Finalist on the 9th season of NBC's America's Got Talent, who continued her singing career after the show by practicing with acclaimed vocal coach Sal Dupree. She went on to become a finalist on season 16 of American Idol.
She was 11 years old when she auditioned for America's Got Talent.
She often dedicates her performances to her late grandmother.
She has a sister Jacey Marie who is also a singer. She is the fourth of five siblings.