.
What are your personal goals in life?
To be happy, to always do what I love to do and have a passion for.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
Disney, The Satchmo Way.
What is the first CD you ever bought?
What is in your CD player right now?
Justin Timberlake (oh yeah).
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
What is your favorite type of music?
Anything I can sing and dance to at the same time.
What is your favorite song to sing?
"Orange Colored Sky."
Favorite male pop artist?
Favorite female pop artist?
Favorite album of all time?
Christina - "Stripped."
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
Most embarrassing moment?
Falling on my "cupcakes" during a dance show with my boyfriend in the audience. (8th grade)
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Singing the National Anthem at the Santa Cruz Wharf to Wharf race.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
The total package - talent, looks, determination.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
Performing has been my passion since I was young.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Simon, because he's honest.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
Randy because there's only two left, and it's not Paula.
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
Follow your dreams, but never lose sight of the harsh realities of this business.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
That I'm part Hispanic (my grandmother was born in Mexico), and my boobs are REAL!!!!
SEASON 3 TOP 12
SEASON 3 BEST OF THE REST
- "Orange Colored Sky"
- "So Emotional"