Several "American Idol" alums have gone on to have successful careers in the Christian music industry and season 11 finalist Jeremy Rosado is on course to do just that. Rosado says his come back to Jesus moment made him realize he could "rewind" and start new.
The "American Idol" favorite was highly praised by judge Jennifer Lopez during the singing competition. Lopez even coined the name "Jer-Bear" for him. But Rosado was eliminated before making it the top 10, and after a taste a fame he was left to figure out what was next.
Rosado released his new EP Rewind on Friday during a large release party held by his church, Free Life Chapel in Lakeland, Florida. He says what kept him going the years following "American Idol" was God's grace to help him start over.
"I've found myself telling God so many times, 'If I could only rewind time and change things I've done' or do things I didn't, finding myself feeling stuck from past things," the 25-year-old told The Christian Post. "In an instant when I started writing these songs, I felt God tell me, everyday is a rewind for you, My Grace is enough, it gives you a restart always, and in that moment everything changed for me!"
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