Occupation: College student
Hometown: Chelsea, MA
Ashley Rodriguez's 'American Idol' Journey:
Ashley Rodriguez auditioned for season nine in Boston. The college student had made a pact with her mother that she would not audition for the show until she was almost done with college. When she auditioned in Boston, the judges gave her a golden ticket to Hollywood.
More About Ashley Rodriguez, 'Idol' Contestant:
Ashley Rodriguez describes herself as outgoing. "I live to have a lot of fun," she said. Ashley, who is Puerto Rican, says most people would be surprised to know "I’m Peurto Rican, I love my culture, I love my family, but I don’t speak Spanish." She says her most memorable performance was performing in front of music legend Smokey Robinson at a school concert. Ashley graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Her major was music business.
Pictures and performance list coming soon.
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