"I was always okay with the fact that I was taller and bigger than everybody else growing up. My mom, my dad, and my friends always told me I was beautiful."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Jordin Sparks on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Jordin Sparks on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Jordin Sparks on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Jordin Sparks on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Jordin Sparks on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I've performed in Auburn Hills, at The Palace, so I haven't really been in downtown Detroit, but I've been able to be here, and I can really see, what the city was. Like, I can feel why Motown started here and how amazing it was."
"Since 'Idol' I've gotten used to having an amazing hair and make-up team around me, so I'm starting to get picky. I know what I like now and I'm happy to say 'Could we maybe change that?' if I don't like something. I don't yell or anything, but I think I could definitely start to act a little diva-ish when it comes to my look."
"I'd love to do something with Kelly Clarkson because she's been a monumental influence on me. I love how she handles her celebrity. She's not in the tabloids a lot but everyone knows and respects her because she's got an amazing voice. That's something I aim towards."
"I'm so excited for my first fragrance! I chose to partner with Dots because I love what they do for their customers, bringing them the hottest trends in fashion, accessories and fragrance at unbelievably low prices. It's amazing!"
"I'd love to own a bakery at some point. My grandmother could help me run it - she is an amazing baker! I'd also love to do a cookbook."