March 2, 2003
Jacquez Swanigan started singing at the age of 3 at his home church where he sang his first solo at the age of 4 years old. Since then Jacquez has performed in numerous churches in Central and Northwest Arkansas. He had his first talent show performance at 6 years old at Central Park Elementary
He was invited to sing at the nationally known Wal-Mart Black Music Celebration where he shared the stage with several local and national performing artists. Since then he has portrayed little Michael Jackson of the Jackson 5 in a traveling show “Moonwalker”. This little performer also sang “The National Anthem” at the Barclays in Brooklyn New York for the Brooklyn Nets. Jacquez was a contestant on the hit show, America’s Got Talent, making it to the Las Vegas round in 2011.
Jacquez has gone from being a critically ill child at Arkansas Children's Hospital to being one of the most talented children Arkansas has ever seen. Soon the world will see the wonderful gift Jacquez Swanigan has been blessed with.