If you caught tonight's episode of American Idol you probably saw 15 yr old Lafayette native, Jacee Badeaux. Jacee was on the New Orleans audition show and wowed the panel of judges. Rumors have been circulating for a while around Acadiana about "the Lafayette student" that "went to Hollywood" and Idol insiders already have Badeaux pegged in the Final Top 40. What did you think of Jacee ? What do you think his chances are in Hollywood ?

We'll find out soon enough, but until then .. get to know a little more about Jacee ..

  • Full Name: Jacee Chipcoon Badeaux
  • Rumored to be one of the Top 40 contestants in Season 10 of American Idol (2011)
  • Auditioned ("American Idol 2011") in New Orleans, LA
  • 15 years old
  • From Lafayette, LA
  • Won FOX44's Baton Rouge Idol in 2010
  • Was in the Fantasia Youth Choir