From: Nashville, TN
Favorite Song: None
Do you have a job?
Yes, stage hand.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Where have you performed before?
School functions and concerts.
When did you first start to sing?
When I was 11.
What is your favorite song to sing?
"Doing Just Fine".
What is the first concert you went to?
Boyz II Men, TLC, and Montel Jordan.
What is the last concert you went to?
Bob Dylan or Boyz II Men.
What other talents do you have?
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
What are your goals in life?
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
What is the first CD you ever bought?
What is in your CD player right now?
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
What is your favorite type of music?
What is your favorite song?
Favorite male pop artist?
Favorite female pop artist?
"Purple Rain" or "II" by Boyz II Men.
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
A mix between Ginuwine, Usher, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Boyz II Men, Brian McKnight.
Most embarrassing moment?
When I was performing with my group at this school and I called a girl out of the audience and when she got down to the stage I didn't know what to do. I whispered in her ear and begged her not to leave. I looked real dumb.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
Being able to play any instrument.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Making it to the top 32 of American Idol.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Someone that a lot of talent, style, charisma, personality, and someone who is real, someone who the American people can connect with.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
Because I want the world to hear and share my gift.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Paula Abdul, because she and I have some type of comforting connection, I think.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
I don't have a least favorite. I like them all.
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
Be yourself. Be confident. Do your best. Make sure before you go to an audition that you really do have what you're trying out for talent wise so you don't waste anyone's time. And don't go out the night before an audition.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
That I can adapt to any situation because of my bi-racial background. I get along with everyone.
Who did you think was going to win last season?
If you could be a performer from any era, which would you choose and why?
Today's Pop, because this era fits who I am the most, very open and fast dance beat driven songs, plus more money.
SEASON 2 TOP 12
SEASON 2 BEST OF THE REST
- "Drift Away" - 3/25/03
- "Against All Odds" - 3/18/03
- "This Old Heart Of Mine" - 3/11/03
- "Foolish Heart" - 2/25/03