Aggie a Finalist on American Idol

By: Meredith Stancik and Irena Harold Email
By: Meredith Stancik and Irena Harold Email

An Aggie could be the next American Idol.

Jason Castro of Rowlett has made it into the top 24 on the hit reality show.

Castro, 20, is a construction science major at Texas A&M.

He admitted that he was overwhelmed when he to got the Hollywood invite.

"When I found out I was in the top 24 it was pretty surreal, " Castro said. "I was kind of in a daze, I mean, just from the whole day even heading up, I was like, I was just emotionally drained the whole day watching everybody. It was more towards the end and I was just exhausted and I went and I was just like, when I found out I was just like wow is this real you know. "

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