Like many of the contestants on American Idol 2013, you may find the face of Matheus Fernandes familiar.
But in this case, the diminutive singer isn’t a former auditioner from Idol seasons past. Fans of The Glee Project will remember Matheus from the inaugural season of the reality competition show that combines, singing, acting, and dancing for a chance to win a seven-episode story arc on Glee.
In this clip, we’re introduced to Matheus, who was born in Brazil and moved to the U.S. when he was 12. Although doctors have been unable to explain his height issue, he takes life in stride in spite of his petite stature.
Watch the full clip below to see snippets of his appearance on The Glee Project! Plus, check out his American Idol 2013 audition from Long Beach, CA here.