American Idol season 14 personality who finished in 6th place. He was working as a manager at French Connection in The Shops at Canal Place in New Orleans before appearing on Idol.
With the encouragement of his mentor and drama instructor in school, he channeled his creative energy into theater. He performed in a school production of Fences and a festival production of Ain't Misbehavin'.
His fashion and appearance on American Idol was a always a topic in the media during his Idol run.
He was born and raised in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans.
He and Joey Cook were both American Idol season 14 contestants based out of New Orleans.