Full Name: Jordan Casey Pelfrey

Birthday: 8/31/1989

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL

Current Town: Nashville,TN

I feel most confident when: I'm in the studio working on some new music, writing a new song or on stage playing a show. I hate to sound cliche', but music is my life, can't go a day without it. I also feel most confident surrounded by my closest friends, because without them, I'd be nowhere. I know I'm biased, but I honestly feel as though my friends are the most supportive, awesome, caring people I know!

What's one item you can't leave home without? My iPhone... I know everyone says that, but I feel naked when I can't stay in touch. I've literally turned the car around halfway through a trip just to retrieve it! haha

What's your favorite food? That's a really hard question for me. If I had to choose, I could probably narrow it down to either Greek or Thai. My friends and I probably keep quite a bit of East Nashville restaurants going with our attendance haha.

My greatest achievement has been: Graduating from Belmont University and Playing for the Queen of England last year in London! Two experiences that I will never forget!

What do you hope your next greatest achievement will be? Paying off all of my student loans...College wasn't cheap and I passed up a free-ride in Florida to come to Nashville. I still believe it was well worth it though. Also, I would have to say, finally securing my "big kid job".

Boxers or briefs? Um...commando ;)

If you won $1 million (tax free) and had to give half of it away, who would you give it to? I would probably split it in half and give half to my family for supporting me through all of these years. For all of the times that I was almost behind, they carried me, and I would like to return the favor. I would also like to see my little sister not have to worry about paying for college since I kind of used up all those funds. The other half I would donate to Blood:Water Mission, an organization whose sole mission is to empower communities to work together against the HIV/AIDS and water crises in Africa. They do amazing work and because of them, already over 1,000 communities in Africa now have access to clean drinking water! 

This article has been republished from Out & About Nashville, and was part of a series of first-person pieces written by the late Bobbi Williams.

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