Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Audition City: Washington D.C.
What's in your CD player right now? Joss Stone.
What's your favorite type of music? Funk/Soul.
When did you first start to sing?
When I was 5.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Voice coach for 5 months, been singing in ensembles and bands since I was 7.
What other talents do you have?
Working with people.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
I will pursue my singing and entertainment career.
What are your personal goals in life?
To be happy in my personal life and career.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
Fantasia and Kelly.
Do you have any rituals or things you do each time before you perform?
Write in my journal.
Favorite male pop artist?
Maroon 5 or Justin Timberlake.
Favorite female pop artist?
Joss Stone, Gwen Stefani.
Most embarrassing moment?
I sat down on a nonexistent chair at my work Christmas party and my legs flew up in the air. I was wearing a skirt! You get the picture.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Someone who is talented and confident, and represents every different aspect of America.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
I don't have a favorite. I think Simon likes me the least though!
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
I think I'm an open book, no surprises!
How has this changed your life?
It has reassured me that this is what I was put here for.
Do you have any lucky charms?
My grandmother's bible.
Who are your heroes in life?
My mom and dad.
What's been your toughest obstacle in life?
The loss of several close friends and family.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
If you win, who will you thank first?
My family and friends.
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