Hometown: Denver, CO
Audition City: Denver
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When did you first start to sing?
When I was 7.
Do you have any formal singing training?
No, not other than being on Advanced Chorus at school.
What other talents do you have?
I'm also an actor.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
Pursue something in Show Business.
What are your personal goals in life?
To learn how to play the piano before I'm 50, win an Oscar, Grammy, Tony and, one day, The National Medal of the Arts.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
Jamie Foxx, Eminem
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
Myself and my Mom.
Do you have any rituals or things you do each time you perform?
Say a prayer and breathe.
Most embarrassing moments?
Thanksgiving Dinner, I walked into a glass door and my pants fell down.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
So far, making it to the top 24. Next, the top 12...God willing.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
To be a famous concert pianist.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Someone who appeals to all ages, who's a great performer and singer and someone you can relate to.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Randy - he said "yes" to Hollywood first.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
How political I am.
How has this changed your life?
On a scale of 1-10, this would change my life to a 100.
Do you have any lucky charms?
Who are your heroes in life?
My Mom, Nene (Grandmother), and my Great Grandmother.
What's been your toughest obstacle in life?
Getting over the death of my Great Grandma.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
Yes, it was long, though...there are some things I don't agree with, but fair, yes.
If you win, who will you thank first?
America and my Mama.
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