Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
Audition City: New York
Voted off: May. 2nd
Favorite male pop artists?
Jason Mraz, JT, James Brown, Michael Jackson
Favorite female pop artists?
Early 90’s Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera
When did you first start to sing?
Do you have any formal singing training?
What other talents do you have?
Guitar, drums, piano, drawings, songwriter, poetry.
If you don’t make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
Continue pursuing a music career.
What are your personal goals in life?
To achieve things I thought were out of reach because of the probabilities (music, career, football).
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
My Pops and Mom.
Do you have any rituals or things you do each time before you perform?
Breathe, maybe go to the bathroom.
Most embarrassing moments?
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Making the top 24 out of a lot of people.
If you couldn’t sing, which talent would you most like to have?
What is your definition of AMERICAN IDOL?
An individual, someone who has their own portrayal of who they are and people recognize the separation.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
No favorite, like ‘em all.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
Very self-conscious about myself, but hide it well.
How has this changed your life?
I don’t know yet, but hopefully it’s gonna do something for me.
Do you have any lucky charms?
Rubber bands (2 on my right wrist).
Who are your heroes in life?
God, my family.
What’s been your toughest obstacle in life?
Trying to get completely inside the music industry door.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
Really don’t know what’s fair and unfair in this competition b/c there’s so much talent here and everywhere else, it’s hard to choose everyone. But as for the people here, awesome choices.
If you win, who will you thank first?