Janell Wheeler Info:
Hometown: Tampa, Fl
Janell Wheeler's 'American Idol' Journey:
Janell Wheeler says her friends have been telling her to audition for American Idol for years, but it was a good friend's cancer diagnosis that inspired her to finally try out. Janell made it through to Hollywood after auditioning in Orlando.
More About Janell Wheeler, 'Idol' Contestant:
Janell Wheeler, who first performed in the second grade, loves to write her own songs and play the guitar. She graduated from the University of Florida at Gainesville with a bachelor's degree in theater. Janell loves to break dance and bargain shop.
Pictures and performance list coming soon.
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