Hometown: Brentwood, TN
Audition City: Memphis
Voted off: May. 16th
Favorite male pop artists?
Stevie Wonder, Jonny Lang, Donny Hathaway
Favorite female pop artists?
Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight
When did you first start to sing?
Do you have any formal singing training?
Yes – college (Music Major) and vocal lessons ever since
What other talents do you have?
Um… I love to make people laugh.
If you don’t make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
Keep traveling and singing
What are your personal goals in life?
To represent Christ well and do everything 150%
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
Do you have any rituals or things you do each time before you perform?
Pray and warm up
Most embarrassing moments?
Crying EVERY time I advance another round
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Actually auditioning for AI
If you couldn’t sing, which talent would you most like to have?
Dancing or gymnastics
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Someone who, when given the platform, represents who they truly are and can convey it in a way that makes the audience want to know more
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Simon! He’s so real with ya – Even when I don’t like it, I love it!
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
How has this changed your life?
I’m singing lead now. Who knew?!
Do you have any lucky charms?
Who are your heroes in life?
My mom, dad, my vocal coach (Janet Kenyon)
What’s been your toughest obstacle in life?
Do you think the audition process was fair?
I think it has, although I have seen some great people go home.
If you win, who will you thank first?
Jesus and my mommy.