The former Yale quarterback, Dez Duron, auditioned for The Voice but failed to impress the 4 judges with his cover of the Backstreet Boys’ “I Want It That Way”. The adorable guy moved out to California to pursue a career in singing.
He said in an interview that his father won a Grammy for writing the song “We’ve Come to Worship”.
Watch his performance below.
Personal Info from Yale: Destin “Dez” Daniel Duron is the son of Denny and DeAnza Duron… Five siblings Destiny (SMU ’05 summa cum laude, Duke Law ’08), Dawn Chere (Lee University ’07 summa cum laude), Denny Jr. (Pepperdine ’09, baseball player), Dee, and Dakota… Brother and brother-in-law were both all-state QB’s and won state championships at ECA… Father played quarterback for 1973 La. Tech team which won the first-ever Division II national championship playoff… Enjoys wakeboarding and water sports… Volunteered at Winner’s Circle Kid’s Camp… Intends to major in economics and work in business.