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Hometown: Las Vegas
Profession: Dance teacher
Dance Style: Tap
Rejection Comeback: "Initially I wasn't even supposed to be in the Top 20. I was cut at the Green Mile... The best piece of advice that I've been given is 'Stay positive and never, never give up.' Because I could have been very, very negative... But I stayed positive, and I went back and told my students about ... what a great experience it was. And sure enough, like a day after that, I got a call to be here. So that type of energy led to this. I firmly believe that."
Son of an Alien: "Everybody at home, all of my close friends, family call me A.T. It's my first and last initial. It's the name that I've gone by when I'm writing my music. My father, [as] an entertainer used to go by E.T. because his name is Earl Turner. And then the movie came out and then he [had to] cool [it] with that because he didn't want everybody to [say], 'Phone home!' and think he was an alien."