Hometown: Port Elizabeth
Jean only started seriously thinking about music when he went to Stellenbosch University to study Social Dynamics and he participated in his res’s annual concert, “Simonstock”.
“People started telling me I could sing, so I started taking it seriously,” he says. “When I entered Idols I was still not an experienced singer, and I’ve been working very hard to get myself up to scratch so that I might have a chance of keeping up with the amazing talent of this season.” But he’s ready for the challenge.
“There’s always beauty to be found in life and no matter how difficult things may get, there will always be a time when life rewards you for pushing through the challenges it sets out for you,” he says.