Audition[edit | edit source]
Jackson auditioned in Los Angeles. He sang "Make It Rain" by Foy Vance. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.
Hollywood Round[edit | edit source]
Jackson's stay in Hollywood wasn't shown much, but after his untelevised final solo performance, he was placed in the second deliberation along with Austin Michael Robinson, Ruthie Craft, Gaba, Katie Belle and Juan Pablo. It was revealed that everyone in the room was eliminated.
Performances in American Idol[edit | edit source]
|Round||Song Choice||Original Artist||Theme (if any)||Result|
|Auditions||"Make It Rain"||Foy Vance||None||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||Dreaming w/A Broken Heart||John
|Hollywood Round 1||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||Carry On
|Kansas||Hollywood Round 2||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||Original||Jackson Gillies & Bryan Titus||Hollywood Round 3||Eliminated|
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Jackson suffers from Type 1 Diabetes since age 3 and an incurable skin condition called Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) since age 13.
- Jackson was the final televised contestant of Season 17.