Meet Josh ‘JDA’ Davila: Former AMERICAN IDOL Contestant Transitions From Male to Female

Josh 'JDA' Davila american idol
By: Nick Edsall

It’s the ultimate ‘American Idol’ makeover!

Jaidah Christina Davila — who competed in the “male” category under the name Josh JDA back in season 12 — has successfully completed her transition into becoming a woman.

She even has a crisp new U.S. Social Security card to prove it.

“I don’t even recognize the person that I used to be on ‘Idol,’” the singer said in an interview with

“I am not just cross-dressing anymore.”

“I am not this gay, feminine boy. I am actually now on hormone replacement therapy. I have been for a year and a half.” [Read more…]