Jacee auditioned in New Orleans. He sang "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay" by Otis Redding. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.
Jacee was shown in the first part of Hollywood Round. He sang "Bless the Broken Road" by Rascal Flatts. He was shown in a group called "Sugar Mama and the Babies" along with Brett Loewenstern, Denise Jackson, Stevie Cain and Natalie Hanson singing "Mercy" by Duffy. He was shown in the third part of Hollywood Week singing "The Time of My Life" by David Cook. He was placed in the first deliberation room along with Ashley Sullivan, Brett Loewenstern, Clint Jun Gamboa, Casey Abrams, James Durbin, Chris Medina, Robbie Rosen and Lauren Alaina amongst others. Everyone in his room advanced.
Las Vegas Round
His stay in Vegas wasn't shown much, but he did advance.
His final solo performance was "Gone Too Soon" by Michael Jackson. For the final deliberation, he was called up with Brett Loewenstern and Colton Dixon. There they told Brett that he advanced while Jacee and Colton were eliminated.