Two Central Florida natives to appear as contestants on American Idol – WFTV

Central Florida Natives Set to Shine as Contestants on American Idol, Reports WFTV

In Orlando, Florida, American Idol is set to showcase talents from the local area. Two hopefuls, Alyssa Raghu from Lake Nona and Deida Jeudy from Tavares, are gearing up to dazzle audiences in this Sunday’s episode.

Alyssa Raghu is no stranger to the American Idol stage. This appearance marks her third, following her participation in the 2018 and 2019 seasons. Raghu reflects on her journey, noting the significant impact the show has had on her personal growth.

Deida Jeudy, on the other hand, draws inspiration from her family. Her brothers’ support and their shared passion for music have been her driving force to pursue this challenge.

Both contestants shared their excitement about the unique experiences the show offers. Raghu is eager to witness the judges’ reactions now that she’s 21, contrasting her initial appearance at 15 with no industry experience. The thought of this comparison excites her.

Jeudy finds joy in connecting with fellow contestants who share her aspirations and interests. This camaraderie among participants with similar goals is something she finds truly amazing.

Don’t miss the chance to support Alyssa and Deida as they take the stage on American Idol, airing Sunday at 8 pm. For more updates and to stay informed, download our free news and weather apps, and tune into Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.