Mikey Duran ’13 in National Spotlight as a Contestant on “American Idol”

Posted January 23, 2015 / Last updated February 24, 2016

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Mikey Duran '13

Mikey Duran ’13

Jesuit alumnus Mikey Duran ’13 was thrust in the national spotlight as a contestant on “American Idol,” one of whose judges happens to be a well-known Blue Jay,  Harry Connick, Jr. ’85.

Duran and Connick had a lively exchange about Jesuit before the young alumnus went on to make a favorable impression on the panel of judges.

Duran last performed for his classmates when he sang Green Day’s “Time of Your Life” during their senior week in 2013 in the Jesuit auditorium.

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