TIFTON, GA (WALB) - Cordele native Austin French is back in south Georgia after competing on the ABC show "Rising Star".
French came in second place and says the experience on the show has allowed him to show his talent to the world.
Since being back, French say he's recognized everywhere he goes.
He says he ready to take his music career to the next level.
"Right know just kind of playing the waiting game. Capitol records still has the options to pick me up for a record deal. Then also a couple of producers and agents have contacted me. So we'll see. Hopefully a record deal contract will blossom and show up soon," said Austin French.
French says his favorite song performance on the show was Alicia Keys "If I aint' got You". He's a Worship pastor at The Journey Church in Tifton.