Hometown: Wrentham, MA
Audition City: Boston
Favorite Female Artist:
Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston
Favorite Male Artist:
Luther Vandross, Josh Groban, Boyz 2 Men
When did you first start to sing?
When I began watching Winnie the Pooh and Disney Movies.
Do you have any formal singing training?
Yes. I have taken singing lessons in the past at the Franklin School for the Performing Arts.
What other talents do you have?
Scholarship for basketball at Boston College. Ceramics. All Sports.
If you don't make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
Continue to play basketball at Boston College.
What are your personal goals in life?
To be a role model, to live a healthy and happy life, to continue to have a successful career in basketball.
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 you perform?
Yes, I wear a special star necklace my mom gave me for my 16th birthday. I also wear it before every game.
Most embarassing moments?
My first day I had my permit I backed out of my driveway and into a parked car.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Being one of the few people in MA to be a 2000 point scorer.
If you couldn't sing, which talent would you most like to have?
To be a professional basketball player.
What is your definition of an AMERICAN IDOL?
To be a role model for their community, work with young people. Leading by example.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Randy because he shares a passion for sports and music.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
That I sleep with a teddy bear and I almost can't sleep without it.
How has this changed your life?
This has taken me down a road I didn't expect.
Do you have any lucky charms?
A lucky star necklace.
Who are your heroes in life?
People who serve in the armed forces - like my Dad.
What's been your toughest obstacle in life?
Overcoming people's incorrect assumptions about me.
Do you think the audition process was fair?
If you win, who will you thank first?
My parents and the people who believe in me, and who have supported me for many years.