Austin French from "Rising Star" is one of the contestants featured in the ABC reality competition series. He sang "Georgia on My Mind" by Ray Charles for his inaugural performance on the show, garnering an 87% vote on the East Coast and 85% on the West Coast.

Currently a worship pastor at Journey Church in Tifton, Georgia, Austin French is an online student at Liberty University studying Evangelism Ministry. A singer and songwriter, he also plays guitar, drums, piano and bass. He's engaged and comes from a musical family. His mom taught voice and piano, and he's been training since he was just two years old.


Age: ∼22 years old
Hometown: Tifton, GA

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