Jermaine auditioned in Atlanta. He sang "One of Us" by Joan Osborne. All four judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.
Jermaine was shown in a group called "Phoenix" with Moorea Masa, Ben Honeycutt and Jeff Goldford. Their group continued despite a member of their group withdrawing from the competition. They sang "Carry On, Wayward Son" by Kansas. He and Jeff both advanced. On the final day of Hollywood Week, he sang "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson. After the judges' verdict, he was placed in the same holding room as Casey James, Tim Urban, Tyler Grady, Andrew Garcia, Todrick Hall, Katie Stevens, Siobhan Magnus, Crystal Bowersox, Alex Lambert, Michael Lynche, Thaddeus Johnson, Tori Kelly, Lilly Scott and Jeff Goldford. Everyone in his room advanced. At the final deliberation, it was revealed that he made the Top 24.
Jermaine sang "Get Here" by Brenda Russell. He received enough votes to be considered "safe" for that week.
Jermaine sang "What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye. He along with John Park received the lowest number of votes among the male contestants for that week, eliminating him from the competition.
|Lee DeWyze · Crystal Bowersox · Casey James · Michael Lynche · Aaron Kelly · Siobhan Magnus · Tim Urban · Katie Stevens · Andrew Garcia · Didi Benami · Paige Miles · Lacey Brown|
|Lilly Scott · Alex Lambert · Todrick Hall · Katelyn Epperly · Haeley Vaughn · Michelle Delamor · Jermaine Sellers · John Park · Tyler Grady · Ashley Rodriguez · Joe Munoz · Janell Wheeler|