Stephanie Gummelt began playing guitar and writing songs when she was about 12. From there, she entered into local talents shows.
The 18 year old said she has been inspired by artist such as James Taylor. Although this is not reflected in the music she plays, she said she is inspired by the lyrics.
Find out what inspired the teen to try out for American Idol and how she felt about her audition as she joined FOX4's Nick Vasos.