Meet the American Idol 2019 Contestants: Episode 2

Meet the American Idol 2019 Contestants: Episode 2

Auditions continue WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 8|7c as American Idol heads to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; Louisville, Kentucky; and Los Angeles, California, in search of America's next superstar. Now meet the contestants giving it all they've got in Episode 2!

Courtney Penry 
Age: 25
Hometown: Houston, TX
Occupation: Bride-to-Be
Random Fact: Formerly know as "Crazy Chicken Girl in love with Ryan Seacrest" from 2011 auditions 
Instagram: @courtneypenrymusic

Logan Johnson
Age: 20
Hometown: Boise, ID
Occupation: Golf Shop Attendant
Random Fact: Has wanted to be on American Idol since age five
Instagram: @logankjohnson

Eddie Island
Age: 25
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Occupation: Rideshare Driver/Unofficial Nashville Mayor
Random Fact: Moved to Nashville for a Paramore concert and never left
Instagram: @nashvillemayor

Kason Lester
Age: 28
Hometown: Lebanon, TN
Occupation: Strawberry Farmer
Random Fact: Has planted 30,000 strawberries by hand
Instagram: @kasonlester

Karli Ryan
Age: 17
Hometown: Milton, FL
Occupation: High School Student
Random Fact: Her mom auditioned for Idol 15 years ago
Instagram: @karliryanmusic

Juan Pablo
Age: 26
Hometown: North Hollywood, CA
Occupation: Ride Share Driver
Random Fact: Addicted to mango-chile flavored Nerds
Instagram: @juanpablomusic1

Shayy Winn
Age: 17
Hometown: Midlothian, VA
Occupation: High School Student
Random Fact: Was obsessed with dinosaurs as a kid
Instagram: @shaylashayywinn

Landen Knowlton
Age: 23
Hometown: Tupelo, MS
Occupation: Army Sergeant
Random Fact: Starred in a short film when he was eight that won several awards
Instagram: @LandenKnowlton

Ethan Payne
Age: 15
Hometown: Macon, GA
Occupation: High School Student
Random Fact: Luke Bryan gave him a guitar at one of his concerts
Instagram: @ethanpaynemusic

Kimberly & Bernie Gonzalez
Age: 27, 26
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Occupation: Newlyweds
Random Fact: Had a Cinderella-themed wedding
Instagram: @Kimberly_janet_g & @Bernie_g3

Alejandro Aranda
Age: 24
Hometown: Pomona, CA
Occupation: Dishwasher
Random Fact: Has only been playing music for four years
Instagram: @scarypoolparty

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