Top male finalist on the 10th season of American Idol who serves as a singer, songwriter, composer and arranger of his own lyrics and music. He released a debut album titled Just Like a Rose.
He began receiving national acclaim for his songwriting as early as the age of eight.
His song "Make It Through" became the official song for the Sophia's Cure Foundation. He has performed at many charitable functions.
He is from Merrick, New York.