Watch this Christian Guardino interview from 2017 with Greater Long Island

Christian Guardino

As Christian Guardino lights up the stage at American Idol, a favorite to win it all, we take a look back at our 9-minute interview with him recorded in 2017.

He was fresh off his America’s Got Talent appearance at the time. He was also going into his senior year at Patchogue-Medford High School.

You can also scroll down for a touching, hour-long GLI podcast with Guardino and his mom, Beth, from 2018.

See below to watch his Golden Buzzer win.