Andrew Garcia, 24, was born in Compton, California, but grew up in Moreno Valley, California, where he still lives. He is a singer/song writer, playing the guitar and singing since he was 18. Pior to the Idol competition, Andrew was known on Youtube. His account contained videos of him doing covers of songs or originals with also family and friends. He has been involved with The Adrian William Project and Ovid, singing and playing the guitar.