Mar. 25th, 1987
Dallas, Texas, USA
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- Hates doing interviews, claiming he has trouble with it.
- Majored in construction science at Texas A&M University.
- Twice in 2008, his performances on American Idol prompted huge digital sales spikes and album gains for original artists. His homage to Jeff Buckey's version of "Hallelujah" prompted the Buckley download to rocket to No.1 on the Hot Digital Songs, selling 178,000 copies. A few weeks later, Castro's take on Iz Kamakawiwo'Ole's version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" sent Iz's track to No. 11 on Hot Digital Songs.
- Attended Vernon Schrade Middle School.
- Performed as a drummer for the rock band Keeping Lions (formerly named Charlemagne).
- Is the first person in his family to be born in America.
- Raised in Rowlett, Texas.
- Two siblings, Michael and Jackeline (Jackie).