The 16 year old's passion for singing started several years ago while performing at his church. Then a former music teacher suggested he enter The Today Show contest. So his family sent in a video and he became a contestant.
On Tuesday, he competed in the finals. He had to sing the song "Fame" with the other finalist and won!
Both Danville High School and the City of Danville have plans for Christian's return. The school is honoring him at their scholarship assembly. This Friday, the City of Danville is holding a ceremony for Christian at Temple Plaza. There will be a short parade and of course, Christian is going to sing a couple of songs.