Hometown: Federal Way, WA
Favorite male pop artists?
Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson
Favorite female pop artists?
Lauryn Hill, Susan Tedeschi
When did you first start to sing?
Once I stopped crying.
Do you have any formal singing training?
What other talents do you have?
If you donít make it on AMERICAN IDOL, what will you do?
Use the experience to further my career.
What are your personal goals in life?
To become witty.
What album would your friends be surprised you own?
My friends donít get surprised by my musical choices.
Who is your AMERICAN IDOL?
Do you have any rituals or things you do each time before you perform?
Most embarrassing moments?
I donít get embarrassed.
What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
Making it to the top 24 on American Idol.
If you couldnít sing, which talent would you most like to have?
What is your definition of AMERICAN IDOL?
A role model.
Who is your favorite judge and why?
Simon Cowell, Ďcause heís brutally honest.
What would people be surprised to learn about you?
I can independently raise both corners of my upper lip.
How has this changed your life?
Iím scared that Iíll never be able to walk into a supermarket without someone recognizing me.
Do you have any lucky charms?
I donít eat sugary cereal.
Who are your heroes in life?
Joseph Paul Recchi Sr. (My Grandpa).
Whatís been your toughest obstacle in life?
Do you think the audition process was fair?
Yes, grueling but fair.
If you win, who will you thank first?