Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
Audition City: Atlanta
First Concert: Air Supply
Last Concert: Bjork
When did you first start to sing?
10 years old.
Do you have any formal singing training?
What other talents do you have?
Professional Make-up Artistry, I can make different noises and voices.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
I will continue to pursue music and the entertainment industry.
What are your personal goals in life?
To be a successful artist in the entertainment industry as well as having a strong influence on the children of our future. Teaching others that people may not always be what they appear…
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
"I Wanna Be a Hulkamaniac." By Hulk Hogan. It is actually a tape, does that count?
What is the first CD you ever bought?
Celine Dion "Falling Into You."
What is in your CD player right now?
Christina Aguilera "Stripped."
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
Madonna. Someone who is not afraid to be who she is, and with each passing moment always maintains to raise the bar for herself and in entertainment.
What is your favorite type of music?
Classics from any era.
What is your favorite song to sing?
"You Don't Know Me."
Favorite male pop artist?
Favorite female pop artist?
Favorite album of all time?
John Mayer "Room for Squares."
Who in the music world do you think your style is most like?
Celine Dion and Faith Hill swirled together with a dash of Barbra Streisand.
Most embarrassing moment?
Being spanked in the bologna aisle when I was 11 and my friend from school coming around the corner while my mom was still yelling. So horrible!
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
I would love to be a genius, I think that it would be so awesome.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
I would have to say making it to the top 32 in this competition. I feel very honored to be surrounded by so many talented individuals.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
Someone with an unlimited amount of talent. A person who maintains a persona respected by the American public, with grace and elegance at all times. With a strong enough mental state to handle anything that they may face while in the public eye.
Why do you want to be an AMERICAN IDOL?
I believe that we can all change the world in small form. Being granted a chance to have people believe in your talents enough that you can touch the world in masses, there is no telling how you can change the world. Whether it be through music, charity, or simply, self love.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
I think all of the judges are great. I don't really have a favorite. I respect them all equally.
Who is your least favorite judge and why?
I don't have a least favorite. See previous answer.
What advice do you have for other hopefuls?
Find out who you are and embrace it. It is so much easier to face criticism when you are comfortable in your own skin. Never let anyone or anything stop you unless it is you.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
That I am addicted to reruns of "Law and Order." I can't help it. I can watch it for hours.
SEASON 3 TOP 12
SEASON 3 BEST OF THE REST
- "Power of Love"
- "You Make Me Feel Brand New"
- "Sin Wagon"
- "Dancing In The Street"