"I'll never forget the first time I heard a song that sounded as if it was written about my life. Realizing there's someone else out there that feels exactly how you feel is m a g i c a l.
At the time, I wondered what would happen if I could do that...if instead of locking away my diary entries, I shared them. So I started writing songs. Nearly every person, place, and cherished memory of mine became a lyric.
I started playing my songs for rooms of strangers, standing on stages starry-eyed as I opened for artists that inspire me most. I remember the night I opened for Kate Voegele & Tyler Hilton, as I sang lyrics that came straight from my diary, I locked eyes with so many in the room that understood the stories I was telling. I realized all at once, I had created the magic I felt when I fell in love with music for the first time...."