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Get Ready to Cry Every Time Jeremiah Harmon Takes the 'American Idol' Stage


Who knew American Idol could still make us cry like babies 17 seasons in? On the March 10 episode, viewers were introduced to church janitor Jeremiah Harmon — and his intro package was emotional, to say the least.

The adorable redhead is a pastor’s kid, who came out to his family three years ago. "I first realized that I was gay when I was 9 years old. I had a crush on a guy at youth camp," the 26-year-old shared. "I felt a sense of there are certain parts of me that do belong and there are certain parts of me that don’t belong."

Keep reading for more info on Jeremiah’s background and spoilers on how far he gets in the competition!

Jeremiah is both a singer and songwriter.