Thursday morning in Manila, Jessica Sanchez received her third standing ovation as she impressed the American Idol judges with her rendition of Billy Joel's "Everybody Has A Dream."
Today, Jessica Sanchez once again avoided elimination from the show, making her one of the top 9.
Jessica Elizabeth Sanchez was born on August 4, 1995 in Chula Vista, California to Gilbert and Editha Sanchez. Her father is Mexican American and originally from Texas. Her mother is a Filipina and originally hailed from Bataan province in the Philippines.